Mahalabiya – Egyptian Milk Custard

Ingredients 2  cups of heavy cream 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup sugar ( to taste) 3 tablespoons rosewater (to taste) or vanilla flavoring Method of Preparation: Bring milk to the boil with sugar and rose water in a saucepan, reduce heat to ensure that milk doesn’t overflow. Dissolve the cornstarch in separate bowl with a…

Delicious Mediterranean Chicken Biryani

Ingredients 300g basmati rice 25g butter 1 large onion finely sliced 1 bay leaf 3 cardamom pod small cinnamon stick 1 tsp turmeric 4 skinless chicken breast, cut into large chunks 4 tbsp curry paste 85g raisin 850ml chicken stock chopped coriander and toasted flaked almonds to serve Method Soak the rice in warm water,…

Grilled Mediterranean veg with bean mash

Ingredients 1 red pepper, deseeded and quartered 1 aubergine Aubergine sliced length ways 2 courgette Courgette sliced length ways 2 tbsp olive oil olive oil For the mash 410g can haricot bean, rinsed 1 garlic clove, crushed 100ml vegetable stock 1 tbsp chopped coriander Lemon wedges, to serve Method Heat the grill. Arrange the vegetables…

Delicious Caramel Apple Cheesecake Tart

Ingredients: Shortbread Crust: 1 1/4 cups flour
3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
1/2 cup butter Filling: 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
1 egg
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping, plus 2 tablespoons for drizzling pinch of sea salt Topping: 5 to 6 Gala apples (or other firm apples)
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon…

Sautéed Greens with Labneh and Pine Nuts

Ingredients Servings: 4 * 2 tablespoons pine nuts * 2 medium shallots, thinly sliced into rings, separated * ½ cup vegetable oil * Kosher salt * 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for serving * 2 cloves garlic finely chopped * 1 pound hardy greens, ribs and stems removed if needed, leaves torn * 1…

Best Asparagus and Two-Cheese Quiche with Hash-Brown Crust

Serves 8-10 Active Time 30 minutes Total Time 1 hour Ingredients * 4 medium russet potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled * 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided * 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided * 2 tablespoons vegetable oil * 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided * 4 medium shallots, thinly sliced * 6 large…

Delicious Pistachio and pomegranate cake

Great and healthy cake. The Pomegranate adds a nice touch to it. Enjoy! Ingredients Preparation time: 20 minutes Baking time: 50 minutes For the sponge 2 x 150g pots of natural yogurt
100g pistachio kernels
1 x 150g yogurt pot of caster sugar
1 x 150g yogurt pot of sunflower oil
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 x…

Amazing Blood Orange Pound Cake With Chia Seeds

This cake is great with a cup of coffee or a regular afternoon tea Enjoy! Ingredients pound cake * 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt * 2 tablespoons chia seeds * 1 1/2 tablespoons of finely grated orange or clementine zest (about 4 clementines) *  3 cups all-purpose flour *  2  1/5  teaspoon baking soda *…