Mishtah {مشطاح}

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A staple on the Lebanese breakfast table, mishtah can be eaten plain along the side of tea, dipped in labne, or toasted with cheese. Continue reading “Mishtah {مشطاح}”

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Homemade Yogurt Recipe {لبن}

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If you’ve never made yogurt at home, you are in for a pleasant surprise. It’s not only super easy to make, it’s also tastier and healthier than store bought yogurt. We grew up to homemade yogurt being the norm in our home, with giant pots of homemade yogurt setting on the counter top or filling the fridge shelf.The process of making yogurt is so simple that you can have fresh yogurt in less than twelve hours. Continue reading “Homemade Yogurt Recipe {لبن}”

How to put together Money Envelopes | Ramadan/Eid Decor – FREE Download

These free DIY printables are made to help bring up spirits in the holy month. This post is to show you how to put together the EID MUBARAK envelopes!

What you’ll need to put them together:
Printable templates
8.5×11″ paper (preferably cardstock)
Printer
Scissors
Tape/Glue

1.Start off with the templates that you have printed


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Stuffed Grapevine Leaves: Vegetarian {ورق عنب بالزيت}

Stuffed grapevine leaves are a favorite food across the board in our family, as well as most of the middle east! This is definitely a trademark Lebanese dish that is enjoyed by anyone with a pallette for its savoury-sour flavour. Stuffed grape vine leaves are generally a vegetarian dish, however, there is a meat version for all you meat lovers out there! Grape Vine leaves are generally served as a mezza and/or side dish rather than a main, but who are we to tell you how to eat this glorious dish? Bon-Appetit!

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Ramadan Kareem / Eid Mubarak Party Decor – FREE downloable

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Our sister Emma, who runs Path of Light Designs has designed some cute and modern Ramadan and Eid downloadable party decor. It features a white backdrop with cute black polka dots and gold glitter text!

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Ramadan Kareem!

Ramadan is one of the Holy Months in the Hijri (Lunar) Calendar in Islam. During this time Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset, and we mark the end with the celebration of Eid Al-Fitr (Literally means to break fast). During this time we will be releasing a few recipes that are healthy and delicious, which are perfect to have for Iftar (breaking the fast). Traditionally, one should break their fast on a Date, and then continue to have their prepared meal. Continue reading “Ramadan Kareem!”

Yellow Cake – Sfouf {صفوف} (Egg Free)

Sfouf literally means “rows” in Arabic, so why is this cake called sfouf? Beats us! This cake gets it’s beautiful yellow color from the all natural spice known as Turmeric. Turmeric has been proven to have numerous health benefits and people are scrambling these days to incorporate this spice into their cooking. Turmeric has been shown to have a wide range of antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, antimutagenic, anticarcinogenic and anti-inflammatory properties. In fact, it is so beneficial we had to write a whole article about it! Click here for the full read. We are proud to present to you one of the many ways you can use Turmeric in your home!

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Lazy Hummus {5 Minute Recipe}

Now that school’s back on, you don’t have all the time in the world. Here’s a quick pictorial on making hummus in your food processor! Who doesn’t love a one-bowl recipe and easy clean up?

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Osmaliyeh: Shredded Pastry with Cream {عثملية/عصمليه}

This dessert is super simple, and can be made by frying or baking. It tastes great plain but can be adapted to include various toppings to suit all taste buds!

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