Mini Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins
Banana muffins are a perfect was to use up old bananas that can’t be eaten on their own. These banana muffins are perfectly moist, with just the right amount of sweetness. Mini chocolate chips make each bite feel like an extra special treat. These banana muffins are perfect as they are, but can also be…
Slow Cooked Brisket-In the Oven!
If you don’t have the energy or ability for whatever reason to pop out the grill or smoker but still want a tender and delicious chunk of brisket—this method is for you! This slow and low beef brisket is made completely in the oven. The brisket is covered in a delicious dry rub, then marinated…
Mansaf-Middle Eastern Creamy Lamb Dish
Mansaf literally translates to “large platter” because traditionally the entire dish is served and even eaten, on a large platter! It is a savory lamb dish that is slow cooked until fall apart tender, then mixed into a creamy yogurt broth, and then served over soft rice that soaks up all the juices and topped…
Bengali Style Chinese Chicken
Bengali Chinese chicken is a delicious fusion of Bangladeshi and Chinese food that is completely unique and not like either. It’s a comforting dish perfect for sick days or an easy meal—packed full of nutrients and protein through chicken and vegetables.
Uzbek plov is a simple and delicious beef and rice dish flavored with lots of sautéed onions, tender carrots, buttery chickpeas, and sweet bursts of raisins. Finish off this savory dish with intact spicy jalapeños for whoever likes a little kick and the most tender and sweet garlic bulbs.
Batata Harra-Spicy & Tangy Fried Potatoes
Batata Harra is the perfect side dish, snack, or appetizer to any meal-especially a middle eastern one! It’s packed full of flavor and simple to make, consisting of fried potatoes, a tangy and spicy tomato sauce, and lots of fresh herb to finish it up.
Fatteh-Middle-eastern Pita and Chickpea Salad
Fatteh is a simple middle eastern salad side dish that made with a few components including crispy pita, warm chickpeas, a garlicky yogurt sauce, and toasted pine nuts. It’s simple and quick to put together but looks beautiful and tastes delicious!
Syrian Inspired Ma’looba or Maqlooba!
Ma’looba is a middle eastern dish that translates to “upside down” and is composed of layers of protein, vegetables, and rice that’s cooked in a pot which is then flipped…upside down. It can be intimidating for people of different cultures or people who are trying to for the first time, so here’s my foolproof version…
Almond Cake with Earl Grey Whipped Cream Frosting
This almond cake is simple to put together and tastes like a delicious madeleine cookie-in a cake form! The ingredients are the same ones found in a regular vanilla cake, except with the additions of almond flour and extract.
Paya-Bangladeshi Bone Marrow Soup
Paya is a nutritious soup made of beef bones full of marrow originating in Bangladesh. It is hearty and delicious, with a robust creamy and savory flavor from the marrows. Different South Asian countries have their own version of this soup, but this lighter, simpler version is my favorite.