Middle Eastern recipes

September 12, 2019

This Aqras Allahm Almafrum (Circle Minced Meat) can be eaten at any time of the day. This Recipe is made with dough stuffed with ground beef, onion, parsley, and cilantro. You can make large quantities, put in a freezer and take them out at any time you want to eat the...

October 29, 2018

Makdous is stuffed small size eggplants soaked in olive oil, it is part of Middle Eastern cuisine (Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Iraq). These eggplants usually tiny, tangy and stuffed with walnuts (like to use peanuts if I do not have walnuts), red pepper, garlic,...

December 16, 2017

The Iraqi Samoon is consumed mainly in Iraq and some part of the Middle East, it is usually baked in traditional stone ovens. Samoon is one of the most common bread in Iraq, alongside with Khubz (flat Iraqi bread). It is usually served with diverse types of foods such...

December 5, 2017

Lentil soup keeps your soul warm especially during the winter time, when it is so cold outside and you come home to have a big bowl of lentil soup, it will keep you so warm and the taste is so hearty, filling, and tasty.  lentil soup will taste even better with homemad...

September 20, 2017

Bread always take me back when I was little girl in Baghdad, I would walk to the bakery to get Samoon (Iraqi type of bread) it was always made fresh. I pick the Samoon as soon as it comes out from the oven, it is super-hot, it smells so good and I would always eat one...

August 13, 2017

       I like to cook kofta with rich tomatoes sauce and serve it with basmati rice, you can also serve it with spaghetti, couscous and quinoa. Kofta is comparable to meatballs and served internationally with different names, with the main ingredient minced meat rolled...

June 14, 2017

Ramadan is the name of the 9th month in the Arabic calendar, Ramadan is one of mine most favorite time of the year and it has been for many years. This month is all about giving, sharing, forgiving, caring, helping and the most of all being kind to all people and great...

December 14, 2016

Beef Shawarma dish is very popular and well know dish in Iraq and also Middle East, it is usually a street vendor food dish. As you walk the street of Baghdad or anywhere in the Middle East you would not miss this dish, it is avaibale everywhere you go . It is very thi...

November 19, 2016

Couscous is a main dish in North African cuisines of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Mauritania and Libya.  This dish became very popular in the middle East also in Europe and United States. Couscous is light and fluffy when it is cooked, it is very easy and simple dish to...

November 4, 2016

Lamb liver is an important part of the Iraqi and Middle Eastern traditional recipes; I am not much into eating lamb liver, but my husband really enjoy this dish. I like to cook the liver with the heart and kidney of the lamb and mix them all in one dish. My husband lov...

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