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Malabi

Malabi. This luscious milk pudding is popular throughout the Middle East, and is beloved in Israel. The texture is light and creamy and the rosewater gives the dessert a beautiful, delicate flavor. [milk or coconut milk, corn starch, rose water, cream, sugar + For serving: Chopped almonds, pistachios, and/or strawberry syrup]

Garlic Cheddar and Chive Scones

Garlic Cheddar and Chive Scones on sheet

Lebanese Semolina Pudding (Layali Lubnan)

A very popular dessert throughout the Middle East, this Lebanese Semolina Pudding (Layali Lubnan) includes sweet-tart cranberries, thick coconut cream, ground pistachios, and a floral-scented syrup. This vegan recipe can be whipped up quickly, then it chills in the fridge until you are ready to dig in.

Kulfi and Jalebi Sundae

When mithai and malai come together, what you get is a glass full of delight! Here is an innovative yet quick dessert of malai kulfi topped with jalebis and falooda sev, drizzled temptingly with rose syrup. The Kulfi and Jalebi Sundae is a dessert perfectly suited to the desi palate, pampering the diner with the richest flavours and most irresistible aromas!

Kashta {قشطة}

Kashta is a basic filling for desserts that come from the Arabic world. If you do live in the Middle East you could buy this cream ready made from a local grocer, or even canned! The canned version...

Hummus with Lamb

HUMMUS WITH LAMB -- Hummus topped with an aromatic lamb mince is a traditional dish from the Middle East. Whether as a starter or a small meal, this is a show stopper hummus. If you haven’t tried this before, you’re in for a real treat!

Mozzarella Cheese Kunafa

This recipe breaks some cheese Kunafa-making rules, but the result is one of the best you’ll ever have! A simple trick keeps the cheese filling from hardening even after it has cooled down.