Category Archives - Recipes

Traditional South African Malva Pudding

October 15, 2018 - No Comments

Ingredients for the batter

1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 Tablespoon apricot jam
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
generous pinch salt

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Khaliat Nahl

October 12, 2017 - No Comments

Khaliat Nahal or the Bee Hive Bun is a common Middle Eastern sweet dish which is typically filled with cream cheese and then glazed with

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Moroccan Semolina Bread

February 22, 2017 - No Comments

Harcha is a Moroccan pan-fried bread made from semolina. Moroccans prepare it for breakfast or an evening snack. Harcha is usually served tea time or breakfast;

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Moroccan Chicken Rice Dish

February 1, 2017 - No Comments

What You Need:

A whole chicken

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

2 teaspoons coriander powder

2 teaspoons ground

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

December 13, 2013 - 3 Comments

What You Need:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 cup packed brown sugar

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Lebanese Rice Pudding Dessert

August 26, 2013 - No Comments

‘Ruz- b haleeb’ which translates to ‘rice in milk’ is a traditional Lebanese dessert typically served on special occasions. Simple, delicious, and easy to make, this desert is perfect for summer

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Semolina Cake with Date filling – Basbousa bil Tamr

June 12, 2013 - No Comments

Basbousa is a traditional Arab semolina cake popular in the Middle East. There are many different ways to prepare basbousa according to region and country;

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Carrot Tray Bake

March 18, 2013 - No Comments

What You Need:

4 eggs
1 ¾ cup brown sugar
1 cup oil
2 cups cake flour
2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
2 tsp

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Fried Rice Recipe

March 1, 2013 - No Comments

What You Need:

2 cups cooked Rice,
4 tbsp olive oil,
1/2 cup chicken cubed
1 small onion, diced
Salt and pepper to taste,

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Irish Stew

December 30, 2012 - No Comments

Irish stew or “stobhach gaelach” as it is called in Gaelic (Irish language), is one of Ireland’s national dishes.It is traditionally made with mutton or lamb,

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Middle Eastern lamb Kebab

November 30, 2012 - No Comments

These Kebabs are made the Syrian way – filled with nuts and barbecued on a stick. You can also fry them until they’re half done,

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Coriander Lemon Chicken With Savory Rice

October 31, 2012 - No Comments

What You Need:
1 kg chicken fillet
½ cup coriander leaves
½ cup mint leaves
 1 tsp ground garlic
¼ cup plain yoghurt
2 tsp

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Thai Style Chicken & Corn Soup

August 15, 2012 - One Comment

Winter is upon us here in South Africa, which means that it is soup season! Nothing beats the winter chill like a steaming bowl of soup.This Thai-style chicken

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Date/Banana Smoothie

August 4, 2012 - No Comments

Looking for something easy, quick and healthy to have for Suhoor? You may want to try this filling Date and Banana  smoothie packed with nutrition.

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Jalapeno Samoosa’s

July 13, 2012 - No Comments

What you need:
Ready made samoosa pur
1 cup chicken fillet (cubed)
½ tsp salt
3 T steers creamy jalapeno sauce
3 T crystal

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Vanilla Marshmallow Cake

June 7, 2012 - One Comment

What you need:
4 eggs separated  – beat egg whites till stiff and fluffy
¾ cups castor sugar
1 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder

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Afghan Pilau

May 14, 2012 - One Comment

This delicious recipe is known as the crown of Afghan food. There are probably as many variations of this dish as there are villages in Afghanistan! This

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May 3, 2012 - No Comments

Hummus is one of the most popular Middle Eastern dips. Served with fresh or toasted pita bread, hummus makes for a great snack or appetizer.

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Coffee Biscuits

May 3, 2012 - One Comment

What you need:
300g butter
3/4 cup caster sugar
1 Tblsp Maizena (cornflour)
1 Tblsp coffee mixed in a little hot water
Approx 3

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