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المقادير اوزني ٣ بيضات بقشرهم عادة الوزن يكون ٢٠٠/٢٢٥ غرام قيسي بنفس الوزن الطحين و السكر و الزبدة ٢ م ص بايكنج باودر ١ م ص خلاصة الفانيلا رشة ملح كريمة الخفق ٣٠٠ مل و ٢ م ص سكر ناعم مربى الفراولة الطريقة تاكدي بان الزبدة بحرارة الغرفة وذلك بوضعها بالغرفة لعدة ساعات. اذا كنتي…

كيك الشوكولا الغني الاسفنجي Rich Moist Chocolate Cake

This recipe was inspired by Hershey’s cake with some changes. I mixed dry ingredients and liquids separately and then added them to each other. I baked for 55 minutes. And I floured the pan with cocoa powder. المقادير  ٢ كوب سكر كوب و ٣/٤ طحين لجميع الأغراض ٣/٤ كوب  الكاكاو ١.٥ ملعقة شاي بيكنج باودر…

Lighter Lasagna

Do you love lasagna but feel guilty everytime you have it? Why not make it healthier and lighter? In this recipe I substitute bechamel with an egg, mixed with milk and light feta cheese. The mince is lean beef sauteed in olive oil. And of course plenty of veggies are added. I cut out cream…

Boreik (Meat Pie)

A traditional baked pie that originated in Tunisia. With a Syrian/Saudi spin, I present you with Eggs Boreik. Absolutely delish and mouthwatering. I had guests over who were on a low-carb high-protein diet. They loved it! I also packed it for my toddler’s lunch, he polished it off.. enough is said. 🙂 ingredients 6 boiled…

Pistachio Semolina Cake

I have been working on this recipe for 2 years to get the perfect moist cakey texture. My secret (not anymore 😋) ingredient is semolina. Divine at every bite. Moreish in every way. Baked at the right temperature for the right duration, this can be your creation. Ingredients 1 cup cake flour or for-all-purposes flour…

Falafel Sandwiches

This amazing Mediterranean invention is by far my favorite. How not to love chickpeas and tahina sauce?! The usual falafel recipe calls for deep frying, but here I resort to baking. Not only is it healthier, it is tastier! Ingredients: 250 grams chickpeas (soaked over night with double the amount of water) or canned and…

Molokhia with Chicken

One of the benefits of living in the Middle East is easy access to many amazing super veggies and foods that are difficult to find elsewhere. One of those is Molokhia! Molokhia offers fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, and selenium, as well as vitamin C, E, K, B6, A, and niacin. It also contains…

Granny’s Apple Cinnamon Cake

This is one of my favorites (and my toddlers!). It is delish, sweet, and can be modified for healthier needs. Ingredients: 1 cup white sugar & 1 cup brown sugar 2 TBSP brown sugar reserved for the end 3 eggs 1 .5 cup veggie oil 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp…

Petite Financiers

Financiers are small french cakes, known for their delicious butter-caramelized flavor. They contain almond and are shaped as rectangles, some believe to resemble gold bars. They became popular in the financial district of Paris surrounding Paris stock exchange. These mini nibbles are a perfect compliment with tea fresh off the oven. Easy, quick, and most…

Broad Beans & Rice (“Roz bfoul”)

A mouth-watering traditional Syrian dish with a European twist. Suitable for all including toddlers & babies. Prep & Cook time: 45 minutes ingredients 400 grams green broad beans (frozen or fresh) 4 TBSP olive oil 5 thyme springs juice of 2 lemons 1 TBSP cumin powder 4 cups chicken stock* 2 TBSP fresh & chopped…