If you have just recently planted a new fruit tree, I think it is safe to assume you are not yet an expert on the subject. More fruit trees die in their beginning years due to poor care habits than any disease or pestilence. Therefore it is vital that you… Read more“Caring Properly for your Fruit Tree”
This was a request from a follower of the blog. Kushari is carb-rich spicy comfort food from Egypt, made with layers of rice, pasta and legumes which are topped with a spicy garlic and tomato sauce and garnished with caramelized onions and (optionally) cooked chickpeas. As a vegetarian dish, it… Read more“Koshari كشرى”
Rishta or Rishda is a favorite Libyan/North African dish which we here at Libyan Food have received many requests for. Well finally, here it is! Rishda is a fresh pasta of very thin noodles. It is steam cooked in a couscousiere and served with the onion-rich sauce called busla.Known in Libya as… Read more“Rishdat Kaskas – Libyan Home Made Pasta”
Hope everyone had a great Eid! We’ve been away for a while but we’ve been working on several posts which are now ready, including, I’m happy to say, the Rishda post. Will post soon.
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The Libyan Food blog participated in the 16th Mediterranean Cooking Event set up and organized by Tobias Cooks, which was focused on Libya this time around and moves on to Montenegro next. We participated with the following recipes posted between the opening and closing dates of the Libya event, from… Read more“Mediterranean Cooking Event – Libya”
Sugar Syrup is poured over baked desserts like bakalawa and basbousa and all fried Arabic sweets are dipped in it for a sweet coating. Ingredients 2 cups sugar 2 cups water 1 tbspoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey (optional) 1 tablespoon rose or orange blossom water (optional) Place the sugar, water and… Read more“Basic Recipe: Sugar Syrup”