Shoshanah Bread: The Road Less Traveled

  We are free to digress from the hordes. We possess the right to ditch stereotypes. And it is completely legal to choose the road less traveled…  In Na’ama’ s cozy kitchen in Washington DC, we brought together two generations of Egyptian-Americans and Israeli-Americans to a family signature recipe, “Shoshana’s Bread.” I was in Washington […]

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Mrs. Blain’s Cookies: A Tribute to an Exceptional Teacher

“Follow your common sense.  Strike a balance between love and discipline.  One shouldn’t be at the expense of the other. And everything will be just fine”.   These are a few of Mrs. Paulette Blain’s golden words.  Mrs. Blain was my daughter’s kindergarten exemplary teacher. Mrs. Paulette Blain is one of those exceptional creatures who seldom […]

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Foul Medames (Egyptian Stew of Fava Beans) فول مدمس

Foul medames or ful Madams (stew of fava beans)

Egyptian “Foul Medames” (stew of fava bean is Egypt’s quintessential breakfast and an unmistakable street food staple. In this blog post, you will learn how to make stew of fava beans in your slow cooker, at the comfort of your own home.

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