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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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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Loaded Dark Chocolate Bark

This chocolate bark studded with toasted pistachios, almonds, and cranberries are easy-to-make, healthy snack, mood booster, and a decadent vegan treat.

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Macarona Béchamel/Forn: The dish that bridges three cultures

Macarona Béchamel (aka Macarona Forn) is an Egyptian pasta bake, and a one pot meal that has three layers: penne pasta, spices-spiked, luscious red meat sauce, and a silky, smooth white sauce on top. The dish is an iconic crowd pleaser in Egypt. It is nutritious, make ahead, freezer friendly, and excellent potluck dish that garners compliments like no other.

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