Qatayef Recipe: No-Fail Middle Eastern Pancakes قطايف

Atayef filled with Cream and drizzled with simple syrup.

This is a no-fail Qatayef recipe that comes with traditional and non traditional filling options. Qatayef is a quitessional treat during Ramadan that is made of pancake-like batter, filled with nuts, cheese, or cream. Some are folded in a half moon shape and deep fried, while others are cone-shaped and filled with
Ashta (clotted cream), sprinkled with nuts and drizzled with simple syrup.  

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Renga Bel Tahini ( Egyptian Smoked Herring-Tahini recipe) رنجة بالطحينة

Are you looking for smoked herring recipes? Look no further. This Egyptian Tahini-Smoked herring is mouthwatering and so easy to assemble. When deboned, doused in spiced, garlicky tahini, and mixed up with fresh juicy tomatoes, crunchy bell peppers, a mundane store-bought herring transforms into a grommet dish bursting with flavors. 

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Batata Harra (Lebanese Vegan Spicy Potato Salad)

Batata Harra is a plant-based, spicy, Lebanese potato salad that is best served hot. It is a delectable mezzah that also makes a perfect side dish. Its golden hues will brighten up your menu.

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Corn-Bean Trio Salad: The Humblest Crowd Pleaser

Corn- Bean Trio Salad is a humble plant-based and gluten-free dish, made of simple pantry ingredients. Its vibrant colors and soft beans doused in zesty-pungent dressing are hard to resist.  This salad scores high among adults and kids.

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Watermelon-Feta Salad: The American Collage

Happy Fourth to all those who celebrate it. This year the Fourth of July fell on the first week of our vacation in California, the Golden Sate.  We happily celebrated it over a family dinner after a long pool day with the kids. Ostensibly I didn’t have access to my gadget-replete kitchen or my recipe […]

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