Egyptian Dried Fruit and Nut Compote (Khoshaf/Khushaf)

Print Recipe Egyptian Dried Fruit and Nut Compote (Khoshaf/Khushaf) A traditional Egyptian dish featuring chopped dried fruit and nuts, moistened with juice and/or milk. A perfect way to break a Ramadan fast, and a healthy breakfast or light dessert. Course Appetizer, Dessert Cuisine Mediterranean Prep Time 10 minutes Passive Time […]

Egyptian Hawawshi

Print Recipe Egyptian Hawawshi Course Appetizer Prep Time 30 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Servings people Ingredients 6 pita bread pockets (not the thin kind)1(450) pound(grams) of lean ground beef (I used 95/5 and you could get away with less than a pound)1 onion diced1 roma tomato diced2 cloves garlic […]

Panko Crusted Steak (Bifteak) Sandwiches

Print Recipe Panko Crusted Steak (Bifteak) Sandwiches Prep Time 15 minutes (plus 30 minutes for marinating if time permits) Cook Time 10 minutes Servings Ingredients 6 pieces thinly sliced beef (usually eye round, also called sandwich steak)1/2 yellow onion1 tsp cumin1/8 tsp garlic powder1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp freshly ground black […]

Curried Mishat (Curried Cauliflower Pancakes)

Print Recipe Curried Mishat (Curried Cauliflower Pancakes) Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Servings Ingredients 2 cups grated cauliflower (1 medium size head of cauliflower)1/2 large yellow onion (approximately 1 cup chopped)3 tbsp flour3 eggs3/4 cup milk1/2 cup panko crumbs (optional, for texture)1/2 tbsp garam masala1/2 tbsp salt1/4 […]

Samboosak (Meat Pies)

Print Recipe Samboosak (Meat Pies) Prep Time 1 hour Cook Time 25 minutes Servings Ingredients olive oil1/2 lb lean ground beef1 package egg roll (or samboosak) wrappers1 onion diced2 cloves garlic minced2 ripe tomatoes diced1 cubanelle pepper diced1/2 cup frozen peas and carrot mix2 tsp cumin powder1/4 cayenne pepper (optional)1/4 […]