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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Rolled Grape Leaves : A Labor of Love for Those Who Well Deserve It

Rolled grape leaves are an Iconic Middle Eastern dish with a wide appeal for ostensible reasons. The paper-thin briny grape leaves encase a juicy traditional mix of rice and meat, either beef or lamb or only rice. The stuffing is spiked by an assortment of pungent spices such as cardamom, cumin, allspice, and cinnamon.

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Feteer Meshaltet Helw: Try This Ancient Egyptian Flaky Sweet Pastry

The recipe of Feteer Helw or Egyptian Sweet Flaky Pastry probably dates back to the ancient Egyptian civilization.  According to some resources, this pastry was made by ancient Egyptians and offered as an oblation to the pharaohs (worshiped gods back then). It is made of simple ingredients, yet its flavors and textures are unrivaled.

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Cardamom-Date Cookies: Manal Alalem, The Role Model

NON-SPONSORED POST  Older generations of Middle Eastern home cooks, as I knew them, were inarguably gifted, but they seldom wrote down a recipe.  And if they did, it was more likely to be inaccurate.  They tended to mainly rely on memory and skip measurements altogether.  Recipes have been handed down from generation to generation, if […]

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