Pumpkin Kibbeh

Ingredients For the Filling: 1 kg swiss chard, chopped and boiled 1 cup walnuts, chopped coarsely 1/2 cup sour pomegranate 1 medium onion, finely chopped 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon sumac 1 teaspoon powdered citric acid salt to taste   For the Pumpkin Shell: 1/2 kilo pumpkin 1/2 kilo fine grain bulgur, unwashed 1 small grated onion … Continue reading Pumpkin Kibbeh

Chunky Fig And Vanilla Jam

Not your typical fig jam, this Vanilla Orange Fig version surely satisfies everyone: from the young to the old, from the traditional to the experimental. It got everyone’s approval here! Those ingredients worked beautifully together creating a subtle twist to the all-time favorite! Ingredients 1 kg fresh whole figs, unpeeled, cut into eight wedges 1/2 … Continue reading Chunky Fig And Vanilla Jam

Lentil Soup

Lentil soup is one of my all time favorite soups. Creamy, delicious and nutritious, this soup has it all. This is the recipe that I typically use; it is a recipe that I created when I tried to mimic a lentil soup I had tried in Istanbul. I’m glad to say the taste is pretty … Continue reading Lentil Soup


Pizza is one of those few recipes that an introduction fails to describe. One can possibly argue that it is the world’s favorite food. And what’s not to love about a warm soft dough, topped with perfectly cooked ripe tomatoes, and generous melting cheese? Below is the simplest, fastest, easiest pizza recipe that never falls short.    Ingredients Classic … Continue reading Pizza