Archive for November, 2009

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2009

November 29th, 2009

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The preparations for Eid Al-Adha are similar to Eid Al-Fitr, and the only difference between Eid Al-Adha and Eid Al-Fitr is that during the celebration of Eid al-Adha, Muslims commemorate and remember Abraham’s trials, by themselves slaughtering an animal such as a sheep, cow, goat or camel.

In both Eids, sweets are prepared, we buy new clothes, and visit our relatives, and there is something called “E’idiyeh” it is some money given by old members of the family to the younger ones as a gift in Eid (Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha), my father and my uncles give me “E’idiyeh” each Eid (Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha).

This is our table in Eid Al-Adha.

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Eid Al-Adha – 2009

November 27th, 2009

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Eid Al-Adha “Festival of Sacrifice” or “Greater Eid”, Eid Al-Adha annually falls on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja of the lunar Islamic calendar. The festivities last for three days or more depending on the country. Eid Al-Adha occurs the day after the pilgrims conducting Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia by Muslims worldwide, descend from Mount Arafat. Source: Wikipedia

Happy Eid, Eid Mubarak, Kel A’am Wantum Bekhair.

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Zaher Meqli

November 22nd, 2009

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Zaher Meqli means fried cauliflower, very popular in Syria, easy and delicious.

Let’s make Zaher Meqli:


Sticky Mandarin Loaves

November 20th, 2009

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I’m busy with preparations for Eid Al-Adha, searching for recipes and baking. These loaves are not for Eid, I made them to try my new mini pans. I’m in love with these mini pans, they are so cute!

Let’s make Sticky Mandarin Loaves:


Shesh Barak

November 15th, 2009

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The idea of Shesh Barak is similar to Kibbeh Labniyeh. In Shesh Barak, Mini Sambousek is prepared and cooked in yogurt sauce.

Let’s make Shesh Barak: