30 Day Ramadan Photo Challenge!

 

During Ramadan, we like to prepare fancy feasts and desserts on a daily basis, ironically enough most of us like to think of Ramadan as the month of feasting rather than fasting! Since you’re all already going through the trouble of preparing wonderful cultural dishes each day we invite you to join us in our 30 Day Ramadan Photo Challenge!

Here’s how it works:

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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 Continue reading “Yellow Cake – Sfouf {صفوف} (Egg Free)”

Atyr – Lebanese Simple Syrup {قطر}

The Lebanese syrup is an essential component to almost all Arabic sweets. Atyr is a simple syrup lightly infused with rose and blossom water and used as an ingredient in Arab sweets or on the side of sweets for extra indulgence.

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Low Fat Banana Bread

I’ve been using this banana bread recipe for a few years now, and it never, EVER, fails me! It is very low in added fat and sugar, the sweetness of the banana is enough. It is relatively quick and easy, and comes out tasting fantastic anytime. What could be better? Well, I’ll tell you, you can make many variations to alter it to your taste such as adding walnuts (like I do), or chocolate chips, or even raisins if you so choose. Happy Baking!
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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”