Split Lentil Soup {شوربة عدس مجروش}

 

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Date stuffed brioche { بريوش بالتمر}

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Always baked fresh and available along the boardwalks and bike carts zipping through the town at sunset, date stuffed brioche is a favorite evening snack among the people of Lebanon. Growing up, we didn’t have to wait for a trip to Lebanon to enjoy this satisfying treat. Continue reading “Date stuffed brioche { بريوش بالتمر}”

Meghli {مغلي}

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Meghli pudding is a light and satisfying Lebanese rice pudding that has a rich cinnamon flavor. As a bonus, this pudding is gluten-free and dairy free! Traditionally, Meghli is made with the birth of a baby to serve to guests, but more importantly, for the new mom to eat as the spices in the pudding coupled with the nuts that it is topped with are thought to help bring in a moms milk! This pudding’s name literally translates to ‘boil’ because of the length of time that is required for it to boil before it is ready to serve.  Of course around here we don’t wait for a newborn to enjoy Meghli. We love having it year round!

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Green Lentil Soup {شوربة عدس}

 

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Serving: 10

This creamy green lentil soup (“shorba” in Arabic), made with a few simple ingredients, is easy to prepare and a powerhouse of nutrients. We love our lentil soups and are excited to share another tasty Lebanese recipe with you.  This recipe is so easy and flavorful that we can guaranteed you will impress and fall in love with this shorab!

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Halal Rice Crispy Squares

Some of you are probably already wondering why rice crispy squares wouldn’t be halal in the first place. No? Perhaps by now most are aware that it’s all about the gelatin. The main ingredient in marshmallows is gelatin, which is produced from the chemical transformation of an animal product called collagen. Continue reading “Halal Rice Crispy Squares”

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}”