Thursday, September 20, 2018

1172. Layered Saffron Chicken and Rice

I tend to avoid recipes with a ton of ingredients, but this one looked so good I thought I would give it a go. Be aware that there are multiple steps and multiple pots and pans to wash later.

Friday, September 14, 2018

1171. Oat Crackers with Lebna Dip

Snacking has developed into a multi billion dollar industry, and we all know what that means. It means that the competition of tasty, addictive, and cheap options is on. This in turn makes us opt of a packet of once-you-pop-you-can't-stop chips over some homemade dip and crackers.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

1170. Saffron Flan Cake

Two wonders about this cake should be discussed. Firstly, the type of cake is a small miracle on its own. A standard flour cake batter is spread over the base of a prepared bundt tin. This is the topped with a creme caramel mixture, and popped in the oven to bake.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

1169. Whole Fish Rice Turnover

We most certainly do not eat enough fish. When we do, it tends to be a quick something or another that makes us feel virtuous for about an hour and then forget all about incorporating more fish in our diet until next month or so.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

1168. Mortadella Cheese Puff

Of course making your own puff pastry is optional when you can easily buy ready made, but when its so easy to whip up a batch, why not make your own? This is a quick comfort food that can be insanely and endlessly customized to what you may have on hand or cravings.

Monday, September 3, 2018

1167. Sushi Sandwiches

A fun and new way to present sushi, giving you three varieties at one go. This can easily be adapted into classic sushi rolls using the same ingredients instead of sandwiches.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Sunday, August 26, 2018

1165. Fig and Brie Sandwich

Grilled cheese sandwiches have been vamped up and glorified way beyond the toast and cheddar variety. Variations are now served at Michelin star restaurants using the most expensive cheese and truffle and what have you.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Eid Al Adha 1439

أُهني الأمة الإسلامية عامة و خليفة المسلمين و المجاهدين و المناصرين خاصة بحلول عيد الأضحى المبارك. أسأل الله أن يعيده علينا بالنصر والتمكين

Thursday, August 16, 2018

1163. Aubergine Nut Rice

Adding a roast chicken over this rice completes a hearty family meal reminiscent of traditional Iraqi cooking.

Monday, August 13, 2018

1162. Marshmallow Chocolate Cake

Loaded with sugar upon sugar in the forms of oreo, chocolate, and marshmallow, this simple cake is sure to please the little's palate.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

1161. Pumpkin Hummus

Another day, another dip. The perfect portable cooling light meal in hot sticky days. Helps pack in a few of your fave a day pretty easily, too.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

1160. Butter Finger Cookies

Classic melt-in-your mouth piped butter finger cookies, sandwiched with jam, and dripped in chocolate. Pretty sprinkles optional.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

1159. Beetroot Tabboula

A twist on the original tabboula of tomato and parsley. One of a variety of them on MCW.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

1158. Saffron Milk Cake

While saffron itself is an ancient spice, it has recently been experiencing a boom in the dessert arena. Everyone is jumping on the saffron bandwagon, and saffron-flavored everything is everywhere.

Sunday, July 29, 2018

1157. Aubergine Walnut Dip

This is a very easy and nutritious dip that is pretty straightforward to come together. Using all natural ingredients adds to the allure of making it in a big batch and consuming it in various occasions throughout the week.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

1156. Twix Cheesecake

Another candy bar, another cheesecake. I'm sure a cheesecake can be created from almost any candy bar out there. Just on MCW there are the nutella-oreo and ferrero (with plenty more to come insha Allah), and a decent variety of natural, from scratch cheesecake flavors).

Friday, July 20, 2018

1155. Kubba Appetizers

This is a very versatile and delicious idea for a pretty appetizer. It is served at room temperature so can be prepared ahead.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Eid Al Fitr 1439

اللهم لا تجعله آخر العهد من صيامنا إياه
فإن جعلته فاجعلنا مرحومين ولا تجعلنا محرومين

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Ramadan 1439

رمضان مبارك لجميع اخواني و اخواتي المجاهدين و المجاهدات في دولتنا الإسلامية. الله يثبتكم و ينصركم و يتقبل منكم و يتقبلكم و يجزيكم رضاه و الفردوس الأعلى

Thursday, March 8, 2018

1152. Strawberries and Cream Cheesecake

Cheesecakes are quickly gaining popularity in creativity that soon there will be as many flavors as there are variations of sponge cake! This strawberries and cream cheesecake uses half a kilo of pureed fresh strawberries stirred through a cheese mixture containing 700 grams of cream cheese.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

1151. Fruit Pizza

Fruit pizzas are a fruit tart different from the French tarte aux fruits. The French version consists of a pie crust, filled with creme patissiere, topped with fresh fruit and a final touch of jelly glaze. Fruit pizzas are the American version consisting of a giant sugar cookie, topped with cream cheese icing, and sliced fresh fruit.