Beef and Lamb

Stuffed Grape leaves – mahshy

Stuffed Grape leaves – mahshy

This recipe is so dear to my heart. Hands down, my favorite dish, the one thing I can relish at any given time, and never grow tired of, is a plate of hot, juicy, lemony vine leaves filled with a flavorful, herbed, rice mixture. This […]

Kafta Kebab

Kafta Kebab

If there is only one way to eat meat, it should be kafta kabob. So juicy, tender, flavorful, and perfect with bread, rice, or salad. This kafta is seasoned with spices, onions, peppers, and tomato paste. This is one kafta recipe you can count on […]

Sambousek (beef, cheese, or eggplant filling)

Sambousek (beef, cheese, or eggplant filling)

Sambousek is also called Sambouseh throughout Egypt and the Levant regions. It is similar to samosas, but with a different flavor and spice profile for the filling. In the Arab world, it is basically a fried dumpling of flaky and crispy dough filled with beef […]

Green Bean Stew (Fasulya)

Green Bean Stew (Fasulya)

This green bean stew is such a delicious and simple recipe, you will want to add it to your favorites and quick dinners repertoire. The recipe is a classic Egyptian stew eaten in most Middle Eastern homes throughout various countries in the region. There are […]

Stuffed Cabbage Leaves (Malfoof or Mahshy Kromb)

Stuffed Cabbage Leaves (Malfoof or Mahshy Kromb)

 One of the best dishes to originate from Middle Eastern cuisine, this delicious and savory blend of rice, fresh herbs and tomatoes wrapped in a juicy cabbage leaf will leave everyone begging for more! This healthy dish is easily an all time favorite and comfort […]

Macarona Bechamel

Macarona Bechamel

  This is another classic Egyptian dish. Oozing a creamy b├ęchamel sauce, savory beef, and yummy cheesiness, this pasta casserole will be a huge hit with the whole family. There are many variations to make this casserole slightly healthier such as using vegetables instead of […]

Maqlooba

Maqlooba

Literally, maqlooba means upside down or flipped over. That is exactly what this dish is- a pot full of deliciousness, flipped over onto a plate for serving. The first time I had this was at my friend’s house for dinner, and yes she is Palestinian. […]