Maamoul | Stuffed Date Maamoul ~ W for West Bank

For couple of alphabets we decided to go easy and gave the option of doing a city from any country. The condition was if we do a city, that country couldn’t be used again. However I settled on West Bank and landed in a site that had some soups and some sweets. Though I was […]

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Shakarli Bodom | Sugar-Coated Almonds ~ U for Uzbekistan

For our next stop on a culinary tour around the world in 30 days, doing ABC Intl Cooking, I am stopping at U for Uzbekistan. I don’t know much about the history of the country, except knowing it was part of the Soviet Union and got independent in the 90’s. This was all related to […]

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Semolina Halva ~ T for Turkey

After the delicious Chocolate Caliente, we are doing T. I chose Turkey when I checked for letters starting with alphabet. Initially I was planning to make Baklava, as it’s been on my list for such a long time. However seeing it’s a common dish across so many countries, decided to keep it on hold for […]

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Persian Halvah ~ P for Persia

I always associated Persia with a mystical aura surrounding the country. I had read so much about the land in the many fiction I use to consume. It always fascinated and held me captive, talking about the land and the food and so many things. So when it was to choose P, I had to […]

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Awamat | Lebanese Donuts ~ L for Lebanon

When it came to L, I don’t think I thought much further than Lebanon. It was to be Baklava, a dish that seem to be on my to do list for the longest time. I am not sure why I have been procrastinating from doing this relatively simple dessert. Well you have the complicated version […]

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Khabees Al Nikhi ~ K for Kuwait

On the eleventh day it’s going to be K and I targeted Kuwait. While all Arabian cuisines are almost similar in their cuisines, the spices differ a bit and the way it is served. I settled on a sweet and was trying hard to check out something else. I did come across a Zaatar Pita […]

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