Chocolate Filled Croissant – Easy Jewish Pastries Recipe (Rugelach)

These little delights are called Rugelach, a traditional Jewish croissant pastry often served during Hanukkah. The dough makes a great vehicle for any number of fillings, but we opted to fill our rugelach with chocolate, walnuts, raisins and cinnamon.

Chocolate filled croissant from scratch – traditional Jewish pastries (rugelach). This recipes uses coconut sugar, chocolate chips, butter, and cream cheese. YUMMMM

Mansaf: Jordanian Lamb, Yogurt & Rice Pilaf – Arousing Appetites

Traditional Jordanian Mansaf consisting of Lamb, Yogurt and Rice Pilaf

What is Mansaf? ( منسف ) Mansaf is a Jordanian lamb dish that consists of pieces of lamb, rice and yogurt. Mansaf is usually served in an aluminum tray with the meat surrounded by rice on one side and yogurt on the other. This particular rice dish is believed to have originated in Jordan, and … Read more

Saltah Yemeni Vegan Vegetable Stew Hulbah Zhug-Meat

Saltah Yemeni vegan vegetable stew hulbah zhug-meat

Saltah is a hearty stew that is Yemen’s undisputed national dish. The Yemeni people have delighted in this comforting meal for hundreds of years, even back to the times when Yemen herself was beloved by the likes of the ancient Greeks, Romans and Ottomans. SALTAH: THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE, SANA’A, AND AN HERBACEOUS HERB DUO For a … Read more

Nihari Slow Cooked Gluten Free Lamb Meat Garam Masala Stew Pakistan

Nihari slow cooked gluten free lamb meat garam masala stew

Nihari is a dish with a captivating history and remarkable popularity on the Indian subcontinent. Typical of a recipe whose history begins in the 16th century, there are varying opinions on its true origin. Was nihari a dish served to the wealthy Nawab rulers of the Mughal Empire? Or did the nobles serve it to … Read more

Masgouf Iraqi Turmeric Tamarind Marinated Fish Tomato-curry

Masgouf iraqi turmeric tamarind marinated fish tomato-curry

Masgouf is the national dish of a country that sits upon the land known as the Cradle of Civilization. This Fertile Crescent is home to writing, astronomy, mathematics, and many more advances that seem unimaginable to have existed so many thousands of years ago. But this land, steeped in history and invention, is plagued with … Read more

Besbarmak Meat Pasta Kazakhstan

Besbarmak meat pasta kazakhstan

Besbarmak, a heap of sliced meat served on a bed of pasta squares is Kazakhstan’s national dish, as well as a tasty legacy of the nomads that roam the country’s steppes. The name besbarmak literally means ‘five fingers’ and comes from the way the dish is eaten – on a large platter to serve several … Read more