Archive for February, 2010

Syrian Candies

February 13th, 2010

Dimah - - Syrian Candies 1

Most people know marshmallows, jelly beans, licorice wheels and other famous candies, but nobody knows the Syrian candies such as Allikeh, Jarja’iyeh, Nabbout, Qabaqib Ghawar, Sharab Al-Sheikh Shamel and other candies. This post is about the most famous Syrian candies.

Dimah - - Syrian Candies 2

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Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

February 11th, 2010

Dimah - - Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce 3

I love honey mustard dipping sauce with french fries and chicken nuggets. This recipe is my favorite and is always a hit every time I make it.

Let’s make Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce:



February 7th, 2010

Dimah - - Nqoue'iyeh 8

Qamar Ad-Deen is dried apricot paste, it comes in a large flat sheet. Qamar Ad-Deen can be made into a drink and this is very popular in Ramadan and can be used with various recipes such as Mhlabiyeh (Qamar Ad-deen Pudding) and Nqoue’iyeh.

Nqoue’iyeh is a speciality of Hama, Syria, and it is unknown in other cities.  Nqoue’iyeh is prepared from Qamar Ad-Deen cooked with rice,  cornflour, sugar and water, and served cold with hot grilled kibbeh.

Let’s make Nqoue’iyeh:



February 5th, 2010

Dimah - - Jebneh 3

This post is related to : Typical Syrian Breakfast

Jebneh is the Arabic word for cheese. Cheeses are essential on Syrian table, for breakfast, or snack, or any time. There are different kinds of Syrian cheeses, and this post is about the most common ones:

Jebneh Bida Baladiyeh

Jebneh Mshallaleh

Jebenh Majdouleh

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Shourabet Al-‘Ades Al-Ahmar

February 4th, 2010

Dimah - - Shourabet Al-'Ades Al-Ahmar 94

Shourabet Al-‘Ades Al-Ahmar (Red Lentil Soup) is the most traditional and popular soup in Syria. Although simple in preparation and ingredients, is a very flavorful soup. 

Let’s make Shourabet Al-‘Ades Al-Ahmar: