Salads

Cucumber-Yogurt Salad سلطة خيار باللبن

Hot weather requires a cold salad, something I grew up eating, my mother used to make this salad a side dish during the summer heat days. Especially when the main dish consists of rice or anything warm and heavy, a cucumber-yogurt salad was always a very nice option to add. Also from a nutrients perspective, …

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Chicken Shawarma Salad Bowl شاورما الدجاج

Shawarma is everyday street food in Palestine, also lately it has become very popular in the US. In my hometown Ramallah, when you walk around town you’ll find a few small places specialize in just making shawarma. Shawarma is basically well-marinated meat with a combination of spices (it can be chicken, beef or lamb) layered …

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Watermelon Salad with Cheese -Bateekh wi jibneh بطيخ وجبنة

Do you agree that watermelons are a very popular fruit across the globe? Never heard of anyone who doesn’t like them. I feel it is by far THE only fruit that makes me feel very refreshed when eating them, especially during the hot summer days. In Palestine, we love to eat watermelons with our white …

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Tabouleh with Quinoa تبولة مع كينوا

March 21 is officially the first day of spring and in the Middle East, it is also Mother’s Day. So, Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there especially my own. When spring is here, it screams for tabbouleh. I can’t think of any fresh, light and refreshing dish more than this one during …

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