A’ineh is the Arabic word for Dough. This dough is very famous in Syria, it is a base for many dishes, including desserts. It is made from flour, egg, ghee, water and salt. Traditionally we use local ghee which is so rich and full of flavor, but sometimes my mom uses Crisco shortening and we still enjoy the taste.
It is easy to find this dough in the markets in Syria, therefore most people stopped making it at home, but my mom has a rule that homemade dough is much better than purchased dough, and I totally agree with her. This the list of dishes that depend on this dough, and next posts will be about these dishes:
4. Sha’eebiyyat (Dessert)
5. Bsaisat / Twaitat (Dessert)
Let’s make A’jineh Mwarraqah: (more…)