This Egyptian Sweet Pastry Dessert is totally delicious, easy, and made from really common ingredients. It’s made with regular old puff pastry, milk and cream, coconut chips, sugar, almonds, and raisins. I buy my coconut chips at Trader Joe’s, but if you can’t find any you can substitute shredded coconut.

The soft gooey bottom of this dish is hidden underneath an gorgeously crisp and golden topping with chewy raisins and crunchy pecan nuts. Prep Time: 30 MIN Total Time: 2 HR 35 MIN Servings: 10 Ingredients Umm Ali 1 box (500g) Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ Vanilla Cake Mix 80ml vegetable

Makes about 1.5 The salep and mastic give this ice-cream a luscious, chewy texture that lengthens the pleasure of savoring the subtle exotic flavors. You can vary on the rose water by using orange blossom water or real vanilla seeds. Ingredients 1 liter whole milk ½ tsp Adonis mastic 1tbsp

Tahini’s nutty, luxurious properties don’t stop at hummus. Keep the sesame paste flowing with this vibrant, creamy carrot purée. MAKES 2 1/2 CUPS 20 MINUTES Ingredients 1 lb. carrots, peeled and halved crosswise 1⁄2 cup tahini 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 2 cloves garlic 3 ice cubes Extra-virgin olive oil,

Traditionally deep-fried, this lighter version of the much-loved Middle Eastern falafel is baked. Teamed with a fresh herb and tomato salad and tasty tahini dressing, it makes a deliciously light meal. SERVES 6 PREPARATION 30 MIN COOKING 20 MIN SKILL LEVEL EASY By Anneka Manning Ingredients lemon wedges, to serve

Call it a brinjal, aubergine, eggplant, bitingan rumi (in Arabic) or by any other name, when stuffed with rice (mahshi) and cooked the traditional Egyptian way it makes for a delicious family recipe. Adopted from alalali. Preparation Time: 35 minutes approximately | Cooking Time: 40 minutes approximately | Serves: 4

By chef FIFI From Total Time 45mins Prep 10 mins Cook 35 mins This healthy soup is enjoyed throughout the middle east, and although simple in preparation and ingredients, is a very flavorful soup. Adas is considered a main dish mainly because it is so filling, and is usually