Lebanese

Lebanese Sfouf Cake

Lebanese Sfouf Cake

There is something about the smell of Lebanese desserts that just whisk me away to my childhood. Rose water, orange blossom water, anise, mahlab, those are the most intoxicating smells. So much so, that the second my son walked in the door from school today, […]

Mezze ~ Mediterranean Charcuterie Board

Mezze ~ Mediterranean Charcuterie Board

It’s been over 20 years since I have made a trip to Lebanon to visit family. Yikes! I didn’t realize how long it had been until I calculated the years. Kind of like me thinking 30 years ago was in the 70s, but actually it […]

Creamy Hummus

Creamy Hummus

Stop what you are doing right this second and grab a bag of garbanzo beans and take them for a soak! Seriously, you NEED to make this hummus right away and you will thank me. I have strived to get the super creamy hummus many, […]

Sumac Carrot and Feta Salad

Sumac Carrot and Feta Salad

When Rebecca from Square Meal Round Table invited me to collaborate on their 4th ingredient collaboration, carrots, I was totally on board and knew that I wanted to take the delicious sweet carrot and pack a bit of punch to it. I’m joined by many […]

Lebanese BakLAWA

Lebanese BakLAWA

I remember so fondly my parents making all the Lebanese desserts over the holidays. Our holiday cookies looked a little different than our friends’ cookies. Ingredients like semolina, farina, phyllo dough were common. The standard chocolate chip cookie wasn’t the norm at my house. Our […]

Lebanese Shortbread Cookies

Lebanese Shortbread Cookies

  Tis’ the season, deck the halls and be merry!!! It’s that time of year again and with the holidays comes time to bake ALL THE COOKIES! Right about now my kitchen is a royal disaster 90% of the day…cooking + baking + chasing the […]

Labneh

Labneh

Finally! Finally I bring you to one of the most treasured recipes you will ever learn. It’s simple, doesn’t require many ingredients and it is a staple in any Lebanese home. Labneh adorns the dinner table most every night. Used as a dip, used in […]

Lebneh Zaatar Tomato Pie

Lebneh Zaatar Tomato Pie

Summer is beginning to look like a distant memory at this time. But if you’re like me and have a few lingering tomatoes on your vines or can still find some beautiful ones at the Farmer’s Market, this tomato pie won’t disappoint. Traditional slab pie […]

Lebanese Date Cookies

Lebanese Date Cookies

My wonderful, beautiful sister is getting married this month. I’m so elated to be in Pennsylvania for her special day and of course to help in the baking frenzy of 2017! My mom is the baking queen, well, only when it comes to Lebanese desserts! She […]

Toum ~ Garlic Sauce

Toum ~ Garlic Sauce

I have toum, what can I do with it?  Keep refrigerated, may separate slightly, just mix together before use. Good for at least 1 month. *marinade ~ add some toum, olive oil, S&P *salad dressing ~ toum + lemon juice + olive oil + S&P […]