Date Blondies
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Date Blondies

These date blondies are what dreams are made of. They are full of flavor and textures that work together so well. Honestly, they are addicting! The bits of dates and nuts in each bite, with the hint of cinnamon and cardamom, make this a treat. What is fantastic about this recipe is it requires minimal…

Maqluba (Makloubeh) with Lamb (Arabic Rice Dish)
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Maqluba (Makloubeh) with Lamb (Arabic Rice Dish)

You may have heard of Maqluba (also known as makloubeh, maqlooba, maqlouba), a prevalent Middle Eastern rice dish from Palestine that is sure to impress. It consists of seasoned rice, baked vegetables like cauliflower, potatoes, eggplant, and tender pieces of lamb. All these flavors make for a spectacular dish served by flipping over the pot…

Freekeh Soup
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Freekeh Soup

Freekeh soup is one of my favorites, especially this time of year when the weather cools down. It truly nourishes you. This ancient grain from the Middle East has hearty, earthy, and smoky notes. It is not only fabulous in a soup but even on its own as a pilaf in my freekeh with chicken…