Spicy Lebanese Potatoes (Batata Harra)

Spicy Lebanese Potatoes (Batata Harra)

Potatoes are a huge part of the Lebanese diet. As with many foods from the various regions – taking simple ingredients and transforming them with bold flavor is the main goal. These Spicy Lebanese Potatoes – called Batata Harra in Arabic, which literally translates to 

Lebanese Fatayer

Lebanese Fatayer

Spinach and Meat Pies I have been wanting to create this post for a long time now. One of the most memorable foods of my childhood are Fatayer. Fatayer are savory pies, the most common varieties include spinach, meat and cheese. Truly, my father is 

Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

More Greens with our Cookies I know it’s January which means less baked goods and more soups and salads, am I right? Truth be told, I’m not a person that goes full on crazy in January eliminating everything in my diet. I do however like 

Creamy Hummus

Creamy Hummus

Naturally vegan + gluten free 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 

Pasta Aglio e Olio with Tomatoes (Fried Garlic and Red Pepper Olive Oil Pasta)

Pasta Aglio e Olio with Tomatoes (Fried Garlic and Red Pepper Olive Oil Pasta)

Easy Pasta Recipe These times call for simple recipes and comfort food. This is not the time to worry about shedding those extra pounds. Although, I will say I’ve been working out and walking more than normal. It’s become a priority to leave the house 

Lebanese Potato Salad

Lebanese Potato Salad

Block Party Celebrations, gatherings and feasts. All three of these have one thing in common: friends and family. There is always a time in our lives when we are planning the next event, the next celebration or the next meal to share with friends. It 

Lebanese Garlic Sauce – Best Toum Recipe

Lebanese Garlic Sauce – Best Toum Recipe

What is Toum Before I started this blog, heck before I started cooking, Toum has been a vital part of my life. Toum (toum translates to garlic in Arabic) is the mayo to your burger, the ranch dressing to your chicken, truly and ultimately the 

Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush

  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 

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, 

Stuffed Rolled Grape Leaves (Warat Areesh)

Stuffed Rolled Grape Leaves (Warat Areesh)

Do you remember that part in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” where the kids are making fun of Tulla for eating moussaka? Well, I’m here to tell you that growing up in a Lebanese home and having a variety of ethnic food, I had moments