Honey Comb Buns or Bee’s Hive Bun / Khaliat Nahal

Khaliat Nahal or the Honey Comb Bun is a common Middle Eastern confectionery which is typically filled and then glazed with sweet syrup. There are savory versions of the bun as well (which was what I made).  The recipe makes

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Xarba Arbija – A Libyan Soup – BM # 32

28th Sept, 2013 When looking for a recipe to make for the alphabet X, my husband came up with this soup which is a classic Libyan Beef and Vegetable soup with lentils and chickpeas. The name was very fascinating and

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Quinoa Tabbouleh – BM # 32

20th Sept, 2013 For the alphabet Q, I wanted to make something with quinoa. Recently I had been to a workshop in our local library here that was called the Cooking with whole grains. In that workshop, the presenter was

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Lentil Soup (Middle Eastern) – BM # 32

14th Sept, 2013 In our house soups are a lunch or dinner menu by itself. All we need is some bread on the side and we are happy. Recently during one of our eat out trip in the local Middle

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Koshari/Kushari (A popular Egyptian street food made of rice and lentil)

Koshari or Kushari is a very popular Egyptian dish made of rice and lentil, served with a spicy tomato sauce and caramelized onions. We first ate this dish in one of the local Middle Eastern restaurant. I was amazed to

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Falafel – Blogging marathon # 26

. This week we celebrated our little ones third Birthday and it was a weeklong celebration. Celebrations at home on his actual Birthday, celebration in school and a little get together with friends. I like to have a theme when

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