Archive for 2018

To Aleppo With Love – Mrabba Al-Qare’e Al-Halabi

November 30th, 2018

“Mrabba Al-Qare’e Al-Halabi” or “Mrabba Al-Yaqtin AL-Halabi” (Aleppine Pumpkin Jam) is slightly different from previous Mrabba Al-Qare’e. Mrabba Al-Qare’e Al-Halabi is flavored with orange peel, cinnamon and clove, and served as a dessert with coffee, while Mrabba Al-Qare’e is served for breakfast with bread and cheese.

Let’s make Mrabba Al-Qare’e Al-Halabi:

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Mrabba Al-Qare’e

October 29th, 2018

This post is related to : Typical Syrian Breakfast

“Mrabba Al-Qare’e” or “Mrabba Al-Yaqtin” (Pumpkin Jam) is very popular in Syria. You would be surprised how delicious it is. Today I’ll share the recipe of Pumpkin Jam of Hama, and next post will be “Mrabba Al-Qare’e Al-Halabi” which is the recipe of Aleppo, then Mrabba Al-Qare’e Al-Mabshour (Shredded Pumpkin Jam).

Let’s make Mrabba Al-Qare’e:

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Espresso and Cocoa Nib Banana Bread

October 1st, 2018

It’s International Coffee Day today! If you love banana bread and coffee as much as I do, you will love Edd Kimber’s Espresso and cocoa nib banana bread. It infuses the banana bread with a lovely coffee flavor. It’s present without being overpowering or too intense.

Let’s Espresso and Cocoa Nib Banana Bread:

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Mkhallal Al-Bathenjan

September 29th, 2018

It is the season of vegetables that are main ingredients of many Syrian dishes, one example is Eggplant (Bathenjan in Arabic). It is the time to make Makdous Al-Bathenjan, Mrabba Al-Bathenjan, Mrabba Al-Bathenjan Al-Halabi, and Mkhallal Al-Bathenjan (eggplant pickle).

Mkhallal Al-Bathenjan is prepared by stuffing baby eggplants with a mixture of chopped ground red pepper and garlic then preserved in brine. It is normally eaten with savory dishes. 

Let’s make Makhallal Al-Bathenjan:

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Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2018

August 23rd, 2018

Eid Al-Adha “Festival of Sacrifice” or “Greater Eid”, Eid Al-Adha annually falls on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja of the lunar Islamic calendar. It is celebrated all around the world, where people families visit, kids are given money, and Eid sweets are served to well-wishers and relatives. And like each year this post is about the sweets I prepared for Eid.

Read the Archive:

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2009

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2010

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2013

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2014

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2015

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2016

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2017

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2018

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2009

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2010

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2015

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2016

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2017

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