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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 […]

Musakhan (Sumac Spiced Chicken Sandwiches)

Print Recipe Musakhan (Sumac Spiced Chicken Sandwiches) Prep Time 40 minutes Cook Time 1 hour Servings Ingredients 4 large chicken breasts10 rolls lavash bread (Costco sells great ones)1 yellow onion sliced2 red onions sliced2 cloves garlic minced1 cup sumac powder1 tbsp seven spicesaltPepperolive oil Prep Time 40 minutes Cook Time […]

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 […]

Harira (Spicy Lamb Soup)

Print Recipe Harira (Spicy Lamb Soup) Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 35 minutes Servings Ingredients 1 lb boneless, trimmed leg of lamb diced into small cubes1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp black pepper1/2 tsp ginger powder1/2 tsp saffron threads1/2 tsp curry powder1 clove garlicpinch of thymeolive oil1 yellow onion diced1 cup […]

Ta’ameya (Spiced Fava Bean Falafel)

Falafel, or ta’ameya as we call it in Egypt, is an all time favorite street food. Waking up early in the morning, you can go to the nearest street corner, and find a vendor selling freshly fried ta’ameya that he will wrap into a wad of old newspaper. And even better is the […]

Cardamom Pear Crumble

Print Recipe Cardamom Pear Crumble Course Dessert Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 35 minutes Servings people Ingredients For the Pear Filling 4 bosc pears peeled and diced1/2 stick butter1/2 cup organic sugar1/2 tsp cardamom powder cardamom extract works well too1/4 tsp vanilla extract or 1 vanilla bean pod For […]