Chocolate and Pistachio Bars (Eid Dessert)

As Eid is around the corner, here is a super easy recipe of Chocolate and Pistachio Bars. It has a buttery biscuit crumbs base, a rich pistachio cheesecake type center and a chocolate topping.  If you are in search for the perfect Eid dessert recipe, then look no further. This simple chocolate pistachio bars recipe couldn’tRead more

Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

Texas sheet cake is a thin, flat, tender, velvety chocolate cake made in a jelly roll pan or sheet pan topped with a delicious melt in your mouth cooked chocolate frosting. You just can’t stop with one slice of the cake.  This definitely is hands down the moistest cake in my blog. It literally melts in theRead more

Bombay Chicken Biryani

This Bombay style biryani has all the features a delicious biryani should have- the heady aromas, the vibrant colors, fluffy rice and the strong addictive flavors.  Being a strong Malabari at heart, I always prefer our own Malabar Biryani over any other type of Biryani. Even though I make many different types of biryani atRead more

Chicken Béchamel Pasta Bake

A hearty baked pasta casserole with layers of chicken pasta and creamy béchamel sauce. It is topped with a mix of mozzarella and cheddar cheese which is baked until it turns golden and bubbly.  Here I am after the mandatory post Ramadan break with this Chicken Béchamel Pasta Bake. 😀 Cheesy pasta bake is alwaysRead more

Mango & White Chocolate Tiramisu

Mango & White Chocolate Tiramisu is a fruity and chocolatey version of the classic Italian dessert. It has layers of ladyfingers and mascarpone, white chocolate and mango mixture.  This delicious, creamy Tiramisu is an egg-less, no-bake dessert. You wouldn’t have to wait for the mango season to make this dessert. Just grab a tin ofRead more

Pistachio Milk Cake/ Pistachio Tres Leches

Pistachio Milk Cake or Tres Leches Cake is a super moist, sponge cake soaked in rich pistachio flavored milk sauce (which is made with three kinds of milk) and topped with lightly sweetened whipped cream. The result is a deliciously light, airy and fluffy cake. After the massive success of Rose Milk Cake recipe in my blogRead more

Arayes/ Ara’es/ Araees

Arayes are pita bread sandwiches stuffed with meat (I used chicken), tomato, onion and different spices. This is a popular street food item throughout the Middle East and has different names in different countries. Arayes is my favorite Arabic food. During my childhood, whenever we go to Arabic restaurants (which was a rare thing becauseRead more

Tortilla Roll-Ups/Pinwheels

These saucy chicken tortillas are perfect for any party or get-together. Made with mouthwatering fried chicken filling and a flavorful mayo-tahini sauce which is rolled in soft tortillas, they’ll definitely be a favorite! I’m a big fan of anything with tortillas…burritos, quesadillas, wraps and now this roll ups/pinwheels. This is amazing as you can makeRead more

Basbousa Cheesecake

This is a cheesecake with a Middle Eastern makeover. It features a buttery digestive biscuit base, a rich cheesecake layer topped with a delicious basbousa layer.  A drizzle with rose water scented sugar syrup ties the flavors together. You all will know well by now that I love Middle Eastern desserts. There are so manyRead more