Sweets

This category features sweets, desserts, and more! Maybe your searching for that perfect Lemon Bar recipe. Or how to make killer Middle Eastern Baklava? Rest assured you’ll find it here!

There are also hard to come by Assyrian and Middle Eastern recipes like Kileche (Assyrian Holiday Cookies), Kadeh (Roux-Filled Pastry), and Mann Al Sama Recipe (Nougat Bars).

But we don’t stop there! Some of the most popular posts in this category are fig related: Candied Figs, Fig Bread, and Fig Newtons, just to name a few. So if you love sweets, you’re sure to find a recipe to satisfy that sweet tooth here!

Easy Lemon Bars Recipe

Easy Lemon Bars Recipe

This Easy Lemon Bars Recipe will guarantee lemon bars that are tart, sweet, and simply delicious!

Mulberry Pie Recipe

Mulberry Pie Recipe

Mulberries are probably my favorite berry, and not just because they remind me of my childhood. Tart when they’re not quite ready, and oh-so-sweet when ripe; I can definitely over-indulge! But besides plucking them off the tree and plopping them in your mouth, you’ll want to make sure you save some for this delicious Mulberry Pie Recipe.

Nougat Bars (Mann Al Sama)

Nougat Bars (Mann Al Sama)

“Nougat Bars” might not sound very Middle Eastern, but the origin of nougat, in fact, is. You see, the earliest nougat recipe was found in a Middle Eastern book in Baghdad, dating back to the 10th century. It was referred to as “natif” which translates to “dribble.” […]

Homemade Ice Cream (Without Eggs)

Homemade Ice Cream (Without Eggs)

Valentines Day will soon be upon us. That could either be good or bad, depending on your relationship status.

Easy Mug Cake Recipe

Easy Mug Cake Recipe

For the past few weeks, I’ve been working on my Valentine’s Day menu. My focus has been on recipes that don’t require a lot of time to prepare so that you can spend the extra time with your love.

Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies

Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies

Warning, baking these Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies can be quite costly! In fact, the last time I made them, they cost me $2800! You probably think I’m joking, but I’m not. As usual, I had my furry friends (Mr. Whiskers and Winston) in the […]

Stuffed Dates Recipe (Easy Four-Ingredient Recipe)

Stuffed Dates Recipe (Easy Four-Ingredient Recipe)

If you love dates, you’re in luck! I’m about to share with you everything you need to know about my Easy Four-Ingredient Stuffed Dates recipe! Can you think of any fruit that is more Middle Eastern in origin than dates?

Authentic Italian Pizzelle Recipe

Authentic Italian Pizzelle Recipe

Recently I discovered that I’m part Italian. I wish my parents were still alive so that I could share this news with them. This was exciting news to me since it meant I have a whole new culture, and recipes to discover. This gave me […]

Tahini Fudge

Tahini Fudge

As we say goodbye to 2018, I thought I’d share my latest fattening creation; tahini fudge. Don’t worry, there will be plenty of time for dieting in 2019. Besides, you don’t have to eat it all by yourself, you can share!

Kadeh Recipe (Assyrian Roux-Filled Pastry)

Kadeh Recipe (Assyrian Roux-Filled Pastry)

This is one of those posts where if you’re Assyrian you’re probably thinking “yes, finally!” But if you’re not, you are asking yourself, “what is this “kadeh recipe” you speak of?