Egyptian moussaka: When eggplants meet garlic and tomato sauce

It is so strange how one’s taste buds could change over years. I used to hate eggplants when I was way younger. I recall that my mom used to make pickled eggplants with garlic, vinegar, bell peppers and parsley, I would leave the house instantly to escape just the suggestion to try it. Now, I would…

Roasted potatoes with rosemary, cherry tomatoes and garlic mix

Potatoes are used in Egypt in so many different dishes. One of my favorite potato dishes is very simple that is homemade french fries. They are usually cut in irregular shapes but they are fun to eat. I think the potatoes in Egypt are a bit different from Californian ones as they are more on…

Egyptian Sausage Fiteer using Puff Pastry

In Egypt, there is a famous delicious meal known as “Fiteer”, Fiteer is a pastry that could be stuffed with savory ingredients like sausage, basturma (arabic version of beef jerky), seafood or sweet ingredients like sweet cream, sugar…etc. I will add a separate post for how to make the Fiteer pastry from Scratch, but this is…