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Category: Dinner

Manaeesh

Manaeesh

Zaatar is something every Arab household has. We love to eat it with olive oil and bread and will serve it at every breakfast. On Sundays, my mom would kick it up a notch and make Manaeesh (Man-Na-ee-Shh). They’re basically mini Zaatar Pizzas. My mom made […]

Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma

Shawarma is as traditional as it gets. When it comes to Arab street food, shawarma takes the lead. Almost every block overseas has some sort of shawarma store. Either that or Falafel. They put the specially seasoned meat or chicken on a large rotating skewer […]

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

I LOVE me some good Indian Food. I have a great Curry with coconut milk on my blog, but this kicks its butt. Who says no to heavy cream? Even more than Indian Food, I love FAST Indian Food.  This dish comes together in thirty minutes. […]

Kabseh, Kabsa, Machboos

Kabseh, Kabsa, Machboos

Growing up I was always the kid in the family that preferred home cooked food over fast food. If you were to ask one of my siblings whether they wanted rice and chicken at home or Chick-fil-A, they would almost always choose Chick-fil-A. For me, […]

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry

I’ve never really been a huge fan of Indian food. I love spices, but most of the Indian food that I have had wasn’t spiced correctly. Whenever we used to go to Jordan in the summer, there was a hole in the wall Indian place that had the […]