Archive for September, 2010

Apricot Buttons

September 22nd, 2010

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These cookies were easy to make and tasted great. I made them for Eid Al-Fitr and they were a big hit.

Let’s make Apricot Buttons:


Baqleh Bel-Bandourah

September 17th, 2010

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Baqleh Bel-Bandourah is purslane cooked with meat and tomato paste. Baqleh is the Arabic word for purslane.

Let’s make Baqleh Bel-Bandourah:


Eswaret As-Set

September 15th, 2010

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Eswaret As-Set is known in other countries as “Barma” or “Ush Al-Ghorab”, the name in English means “Lady’s Bracelet ” or “Lady’s Wristlet”, it is prepared from phyllo dough that is formed to round shape, then melted ghee is added to each piece, then baked in the oven, then sugar syrup is added and the center is covered with crushed pistachios.

I made Eswaret As-Set for Eid Al-Fitr.

Let’s make Eswaret As-Set:


Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2010

September 11th, 2010

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No recipes for today, but I want to share with you the list of sweets I prepared for Eid Al-Fitr (last year’s post Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2009).

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Eid Al-Fitr – 2010

September 10th, 2010

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Eid Al-Fitr “Smaller Eid”, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Today is the first day of Eid Al-Fitr.

Happy Eid, Eid Mubarak.

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