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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Singaporean Chili Crab: Singapore, Happy 55th Birthday

Chili Crab is unofficially the national dish of Singapore. It is a chilli-spiked, simmering vibrant tomato sauce where a handsome orange and sizeable crab nesting happily in her new habitat, mingling with this luscious sauce. Typically, this Singaporean dish is served with fried Mantou buns, which help soak up the luscious sauce to the last drop.

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Bran Sea Bass: A Fresh Breeze from Alexandria, Egypt

I am thrilled to partner with Mediterranean Lifestyle magazine with this article about Egyptian Grilled Bran Fish. It is more than a mere recipe. It is a piece of food memoirs rooted in my hometown: Alexandria, Egypt.
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Tagen seafood we Freekeh: One Pot Seafood-Freekeh Bake

It is a one-pot dish where Freekeh (a whole grain packed with fiber and protein) delivers an earthy smoky note and chewy texture that complements the seafood cooked in a rich light vegetable stock mixed with tomato sauce.

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Steamed Fish: Singapore, My New Home 2/3

Recipe and food styling by chef Deric Koh  Simplest recipes are in many cases the best!  This personal belief pretty much applies to this Chinese style steamed fish.  Steaming a whole fish is a simple, homey technique that delivers subtle, yet accentuated flavors.

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