Archive for 2013


November 18th, 2013

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Mkhallal is the Arabic word for pickles. Today’s post is about how to make:

1- Mkhallal Al-Fleifleh (Pickled Green Pepper)

2- Mkhallal Al-Khiar (Pickled Cucumber)

3- Mkhallal Al-Khiar Beth-Thoum (Pickled Cucumber, flavored with garlic)

4- Mkhallal Al-Qethaa’ (Pickled Armenian Cucumber)

5- Mkhallal Al-Shawandar (Pickled Beets)

6- Mkhallal Al-Left (Pickled Turnips)

7- Mkhallal Al-Malfouf (Pickled Cabbage)

8- Mkhallal Al-Zaher (Pickled Cauliflower)

Let’s make Mkhallal:


Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2013

October 5th, 2013

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This post is about sweets I prepared for Eid Al-Fitr (The Eid that comes after Ramadan, it was two months ago).

This post and the previous one (Ramadan Iftar – 2013) are only pictures with brief description and no recipes, the whole idea of blog is not only recipes, but also to let you know about our traditions, and how is the celebration. Eid Al-Adha is after ten days, Happy Eid everyone.

Read the Archive:

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2009

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2010

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2009

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2010

More pictures with details:


Ramadan, Iftar – 2013

October 5th, 2013

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Each year, I share a post about Ramadan Iftar. I had to post this during Ramadan which means two months ago, but this feast can be prepared for any day – not only for the holy month, except in Ramadan we always serve dates, and drinks like Sharab E’riq Sous and Sharab Qamar Ad-Deen.

Read the Archive:

Ramadan, Iftar – 2009

Ramadan, Iftar – 2010

More pictures with details:


Ramadan Kareem – 2013

July 11th, 2013

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Ramadan is the ninth month of Islamic calendar, Muslims worldwide observe this as a month of fasting. Yesterday was the first day of Ramadan.

Wish you a happy blessed month of Ramadan. Ramadan Kareem.

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Bathenjan Maqli Bel-Basal

June 18th, 2013

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Bathenjan Maqli Bel-Basal is a specialty of Hama, Syria. It is prepared by deep frying eggplants, then mix them with caramelized onions.

Let’s make Bathenjan Maqli Bel-Basal: