Lebanese Knefe- Cheese {كنافة}

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When we sit and brainstorm what specific recipes mean to us, they are often linked to a person or childhood memory. Well, with Mother’s Day just around the corner, we thought if we were to consider one recipe that made us think of our mother…a treat that she would drive across town for, it would be Knefe!

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How to make fine knefe dough

Knefe (kunafa, kenafa, knafeh) is a Middle Eastern dessert that’s loved world wide. It is a layered dessert consisting of a pastry layer and a cheese or cream layer. You can think of knefe as a family of desserts that are interpreted a little differently depending on the region you visit. In Lebanon, Continue reading “How to make fine knefe dough”

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}”

Basic Dough Recipe {عجين}

This dough recipe is good for any Lebanese appetizer/pies that requires dough. Including but not limited to meat pies, spinach pies, cheese pies, za’atar pies and even pizza!

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{Home Made} French Press Coffee: How-to Make your own French Press Coffee

Who says you need to be an expert barista to enjoy a home made coffee?

It’s important to start off with a good bean, pick a brand you like. It’s equally as important to grind the beans fresh, like the minute before you put them in the press. Continue reading “{Home Made} French Press Coffee: How-to Make your own French Press Coffee”