A western twist on a traditional and popular Mediterranean sponge cake known as Revani. Apple sauce, cinnamon and cloves flavor this Ottoman era dessert.
Revani Tarifi is an easy Turkish sponge cake. Flavored sugar syrup is poured over a hot cake resulting in a delicately flavored sweet cake traditionally garnished with almonds, coconut or ground pistachios.
This Turkish Middle Eastern semolina cake dessert gets its flavor from fresh lemon juice and zest. An easy sponge cake that bakes up quickly and absorbs a delightful lemony sugar syrup. Make your Turkish delight fancy with a star pattern and almond slivers.
Buck Rarebit or Golden Buck is a hearty variation of Welsh Rarebit. Where Welsh rarebit is toast with cheese sauce, Buck Rarebit adds an egg on it. It cooks up easily and quickly. If you can stir a pot and fry an egg, you can make Buck Rarebit.
Seasoned fries smothered in a cheesy Welsh Rarebit sauce makes for the ultimate comfort food. Canadian Poutine meets Welsh rarebit.
Tahini, a nutty and creamy paste that is easy to make in a blender. Just make what you need. Buy sesame seeds in bulk and never worry about spoilage. Make creamy sauces, hummus or drizzle on veggies.
Baharat is the Arabic word for spices and this term is commonly used to denote a spice blend. This typical Lebanese-style spice blend includes the warm spices such as cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, coriander, cloves and ginger plus a hefty dose of black pepper for kick. Use on any meats or mix into condiments, use in…
A bold, traditional Lebanese garlic sauce used in shawarma and other Lebanese BBQ recipes. Easy to make in the food processor, whip up a large batch and enjoy Toum all month long. “I highly recommend the shawarma at Phoenicia Bakery” – Vince With those words uttered in our tiny hospital office, my path to Middle…
An easy traditional peach cobbler with a cookie-like biscuit topping that perfectly complements sweet juicy peaches. Serve with vanilla ice cream and treat your family to an iconic American dessert. I am not much of a baker. My parents made bread pudding a handful of times but that was about it. They were of that…