Ingredient: onion

Kubba Hamouth (Meat Dumpling Soup)

Kubba Hamouth (Meat Dumpling Soup)

Kubba Hamouth is my favorite Assyrian soup. “Kubba” is the name of the meat-stuffed “dumplings,” while “Hamouth” means “sour.” Kubba comes in many forms, shapes, and sizes. It’s also prepared in many ways.

Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup

Fall is the perfect time for ham and split pea soup. It’s warm, creamy, and oh-so-filling. The next time you bake a ham, be sure to save the bone so you can give this recipe a try.

Masgouf / Iraqi Grilled Fish

Masgouf / Iraqi Grilled Fish

Many consider masgouf to be the national dish of Iraq. Assyrians are not known for their seafood dishes. As a matter of fact, masgouf was the only fish dish my mom ever cooked.

Beni’s Biryani

Beni’s Biryani

Yesterday was Biryani day at my sister, Beni’s house. I’m currently visiting her in Chicago. We have spent the last two weeks primarily cooking and eating! My brother was stopping by for a visit and requested we make biryani.

Lemony Greek Dolmathes with Toasted Pine Nuts

Lemony Greek Dolmathes with Toasted Pine Nuts

I’ve always loved grape leaf dolma…Middle Eastern style, that is! I used to think that I disliked Greek dolmathes. Our family spent three months in Greece when I was nine years old, while waiting for our papers to immigrate to the U. S.

CABBAGE ROLLS (DOLMA’T CHALAMA)

CABBAGE ROLLS (DOLMA’T CHALAMA)

Cabbage Dolma is one of those Assyrian dishes that everyone loves. It also happens to be my daughter’s favorite.

Red Lentil Soup (Tlokheh/Aadas)

Red Lentil Soup (Tlokheh/Aadas)

This lentil soup is a staple in the Middle Eastern diet. In fact, most Middle Eastern cultures have their own version of this soup.

Low Carb Zucchini Lasagna

Low Carb Zucchini Lasagna

A friend recently gave me some HUGE  zucchini that her husband grew in their garden. In the past, zucchini bread would have been my first choice. Now that I’m doing my best to eat healthier and follow a low carb diet, I decided to go with low carb zucchini lasagna instead.


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