Egyptian Falafel

Though nowadays it’s considered an Egyptian dish, still, its origin is controversial. Falafel gradually became a common form of fast food in the Middle East. During Ramadan, Falafel balls are sometimes eaten as part of the iftar, that meal that breaks the daily fast after sunset. It’s interesting to note…

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Italian Penne with Broccoli Rabe and Pancetta

Slightly bitter broccoli rabe is a popular ingredient in Italian cuisine and a source of vitamins. It’s a good addition to this pasta dish.Ingredients:• 12 ounces broccoli rabe or 1-1/2 cups broccoli florets• 1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium)• 2 cloves garlic, minced• 1/3 cup dry white wine or chicken…

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Armenian Dolma

Dolma national dish of Armenian cuisine needs grape leaves, minced beef meat, rice, onion, basil and other spices.Ingredients:1. Put kilo minced beef in a bowl, then you add one cup of washed rice and minced onion.2. As you mix them together also add a tablespoon of tomato paste3. a tablespoon…

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Carrot Cake

Ingredients:4 eggs1/4 cups vegetable oil2 cups white sugar2 teaspoons vanilla extract2 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking soda2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons ground cinnamon3 cups grated carrots1 cup chopped pecans1/2 cup butter, softened8 ounces cream cheese, softened4 cups confectioners' sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 cup chopped pecansDirections:1.      …

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