Archive for February, 2015

Orange Blossom Water Turns Six!

February 28th, 2015

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Today my blog celebrates its sixth birthday, I simply can’t believe I’ve been blogging for this long.

For this special day, I made “Ma’rouk Halabi” a sweet bread can be eaten plain or can can be stuffed with (cheese, date paste, chocolate, Nutella,…), this bread is a specially of Aleppo, I’ll post the recipe later.

Thank you everyone for your kind comments and emails, and thanks for following Orange Blossom Water, I really appreciate it.

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To Aleppo With Love – Al-Bhar Al-Halabi

February 27th, 2015

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Al-Bhar Al-Halabi (Bhar Al-Daqqah Al-Halabi) is Aleppine seven-spice mixture which belongs to Aleppo city. Bhar means “spices”, Halabi means “From Aleppo”, Aleppo in Arabic is “Halab”, and “Halabi” is derived from “Halab”. Al-Bhar Al-Halabi is widely used in Aleppine dishes.

Let’s make Al-Bhar Al-Halabi:

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