My favorites

My favorites

  • 27 Recipes
My favorites
Mojito Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa

Mojito Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa

  And Mojitos are my favorite drink.   If anything, my problem is that I grab too many bright and shiny items off the shelves and throw them willy nilly into my cart
Rice With Onion (Mashkoul)

Rice With Onion (Mashkoul)

1 Preheat oven to 350°F. 2 Pick over rice and wash gently with cold water until water runs clear. Drain
Breakfast Pasta

Breakfast Pasta

One of my favorite restaurants serves a breakfast pasta like this. I'm so happy that the recent rains brought my herb garden back to life
Persian Jeweled Rice

Persian Jeweled Rice

 When I made my Saffron Rice I learned that true basmati rice only comes from India.   I felt very exotic and chic walking out with my basmati tote bag  But seriously, look for genuine Indian basmati, you'll taste the difference and you'll be helping to support the dna of an ancient rice, as well as the farmer's who grow it
Cabbage rolls “malfoof”

Cabbage rolls “malfoof”

You are a kid again, at your family’s dinner table, hungry, cold and a little gloomy but  the hot steam coming off the plate that mum set before you with a smile makes you feel better just by looking at it
Bahraini Sweet Rice (Muhammar)

Bahraini Sweet Rice (Muhammar)

(I personally leave the dish on one of the vents from the oven to my stove which is underneath when the oven is preheated at 325F until serving up to 2 hours later)
Cabbage loafs- MALFOOF

Cabbage loafs- MALFOOF

Cabbage is my food companion since I can remember. In my home country, Slovenia, cabbage heads are pickled and then cooked in a similar way as cabbage loafs is cooked

Fried Fish Iraqi Style

Mix spices in a ziplock bag or bowl and coat fish pieces. Fry them in a 1/2 inch deep oil of choice, turning once until golden brown on both sides

Fried Chicken Emirati Style

Throughly wash the chickens inside and out. Place in a very large pot. Add enough water to cover the chickens
Okra With Tomatoes

Okra With Tomatoes

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Put in garlic and onions. Stir and fry until onions turn translucent, turning the heat down if necessary
Baharat Kuwaiti Spice Mix

Baharat Kuwaiti Spice Mix

I found this spice mix recipe a few years ago in a book I checked out from the local library. This easy, versatile spice mix has become a family favorite in our seasoning palette

Kuwaiti Tomato Sauce (Dukkous Al-Tamat)

Heat oil in a pan and add crushed garlic, cook for only a few seconds. Add tomato paste if not using fresh tomatoes and saute for about 30 seconds (This will give a pleasant depth to its taste and help get rid of the raw metallic taste

Fried Fish With Rice (Kuwaiti & Emirati)

1 Wash fish, clean well leaving on heads, make sure scales are all removed and fish is degutted. 2 Wash the white Basmati rice well and leave to soak for 15-30 minutes depending on quality of rice