My Recipes

sesame slice-semesmieh
Sesame Slice-Semesmieh 1732 1155 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Sesame Slice-Semesmieh

This sesame slice takes under 15 minutes to prepare and is packed with healthy ingredients.  Superfood sesame seeds and nuts combined with rich honey is easy to prepare and absolutely delicious. These ingredients speak for themselves and you only need a handful of them to make a delicious light snack, breakfast bar, or a little…

broad bean and burghul pilaf
Broad-bean and Bulgur Pilaf 850 567 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Broad-bean and Bulgur Pilaf

Broad-bean and Bulgur Pilaf is simple to make and also the best weeknight dinner ready in a flash with loads of flavour.  It’s hearty, nutritious, and delicious.   Bulgur is cracked wheat in Arabic.  The addition of bulgur adds a nutty element to this dish making it incredibly tasty. For a gluten-free option, you will love…

za'atar croissants
Zaatar Croissants 1732 1155 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Zaatar Croissants

I love puff pastry homemade zaatar croissants without the extra time and fuss. These mini croissants are sinfully easy to make and are absolutely delicious.  They are perfect for mornings, parties, or your next coffee break. Make a batch of them with just 3 ingredients for a wonderful Middle Eastern style breakfast. Traditional croissant dough…

choc chip peanut butter cookies served on a board
Choc Chip peanut butter cookies 1732 1155 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Choc Chip peanut butter cookies

Choc Chip peanut butter cookies are crispy on the outside, soft and slightly chewy on the inside, and ready in 15 minutes! No chill time required! My go-to best peanut butter cookie recipe is a delicious morning tea snack. With just four main ingredients, these simple peanut butter cookies will delight kids and grown-ups alike…

Spinach and ricotta Stuffed Chicken breast fillets served on a board with sage flowers
Spinach And Ricotta Stuffed Chicken Breast Fillet 850 567 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Spinach And Ricotta Stuffed Chicken Breast Fillet

Spinach and ricotta Stuffed Chicken breast fillet is a tasty way to pack more flavour into your dinner and a simple and healthy recipe. Just like the baked Herb Stuffed Chicken Breast Fillets, you can easily prepare this recipe ahead of time and cook when needed. Make it once or twice and you’ll get the…

folding eggplants over
How To Cook The Perfect Maqloubi: 9 Tips And Tricks You Should Know 1732 1154 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

How To Cook The Perfect Maqloubi: 9 Tips And Tricks You Should Know

How To Cook The Perfect Maqloubi: 9 Tips And Tricks You Should Know Maqloubi (also spelled maqluba or maklouba) is one of my favourite one-pot meals for either dinner parties or just a casual family dinner. It’s a traditional recipe originating from Palestine, but it’s also quite popular in Syria and Lebanon.  There are two…

maqloubi ready to eat
Maqloubi-Upside Down Chicken and Rice Pilaf 1731 1154 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Maqloubi-Upside Down Chicken and Rice Pilaf

Maqloubi-Upside Down Chicken and Rice Pilaf is a hidden gem in the Middle East.  Maqloubi (also spelled maqluba or maklouba) is one of my favourite dishes for either dinner parties or just a casual family weekend dinner. It’s a traditional recipe originating from Palestine, but it’s also quite popular in Syria and Lebanon.  There are…

Green Herb Ejjeh Quiche
Ejjeh – Baked Green Herb Quiche 1737 1150 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Ejjeh – Baked Green Herb Quiche

Ejjeh – Baked Green herb quiche is the Middle Eastern version of the quiche without the crust.  It is also similar to an omelet and can be fried or baked. This recipe includes simple herbs such as parsley and mint.  You can, however, choose your own or whatever you have at hand. Green herb quiche…

watermelon salad
Watermelon Salad with Feta and Pine Nuts 850 567 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Watermelon Salad with Feta and Pine Nuts

Watermelon salad with feta and pine nuts comes together in under 15 minutes and it’s the perfect barbecue summer salad. The thought of this sweet and crunchy watermelon served with salty creamy feta will make your mouth water.  When watermelon is in season, this should be on the menu.   Ingredients watermelon (approximately 1 kg)…

brussel sprouts garnished with parsley and slivered almonds
Brussel Sprout drizzled with Creamy Tahini 850 567 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Brussel Sprout drizzled with Creamy Tahini

This is a very simple side dish of Brussel Sprout drizzled with creamy Tahini and garnished with slivered almonds. If you’re unsure whether you like brussel sprout or not, then this recipe is for you. A delicious vegan side dish that can be made ahead of time and is also your perfect Left-Over lunch. Did…

whole fish with vegetables served on black tray
Whole Baked Fish with vegetables 850 567 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Whole Baked Fish with vegetables

This whole baked fish with vegetables is perfect for entertaining. This impressive dinner is actually very simple and crazy delicious. If you don’t like the idea of whole fish then Pan-seared fish with tomato and olives is just as simple. Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil + 1 extra tablespoon 3 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 onion…

seeded crackers served in a jar
Easy Seeded Crackers 1737 1150 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Easy Seeded Crackers

The crunchy, flavourful, homemade easy seeded cracker recipe that’s naturally gluten-free and vegan friendly. These crackers have seeds galore and are perfect with avocado or hummus dip and of course cheese. In fact how gorgeous would these look on a cheeseboard Ingredients 100 grams sunflower seeds 100 grams of pumpkin seeds 60 grams flax seeds…