Anything Pasta – Yum 😋

Do you have left over chicken and it looks so sad in the fridge? No worries we can transform it to a delicious pasta 🍝 Ingredients are: Cooked pasta penne if available Left over cooked chicken any shape any form Black olives Basil leaves if available – dried oregano if not Mushrooms if available 1…

Egyptian Chicken Panne – Fried 😉

Traditional Egyptian Fried Chicken or what is known as panne. I love fried chicken and making different variations but sometimes I crave the traditional Egyptian way. 4 boneless chicken breast thin cut 1 large onion sliced 1 tbsp yogurt 1 lemon juice 1.5 tsp all spices salt and pepper 1 tsp Paprika 2 eggs Italian…

Spinach with Ground Beef

  A lot of Egyptians cook the spinach dish in different variations like with meat, no meat, with eggs….etc. But I was never a big fan. I remember when I was about 8 years old, my mom tried to get me to eat spinach for lunch. She was so unsuccessful and it was a long…

Fried cheese stuffed chicken balls!

   what a recipe name?! I should try to be more creative 😁. So, I had some left over of ground chicken from yesterday’s patties so I decided to make a new dish from them: Chicken balls stuffed with cheese. They are not healthy but…too delicious to pass. It is yummy for my cheat day….

Chicken Patties

I like to cook chicken a lot more than meat! I think it is healthier and budget friendly. Lately, I was a bit bore with all the recipes and I feel like I want to eat more of sandwiches. So, I decided to make chicken patties instead of beef ones, it was really delicious. There…

I am hiding the broccoli from myself!

I am such a lucky mom as my son is a big fan of broccoli!! He can eat it raw, steamed or whatever form. So, I do not have to bribe him, convince him or hide it in the food. However, I am really not a big fan and I am so bad at making it…

How to make Bechamel sauce?

This is the Egyptian recipe for the bechamel sauce. I do not like the bechamel sauce too thick. So, hopefully this works for you as well! I am looking for the bechamel sauce to be a bit thicker than the chicken cream soup. It is used for so many recipes including: Egyptian Macaroni bechamel Egyptian…

Homemade Fried Chicken

This is my KFC version at home. It does not have the secret ingredients or the 11 secret herbs. However, it is super delciious and pretty sure it is made of 100% chicken 😉  In Egypt, KFC is pretty different from the one in USA. They have different types of sandwiches and side dishes. The chicken…

Cooking in Los Angeles

You have a big or a small  event and want to experience delicious and authentic Egyptian food with a touch of an American fusion. Or you are interested in eating delicious authentic food during the week, click here for: 5 selections per week plan. Order what you like off the blog at scarfgalfood@gmail.com

Flan cake…It works!

This weird miraculous 3 layered cake gives you a feeling while preparing it that it will fail for sure but miraculously it works out in the oven and the look and taste is really good! It is basically made of 3 layers of caramel, flan and chocolate cake. It has an interesting name in arabic…