Middle Eastern Lentil Soup – Vegan and Gluten Free

  Hearty and delicious Middle Eastern Lentil soup is the perfect vegan and gluten free soup for the cold nights. Soup is considered a meal by itself in out house.  All we need is some bread on the side and

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Turkish Semolina Pudding | Sutlu Irmik Tatlisi

Turkish Semolina Pudding is a soft and delicious pudding made with just a few basic ingredients. The sugar coated walnuts as a garnish is a perfect compliment to the pudding.  Pudding is one of the kind of recipes that I

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Coconut Gulkand Burfi | Coconut and Rose Petal Preserve Fudge

Coconut Gulkand Burfi is an aromatic and flavored dessert made with coconut and Rose Petal Preserve. I love Burfi and out of the all I make, Coconut burfi happens to be my favorite. My theme for this week’s BM is

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Za’atar Flatbread

Za’atar flatbread is a simple flatbread flavored with a Middle Eastern spice blend called the Za’atar which is a mixture of sumac, thyme, oregano, sesame seeds and salt.  As the last flatbread in this series, I have the Za’atar Flatbread

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Yufka | Turkish Flatbread

Yufka is a very thinly rolled Turkish flatbread made with just the basic ingredients. It can be used to make wraps or as a pastry sheet for desserts. Yufka | Turkish Flatbread, is an unleavened flatbread from the Turkish cuisine.

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Ka’ak Bread | Kaak | Lebanese Purse Bread

Ka’ak Bread | Lebanese Purse Bread, is a very popular flatbread found in the streets of Beirut, Lebanon. The bread is often shaped in a tear drop shape with a hole in the center making it look like a purse. 

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Gozleme | Turkish Spinach and Feta Flatbread

Gozleme is a Turkish special flatbread with different kinds of filling. This is one of my favorite with spinach and Feta cheese. This is a wonderful flatbread that is crusty outside with soft and chewy inside filled with delicious filling. 

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Chickpea Shawarma Wrap | Vegetarian Shawarma Sandwich

Shawarma, one of the most popular Middle Eastern street food that is usually stuffed with grilled meat, a cooling sauce and some tomatoes and onions. So for Day 3, for my alphabet C, I made the vegetarian version of this

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Koshari | Kushari – Egyptian Street Food

Koshari or Kushari is a very popular Egyptian Street Food that is made with Rice, lentils and Pasta which is then topped with a spicy tomato sauce and caramelized onions. Koshari or Kushari is a very popular Egyptian dish made

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X for Xtra Crunchy Pita Chips | Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips

  In every Mega Marathon, the alphabet X is one of the hardest choice and I invariably come up with a funky name for the dish. I have come with one proper name in the past when I made the

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