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Cheese fatayer puff pastry recipe

Serves 1215 MinsIngredients6 Kiri® square portions100g mozzarella cheese30g double cream cheese2 tablespoons canned pesto sauceReadymade puff pastry6 dried tomatoes (chopped)For the cream:2 kiri squares1 tablespoon double cream cheese2 tablespoons Kiri® (jar)Cooking Directions1 Combine the mozzarella, the double cream, the Kiri squares and dried tomatoes using a blender.2 Cut the pastry into 12 circles and spread a little pesto sauce on …

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Fatayer bil-Sabanegh / Spinach Triangles Recipe

Makes 25-30The dough for these triangles is used with a number of fillings to make both the triangles below, and the fried crescents known as sambusak in the following recipe. You can vary on the spinach filling here by using purslane (leaves only), sorrel, Swiss chard, dandelion or wild thyme. Whichever you chose, the quantities and instructions will be the …

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Easy to Make Lebanese Baklava Rolls Recipe

Baklava, aka Baklawa is a Middle-Eastern dessert whose origins may go as far back as B.C times to the Assyrian civilization.  Through the centuries, many neighboring countries adopted the delicacy and created their own versions.  Today there are dozens of types of “Baklava” grouped in Lebanese Cuisine under “Arabic Sweets”.  In its basic form, Baklava is made of fillo dough, …

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Beef Mince “Sfiha” Recipe

Sfiha is an open Middle-Eastern baked pie that looks like a mini pizza and is topped with spiced beef or lamb mince. Some of the fresh ingredients of “sfiha”, tomatoes and onions keep the mince moist, lime and mint give the mince lots of zing and complement the flavour of the spices. Adopted from The Amazing Flavours of Brazil. Ingredients …

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Za’atar Manoush Recipe

Za’atar Manoush Za’atar manoush is the Lebanese pizza! What makes this dish a favorite for many is the delicious mixture (za’atar) that you spread onto the dough. This mixture is made of spices and roasted sesame (it smells heavenly) and can also be eaten with pita bread. We typically eat manoush for breakfast or lunch with tomatoes, cucumbers, and a …

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Lebanese Olive Pizza Recipe

Lebanese Olive Pizza Total Time 20minsPrep 5 minsCook 15 mins OK I’m sure they don’t eat these in Lebanon, but it does use Lebanese bread and is a quick way to cook a light pizza for one or two. Ingredients Servings 1-2 100 g lebanese bread (about 30cm or 12-inches round) 125 g tomato paste 125 g mozzarella cheese, grated …

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Spicy beef and eggplant gozleme recipe

Spicy beef and eggplant gozleme Great for entertaining, these Turkish frying-pan pastries are so delicious and a little bit different. To Prep 1:15To Cook 0:45INGREDIENTS 14DIFFICULTY ADVANCEDSERVINGS 12 Ingredients 1 1/4 cups warm water7g sachet dried yeast1 teaspoon caster sugar2 3/4 cups plain flour1 1/2 teaspoons salt1/2 cup olive oil1/2 small eggplant, cut into 1cm cubes1/2 small brown onion, diced2 …

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Pirojki – Turkish bread recipe

 Pirojki – Turkish bread Serves 630mins to prepare plus 1.5hr rising time and 15mins to cook650 calories / servingIngredients For the dough 125ml warm water 125ml milk 125ml vegetable oil 1 sachet of dried yeast 470g all purpose flour 1tsp salt 1tbsp of sugar 4tbsp sesame seeds 1 beaten egg yolk for glazing For the filling 220g feta cheese 1 …

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Lahmacun or Turkish Meat Pies Recipe

Lahmacun or Turkish Meat Pies Prep time 30 minsCook time 40 minsTotal time 1 hour 10 mins Lahmacun or Turkish Meat Pies – much better than pizza, and a lot healthier.Author: Joanna Cismaru Serves: 8 Ingredients For the crust 5 cups all purpose flour 1½ cups milk ¼ cup vegetable oil 1 tbsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1 tbsp active …

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Turkish Ground-Lamb Pizzas Recipe

Michael Turek The Hummus Recipes Kitchen (The Home of Middle Eastern Food Recipes) invites you to try Turkish Ground-Lamb Pizzas Recipe.  Enjoy the good taste of Middle Eastern Food and learn how to make Turkish Ground-Lamb Pizzas. At her takeout shop in Istanbul, Kantin Dükkan, Semsa Denizsel tops her pizzas with ground lamb (flavored with sweet sun-dried tomatoes and a …

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