Kousa Mahshi is a traditional Mediterranean dish. Whenever I make it, I’m reminded of my mom, the person who taught me how to make this dish, and how to cook. It’s a comfort food to me, and makes me remember feeling safe, nourished, and loved by my mother, working side by side with her.… Continue reading
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Cinnamon & spice tea (Fingan Erfeh) is a traditional Middle Eastern tea served to guests who come to see a newborn baby. This spicy tea is warming, and flavorful with the infusion of cinnamon, anise, cloves and ginger. It is strained, sweetened and served with chopped walnuts on top.
Knowing how to preserve the bountiful harvest of the summer helps us decide which vegetables and fruits to grow or buy, and, how to store them through the cold winter months ahead. Some of my earliest memories were helping my mom and grandma prepare makdous for the winter.… Continue reading
Celebrating my husband’s birthday today. Happy birthday, honey! I’m so glad to be a special part of your life. I am thankful and honored you have chosen me to share it with. In celebration of this your special day, I have made this special Brownie~Banana~Peanut Caramel~Ice Cream Cake.… Continue reading
Ok these truffles aren’t members of the genera Tuber and Terfezia. I’ve never tasted any of those truffles! I hear “they are among the most expensive of the world’s natural foods, often commanding as much as $250~$450 per lb”. Here’s a little bit of information about those kind of truffles.… Continue reading