Rediscovering Palestinian Cuisine

Month: March 2016

Halawat Al-Smeed (Semolina Pudding)

Halawat Al-Smeed (Semolina Pudding)

Halawet al Smeed Halawet al-Smeed is a middle eastern dessert that consists of milk, smeed (semolina), and sugar stirred constantly over heat until it thickens, covered with cheese and then baked in the oven. It’s a nightmare if you are lactose intolerant, but definitely worth […]

Mujadara (Lentils & Rice w/carmelized onions)

Mujadara (Lentils & Rice w/carmelized onions)

Mujadara is very popular dish in the Middle East – especially in Palestine and Lebanon. It is usually considered a ‘poor man’s dish’ because of the inexpensive, and easily accessible ingredients. Traditionally it is made with rice, lentils and lots and lots of onions! Mujadara  […]

Musakhan (Roast chicken on Taboon bread)

Musakhan (Roast chicken on Taboon bread)

Get yourself ready with a fork and a spoon To taste Musakhan biltaboon A famous dish from Palestine That holds in our culture a great sign Made of bread that’s round and flat With onions sprinkled on a sumac mat A chunk of chicken be […]