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scrambled eggs with potato served
Scrambled Eggs and potatoes 1903 1260 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Scrambled Eggs and potatoes

Healthy good food doesn’t need to be complicated and scrambled eggs and potato is one of those recipes. This is a one-pan dish, perfect for the lazy weekend or if you are wanting a quick one-pan meal. Pan-fried potatoes with sweet onion is a recipe within this recipe.  This is what I love about Middle…

crab soldiers served on black marble board
Crab Soldiers 1903 1260 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Crab Soldiers

Easy crab soldiers are a great party food.  This simple recipe of thick slices of sourdough topped with a creamy crab mixture can be your next new year’s starter or the perfect finger food for your Easter feast. Ingredients 10 slices of sourdough or baguette bread (2½ -3 cm thick) crust removed 200 grams of…

Anchovy soldiers served on a wooden board
Anchovy Soldiers 1903 1260 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Anchovy Soldiers

The melt-in-the-mouth anchovy soldiers are a delicious starter or snack.  Here the anchovy is balanced with the smooth sweetness of the tomato. These incredibly easy toasts—topped with tomato paste, good quality anchovy fillets, capers and red onion on the top are the perfect hors-d’oeuvres. Ingredients 10 slices of sourdough or baguette bread (2½ -3 cm…

Pan-fried potatoes with sweet onion by rouba shahin-WEB-001
Pan-fried potatoes with sweet onion 1903 1260 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Pan-fried potatoes with sweet onion

Pan-fried potatoes with sweet onion is a simple and cost-effective recipe.  Did you know that onion is the perfect accompaniment to golden fried potatoes? This recipe is part of the 20 easy recipes you can make using pantry staples journal created for times of social distancing.  The perfect food for mums isolating with their families…

spaghetti pesto with sundried tomatoes-
Pesto Spaghetti with sundried tomatoes 1903 1260 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Pesto Spaghetti with sundried tomatoes

Pesto Spaghetti is the perfect dinner because everybody loves a super-quick meal. Let’s add some sun-dried tomatoes and make it a dish the whole family will love. Pesto Spaghetti  with sun-dried tomatoes is extremely quick to throw together and will cost you approximately $10 to make Ingredients ½ cup olive oil 4 tablespoon pesto 2…

chicken schnitzel rolls with gherkin and sauce
Chicken Schnitzel Burgers 1903 1260 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Chicken Schnitzel Burgers

This is my new go-to Chicken Schnitzel burger recipe. A ridiculously easy recipe for the no-fuss lunch/dinner that you’ve always dreamed of. And what’s better than a crunchy schnitzel roll for tomorrow’s brunch? Maybe a hummus dinner roll? So what makes a great sandwich/Roll? ingredients bread Roll of your choice 4 chicken breast-halved lengthwise to…

hummus bruschetta garnished with pomegranate-
Hummus Bruschettas 1903 1260 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Hummus Bruschettas

Hummus bruschettas using my homemade hummus are delicious, real and made with simple, healthy ingredients. It’s all about getting creative with Hummus! Here we turn it into more than just a dip. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoon pine nuts 1 baguette sliced 3cm in thickness a handful of roughly chopped parsley Hummus Recipe…

string bean stew
String Bean Stew 1903 1260 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

String Bean Stew

String bean stew with meat also known as Loubyeh is a one-pot dish. It’s incredibly simple to make, requires mainly staple ingredients and a deliciously comforting meal. This dish is a combination of meat, string beans and tomato served over the famous Middle Eastern Vermicelli Rice Pilaf. I serve it on mash potato sometimes to…

white bean stew served
White Bean Stew 1903 1260 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

White Bean Stew

This dish is a stew of white butter beans served over the famous  Middle Eastern Vermicelli Rice Pilaf.  You can make it with or without meat.  I use canned beans in my recipe as it is easier and most of us will have on hand. This is an easy, hearty and nutritional meal. White beans…

simple home-made pancakes-with choice of condiments
Simple Homemade Pancakes 1903 1260 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Simple Homemade Pancakes

Who wants simple homemade pancakes? Breakfast with simple ingredients found in your pantry.   When you’re in a rush to feed a mad crowd of teenagers and children, this easy recipe with simple ingredients will keep them happy and full.  Simple homemade pancakes are fluffy and super soft with the added bonus of filling up those…

Preparing fresh roasted cherry tomatoes.
Oven Semi-dried Tomatoes 500 333 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Oven Semi-dried Tomatoes

Follow this easy step by step recipe to make your own oven semi-dried tomatoes at home. They are super easy to make in the oven and irresistibly delicious. This will certainly give your pasta, pizza, quiches, and salads a burst of sweet and tangy flavours. Who says they can’t be simply the perfect appetizer or…

mini za'atar man-oushi served on a wooden board-WEB-001
Mini Za’atar Man-oushi 1752 1370 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Mini Za’atar Man-oushi

Mini Za’atar Man-oushi, a staple at street fairs, these crispy, delicious treats like you’ve never experienced before. A little different from the traditional man-oushi and they are remarkably easy to make at home. Homemade fried dough is so simple to prepare. The dough is soft and flexible and rolls out beautifully. Having said that you…