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Bell Peppers and Squash Stuffed with Quinoa, Beans and Vegetables (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

Several months ago, a good friend of mine was giving birth, so a small group of her friends decided that it would be a good idea to make her and her family fresh meals for the week or so after she had her baby. For those of you who have had kids (or if you […]

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Shrimp with Dill Seasoning (Gamberi bil Shabat)

After posting about kofta a few days ago, a few of my Coptic Christian friends urged me to post something that can work for  the Advent fast that lasts for forty days before Christmas, which we celebrate on January 7th. Orthodox Christians have  kind of an interesting fasting schedule. The Lenten fast before Easter requires adherence to a […]

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Chicken Makhtoom

A couple of months ago, my fellow expat friend Christa and I took an Emirati cooking class as the esteemed Parti Perfect here in Abu Dhabi. We had been trying for weeks to sign up for a class, but they had difficulty getting enough people signed up. Anyway, it just so happened that a large […]

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