Archive for October, 2010

Fattet Al-Makdous

October 26th, 2010

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Fatteh or fattah is an Arabic dish that uses pieces of toasted or fresh flatbread as a foundation upon which various ingredients are added on top.

Fatteh can be made with chickpeas (Arabic: Fattet Humus), or with chicken (Arabic : Fattet Dajaj), or with eggplants like today’s recipe.

Fattet Al-Makdous is a specialty of Damascus, it is made by layering crispy flatbread, topped with a tomato sauce flavored with (yogurt, tahini, pomegranate molasses and crushed garlic), then topped with meat-nut mixture and deep fried eggplants stuffed with meat.

Let’s make Fattet Al-Makdous:


Asabe’e Zainab

October 22nd, 2010

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Asabe’e Zainab or Swabe’e Zainab (means Zainab’s fingers) is a middle eastern dessert. A dough is prepared by mixing (flour, semolina, sugar, yeast, salt, ghee and water), and a grater is used to give the pieces of the dough the popular shape of Asabe’e Zainab , then deep fried in hot oil and dipped in cold sugar syrup.

Let’s make Asabe’e Zainab:


White Chocolate Orange Dream Cookies

October 19th, 2010

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I’d like to thank my friends for the kind words and comments, and thanks to everyone who stopped by and left a comment, I appreciate that :)

These cookies are loaded with great orange flavor and white chocolate, they are perfect for citrus lovers like me :)

Let’s make White Chocolate Orange Dream Cookies:


Kibbeh Bes-Seiniyeh

October 16th, 2010

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Kibbeh Bes-Seiniyeh means kibbeh in a tray or kibbeh pie . Kibbeh is layered with meat-nut mixture, baked and served with salad or yogurt.

Let’s make Kibbeh Bes-Seiniyeh:


Pink Lemonade Wafers

October 12th, 2010

Dimah - - Pink Lemonade Wafers 5

I made these wafers last month for Eid Al-Fitr, but I preferred to post the recipe this month since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the pink color is great for that, and the cookies are so delicious.

Let’s make Pink Lemonade Wafers: