Ingredient: eggs

Assyrian Holiday Cookies (Kileche/Kleicha)

Assyrian Holiday Cookies (Kileche/Kleicha)

Although I call these “Assyrian Holiday cookies,” the truth is they are very popular in the Middle East. In fact, they are Iraq’s national cookie; specifically the date filled ones.

Persimmon-Pumpkin Bars

Persimmon-Pumpkin Bars

With Thanksgiving being right around the corner, these persimmon-pumpkin bars would fit perfectly into your Thanksgiving menu. You can easily make them a few days in advance, giving you one less thing to bake on Thanksgiving day.

Muakacha (Fillo Delights)

Muakacha (Fillo Delights)

Muakacha is a Middle Eastern dessert made with phyllo dough that’s smothered with butter and custard. Are you drooling yet? Muakacha was not a recipe that I was familiar with. I first heard of it from my sister, Beni, who was introduced to the recipe by one of her friends.

White Chocolate, Dried Cherry and Pistachio Biscotti

White Chocolate, Dried Cherry and Pistachio Biscotti

Who doesn’t love a wonderfully crisp & perfectly sweet biscotti to dunk into their coffee? You don’t have to be Italian to enjoy these delicious cookies!

Quick Homemade Pasta

Quick Homemade Pasta

Nothing can beat the taste of homemade pasta. Once you taste it, it’s hard to go back to store-bought pasta. If you are intimidated at the idea of making homemade pasta, don’t be, it’s actually quite easy.

Low Carb Spinach and Eggs (Beeah ooh Spanakh)

Low Carb Spinach and Eggs (Beeah ooh Spanakh)

Like I mentioned in a previous post, I am currently following a low-carb diet. This Assyrian recipe is one of my favorite low-carb breakfast dishes. It’s very simple to prepare, and amazingly good!

Galaktoboureko

Galaktoboureko

The greeks call this dessert Galaktoboureko, in the Middle East it’s known as Kahi. No matter what the name, you’ll call it delicious. Seriously, how can you go wrong with fillo dough layered with butter and filled with custard?

Assyrian Yogurt Soup (Mesta Tooymenta Ooh Beeh)

Assyrian Yogurt Soup (Mesta Tooymenta Ooh Beeh)

This is one of those dishes that doesn’t look very appetizing, but is super healthy, and tastes way better than it looks! When I feel like I’m coming down with something funky, like I do today, this soup hits the spot!


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