How to make very juicy Egyptian Shish Tawook?

Shish Tawook is one of the very well known Mediterranean chicken dishes. It could be made from either  boneless chicken breasts or more commonly in middle east from the thighs fillets. Both are very very tasty but the thigh cut is usually juicier than the breast cut. In this recipe, I am using the boneless…

Palestinian Musakhan

I have never heard of or tried the Musakhan dish until I met my dear Palestinian friend here in USA. Just by looking at it, I knew that this will be ridiculously delicious! It has different variations but traditionally it is pieces of bone in chicken that has lemony flavor from sumac and lime juice mixed with the…

Chicken shawarma wrap with white garlic sauce

Shawarma is my favorite dish ever! I have only tried the Egyptian and Lebanese shawarmas, they are so good! However, I heard that the shawarma in Iraq could be one of the best in the world per my husband. I love beef shawarma as well as the chicken one. The beef shawarma usually goes with…

Lemon garlic chicken

One of my favorite dishes in Cheesecake factory is Lemon Herb Chicken. It is really yummy but I was surprised how heavy it is. Not sure why still but I will always order it regardless 🙂 This recipe reminds me of that dish and it is not that heavy at all. I did not have…

Chicken with some good Indian flavors from a beginner

     I have never met anybody yet who is not in love with Indian food. The spices, the sauces and the naan, how can you go wrong with that?! There are quite few dishes that remind me of the Egyptian cuisine specially any meat with sauces, the bread, the fried veggies and samosa. However, curry…

The most comforting Egyptian chicken soup with some little twists…

Chicken soup is one of the most traditional Egyptian soups. It is very comforting in a cold weather or when you feel sick or having a bad day or just any other day. We usually add a special type of pasta called “Lisan asfoor”, it has a funny translation in english as “bird’s tongue”. I guess because of…

Roasted Chicken…Good for my endless never beginning diet

This recipe is super easy and the good news it is healthy. It is roasted chicken! I use Egyptian marination with little bit of additions to get more flavors. I love roasted chicken, however most of the time it lacks flavors, so I try to make the marination rich and let the chicken swim in…

Chicken cordon bleu…with an Egyptian twist

This is definitely not an Egyptisn dish but somehow it made its way to the Egyptian junk food places in Cairo streets but in complete disguise. A place called moemen in Cairo started its own version of cordon bleu sandwich. Yes, a sandwich! However, it was stuffed with bell peppers, cheese and some unknown grease that…

Quick and tasty grilled chicken with hidden vegetables

This recipe is a good one to hide some healthy elements within for the picky eaters. It is a nice chicken dish that the kids and I really enjoy. It is super easy to make as well, it is basically 2 main steps, prepare the marination and then grill the chicken. As usual, if you grill…

Two in one chicken dishes!

Boneless chicken breasts can be included in unlimited recipes like fried, broiled, lemon pepper baked, Mexican recipes and many other. Yet, sometimes I get stuck and keep repeating the same recipe over and over when it comes to boneless chicken. It is easy but sometimes impossible to feel like let me make something new today with…