My Relaxed Ramadan Ghabga

By | July 29, 2013

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It’s been a while since I’ve had friends over. I’ve been too tired lately and with all the Ramadan fasting and meal preparations I haven’t had a moment to relax. During the holy month of Ramadan people gather for a “ghabga” and there are many ghabgas going around. A ghabga is a dinner party Read more »

Heavenly Pies from The Pastry Shop

By | July 25, 2013

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It was during the Holy month of Ramadan of last year that I’ve come to taste the scrumptious pies of The Pastry Shop! Excellent pies, with fresh ingredients and a flakey light crust and overall melt-in-your-mouth after the first bite feeling. This year I’ve had the pleasure of being sent more pies from The Pastry Shop, freshly baked and just out of the over, and they’ve been grazing my after iftar tea table ever since their arrival. Read more »

The Danish Bakery’s Ramadan Gift

By | July 15, 2013

On the day before the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan I received a cake from The Danish Bakery’s as a Ramadan greeting. I love everything about The Danish Bakery, from their unique shop layout where you can walk around and pick up whatever you desire to the delicious fresh sandwiches. They also have a killer Read more »

Making Cheese Stuffed Qatayef

By | August 16, 2012

The easiest thing to do as a Ramadan dessert is stuffed Qatayef. Every other co-op has a station producing the pancake like round qatayef dough and all you have to do is pick them up, take them home, stuff them then cook them. Read more »

Ramadan 2012 Lgaymat Day

By | August 7, 2012

Ramadan does not feel like Ramadan until the Lgaymat day arrives. Lgaymat day is the day when you have the most amazing most delicious Lgaymat ever delivered to you and you eat them first thing at futoor and want to Read more »

Picture of the Week: Cooking Suhoor

By | August 6, 2012

There is nothing more tantalizing than the aroma of boiling pasta promising you a warm hearty meal at the end of the road. Its so fulfilling! I love pasta so much I allow myself to eat only plain pasta with salt when I’m sick as comfort food, sort of like a guilty pleasure

A few days back I’ve been craving Spaghetti Pomodoro like mad so I decided to have some for my Suhoor meal and it hit all the right spots. I took the picture of the dry spaghetti noodles above while simmering the tomato sauce. That was one memorable Suhoor meal, Yum!

What was your most memorable Suhoor meal this Ramadan?

What’s for Futoor? Mini Pizzas!

By | July 29, 2012

Yesterday morning I woke up with the strangest craving for home made mini pizzas! I don’t know where that came from but I remember my excitement in my childhood if we were baking pizzas at home, how I would try and snatch the freshly grated  Read more »

Hayoni’s Kitchen Nuttella Ramadan Treats

By | July 28, 2012

 

Yesterday we were invited to a Ramadan ghabga and I was thinking what to take with us. Then as I was browsing instagram I saw some Nuttella Muhalabiya and Nuttella Kanafa and Nuttella Basboosa by Hayoni’s Kitchen. I’ve tried them Read more »

Review: Baking Tray’s Ramadan Menu

By | July 18, 2012

We were invited by Baking Tray to try their newly launched Ramadan menu. Last year I had tried their lgaymat and they were to die for so this year I was intrigued on what else would they add. Well, first things first, they had redecorated their outdoors area with Read more »