๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Mahalabia, a middle eastern delish!๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท

Muhallebi or Mahalabia in Arabic is a kind of milk-based pudding with origins from Persia. This dessert has basic ingredients like milk, rice flour, sugar, orange blossom or rose water.  It is popular in Middle Eastern Countries and I still remember the taste of it during a visit of Haifa, Israel a couple of years ago.Continue reading “๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Mahalabia, a middle eastern delish!๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท”

Hamantaschen cookies! a whole history behind the scenes !

While Jews celebrated the Holiday of Purim last week, this is the occasion to cook, and also learn from History. Cooking is also a great way to engage kids as there is always something fun to share. The Jewish Holiday of Purim celebrates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman (one of the oldContinue reading “Hamantaschen cookies! a whole history behind the scenes !”

๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด Digaag Kumbe, a Somali delish!๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด

While browsing the website bonapettit.com, I came across a Somali recipe, the Digaag Kumbe (Chicken Stew with Yogurt and Coconut). The name intrigued me so I decided to try this flavorful dish. But, as I like to know the origins of everything, I encourage you to watch Hawa Hassan giving an introduction of spice trade’sContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด Digaag Kumbe, a Somali delish!๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด”

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท A culinary tradition : The secret of the yule log (bรปche de Noรซl)๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

I always wondered why there is the tradition of eating a A Yule log or bรปche de Noรซl (in french) at Christmas… The origin seems to not be religious … According to the Dictionary of English Folklore, although the concept of Yule comes from Germany long before Christianization to celebrate the Winter Solstice. The cake appeared in France inContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท A culinary tradition : The secret of the yule log (bรปche de Noรซl)๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท”