Allah The Almighty says (what means): "And remind, for indeed, the reminder benefits the believers" [Quran 51:55]
Acting upon this verse, we would like to remind our honorable Muslim brothers and sisters that one of the many bounties from Allah that necessitate showing (practical) gratitude and appreciation, is that of food which we desire.. More
Hummus is a creamy puree of chickpeas and tahini (sesame seed paste) seasoned with lemon juice and garlic, and is a popular spread and dip in Greece and throughout the Middle East.
Cloves garlic—roughly chopped
¼ cup lemon juice
¼ cup water
14 oz (400g) canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans) - rinsed and drained
* 225g (8oz) strawberries, pureed
* 100g (4oz) blackberries, pureed
* 100g (4oz) raspberries, pureed
* 4 tbsp elderflower cordial
* Powdered sweetener (optional)
1. Mix together the strawberry, blackberry and raspberry puree. Strain through a fine sieve to remove the tiny pips, then add the elderflower cordial and.. More
Another hit from the "Best of Bridge" cookbooks, this one can be found in "Grand Slam". It is a fast and yummy alternative to cabbage rolls.
1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
2 medium onions, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 14oz. can tomatoe sauce
1 can water
1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
4 cups cabbage,.. More
This thick, stew like soup is eaten in many countries of the Middle East, often forming the centerpiece of simple peasant meals. Salads, olives, bread, and yogurt dishes are served on the side. Although soaked chickpeas are generally tender enough to eat after an hour of cooking, it is important here that they cook longer. This way the.. More
This recipe is from my friend Patricia, a fellow revert and great cook!
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 1/3 cups oil (I used vegetable oil, worked fine)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract ½ cup nuts (chopped toasted pecans works well)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
18 ounce can crushed.. More
Serving Size: 10
3 lb Shrimp (16-20/lb)
3 c Spanish Olive Oil
4 ea Large Red Bell Peppers *
8 ea Cloves Garlic **
1 ea Chili Pepper Seeded/Minced
1 ea Loaf French Bread 1″ Slices
1 x Feta Cheese (optional)
* Bell peppers should be seeded and cut into thin julienne strips.
** Garlic cloves should be peeled and cut into 1/4-inch chunks.
6 cups flour
2 eggs beaten with 1/2 cup corn oil
2 bundles green onions (medium sized)
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 1/2 lbs ground beef water
3 eggs (beaten) salt
3 onions (finely chopped)
Sift flour, add the water and salt a little at a time, mixing dough until it becomes soft but pliable. Divide the dough into.. More
5 cups sesame seeds
1 1/2 cups olive oil or vegetable oil
1. Preheat oven to 350 C.
2. Toast sesame seeds for 5-10 minutes, shaking the seeds frequently with a spatula. Do not allow to brown.
3. Cool for 20 minutes.
4. Pour sesame seeds into food processor and add oil.
5. Blend for 2 minutes. Check for consistency.