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

Ramadan Recipes Round-Up 2019- Fried Appetizers

Hello! Ramadan is just at your doorsteps now. Like every year, I thought I’ll make a round up of Ramadan apt recipes this time too. Fried appetizers are something most of us can’t resist. As much as we plan to go oil-free during Ramadan, we tend to make at least one fried food to satisfyRead more