🇱🇧🇸🇾 Mahalabia, a middle eastern delish!🇮🇱🇹🇷

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 “🇱🇧🇸🇾 Mahalabia, a middle eastern delish!🇮🇱🇹🇷”

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 !”

🇸🇴 Digaag Kumbe, a Somali delish!🇸🇴

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 “🇸🇴 Digaag Kumbe, a Somali delish!🇸🇴”

🇫🇷 A culinary tradition : The secret of the yule log (bûche de Noël)🇫🇷

I always wondered why there is the tradition of eating a A Yule log or bûche de Noël (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 “🇫🇷 A culinary tradition : The secret of the yule log (bûche de Noël)🇫🇷”