Monthly Archives: March 2011

Challenge 13: Knefeh

Anyone visiting Lebanon, learns it is a must to try Knefeh: A sort of a cheese (or cream) pie, served in a special kind of bread with syrup.

Knefeh is usually eaten for breakfast, where pastry shops offer it hot on big trays from which they serve their customers.

Knefeh has another variation, made with ashta or clotted cream.

Also, this kind of sweets is pretty easy to make and people have had several versions they make at home. Today I am posting as a challenge Knefeh from scratch; even the dough of it (called Mafroukeh), that represents the crunchy part.

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Chicken Tikka Masala Dinner Party

This post has taken me a while to write, my sincere apologies. It has been a mixture of laziness and been overwhelmed in work and life in general. So, I have actually completed the challenge a few weeks ago, but only managed to get to the writing bit now…

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The Capital Sins of Cooking

Every cook has a few things that irk them in the kitchen, things they would call capital sins of cooking. I too have moments where I encounter things that make me want to scream at the crime committed. Well not crime, but I am sure you know what I mean! These are the commandments I have for those capital things, they are also well justified…

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