Rediscovering Palestinian Cuisine

Category: Fall

Sambousek: Savory Pastries

Sambousek: Savory Pastries

It’s officially this time of year again: And so, in an effort not to develop a case of Seasonal Affective Disorder, I took up pastry-making last Sunday.  Sambousek are delightful, buttery half shells filled with savoury ingredients, most traditionally stuffed with lamb, onions, spices, and […]

Maftoul: Palestinian pearl “couscous”

Maftoul: Palestinian pearl “couscous”

Winter is coming, and I am not happy about this. It’s October and I’m already bracing myself. My Mediterranean genes did not evolve to withstand cold weather, okay? There is a reason I lived in California for a decade. Regardless, here I am, settled in […]

Kibbet Laa’tin (Pumpkin Kubbeh)

Kibbet Laa’tin (Pumpkin Kubbeh)

Remember kubbeh?  Those little footballs of lamb, onions, and spices wrapped in a crispy jacket of bulgur? It’s our FAVORITE at Intifooda, but is almost never made due to lack of time and chronic weekend laziness. The good news is, today was a sick day, […]