Hazelnut Thumbprint Cookies Filled with Caramel-Coffee Spread

Hazelnut thumbprint cookies filled with caramel coffee is a creative twist on the classic thumbprint cookies. It is pretty easy to make and very difficult to keep your hands off once they are baked. These cookies are destined to be the star of any cookies’ tray.

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Fatta: Egyptian Festive Meat-Rice Dish: الفتة المصرية

Crown your festive table with this glorious and authentic Egyptian Fatta. Don’t be daunted by its glorious look. This meat-rice dish is much easier to make than you think. Roll your sleeves, read my step by step recipes and get ready to savor “Fatta”, Egypt’s most iconic celebratory Dish.

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Why Dry Brine Works Best for Turkeys: Thanksgiving Series

Dry brine is a no mess, no fuss technique that makes the turkey flesh so juicy and moist, as it breaks up the bird protein.  Compared to brine solution, dry brine takes half the time whether to prepare or to apply on the turkey. 

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Ruz Belkhalta: Egyptian Festive Rice studded with nuts, kidneys and gizzards: رز بالخلطة

Ruz Bealkhalta is a wholesome, Egyptian festive rice dish with amped up flavors. Traditionally, the rice is cooked with chicken’s kidneys and gizzards and garnished with raisins and nuts. In addition to its unmistakable aromas and distinct flavors, the dish offers several health benefits as it is rich in omega 3 and protein.

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Bosara: Egyptian Dip of Split Fava Beans and Aromatic Fresh Herbs

Bosara is an ancient Egyptian VEGAN dip. It is a puree of split fava beans mixed with fresh aromatic herbs and spiked with garlic, fried onions, and spices. It is a highly nutritious and vibrant green dip that pleases an eclectic crowd, especially when served with freshly toasted pita bread and/or vegetable sticks.

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