Eggplant Rollups

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Pomegranate Molasses Recipe and 7 different ways to use it

How many times has it happened to you that you see an amazing recipe but you cannot try it because you don’t have that one ingredient. Ofcourse you have the option of ordering it online and wait for it to arrive, but by the time it is at your doorstep you lose that inclination for the…

Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush is a popular Levantine dip made from smoked aubergines. A frequent fore runner to an Arabic main course, it is delicately flavored with garlic, lemon juice and tahini, and eaten with baked pita chips, pita bread or khoobz. It is healthy, vegan, gluten free and delicious. ‘Baba’ in Arabic means ‘father’ and Baba Ganoush…

Hummus with Spinach and Olive(s)- A New Menu for Popeye?

  Popeye- the sailor man with the spinach can is a memorable character from our childhood.Most of us have grown up reading Popeye comics and later on watching Popeye cartoons on the television. The plot revolved around the fight between Popeye a sailor and Bluto his navy buddy turned arch rival to win the love of…

Grilled Chicken Salad- Lebanese Fattoush

When you have been partying hard during the festive season and you have literally lost count of the calories, a fresh and healthy salad brunch comes as a life savior. Fattoush is a Lebanese peasant salad made with fresh vegetables, greens, crispy toasted pita bread and a flavorful sweet and tangy vinaigrette dressing made of…

Kunafa: Dessert from the Desert

Last weekend, my dad took us all out for dinner to a Lebanese restaurant. Lebanese cuisine is mostly flavored with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, fresh herbs and the food is mostly grilled, baked or sauteed in olive oil. One dessert which really caught my attention and my taste buds was ‘Kunafa‘ Kunafa also known as Kanafeh…