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Beirut “Assida”

Assida is an Arabic dish popular in several countries like Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Eritrea, Oman, Sudan and Yemen, with...

Molasses cake – Sfouf b debs

Molasses cake or sfouf b debs is an egg-less Lebanese cake made with local carob molasses instead of sugar. Carob molasses (debs el...

Traditional Christmas desserts

Christmas is the time for the family and friends to gather and share good times, gifts, and certainly delicious food! Christmas desserts...

Kamhiyeh

Kamhiyeh is a delicious and nutritious dessert usually prepared for Eid el Berbara or St Barbara’s day on the 4th of December. The...

TOP 5 Traditional Ramadan sweets

  Ramadan is known for its wide variety of irresistible sweets as an Iftar meal cannot be completed without having dessert. Iftar...

Cheese maamoul

Total servings: 8 pieces (12 cm diameter) Preparation time: 45-60 mns. Ingredients: 500 g of semolina 500 g of sweetened akkawi cheese ¼...

Zlebye

Total servings: 17 donuts (according to the size) Preparation time: 2 hours Ingredients  2 ½ cups of flour 2 tbsp. of butter, melted ½...

Bousfeir jam or Bitter Orange peel jam

Bousfeir is the Lebanese name for the Seville orange, also known as bitter orange and bigarade orange grown all over the Mediterranean, and...

Jazarieh

The term “jazarieh” comes from “jazar” or carrots in Arabic due to the resemblance with the carrot slices preserve because of the...

Pumpkin jam

According to the Atlas of Lebanese Traditional Foods, this recipe has been used in the near east for more than 200 years as a dessert and a...