when two worlds come together, science and a love of food, a story about Loof emerged. Previously published in This Week in Palestine in April 2013, this is a short piece on Palestinian Loof.
Sometimes the greatest gastronomical pleasures are found in the simplest of things.
Fteer b’za’atar:the roundness of dough, the sharpness of za’atar and the earthiness of olive oil.
“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, its a way of looking at life through the wrong end of the telescope. Which is what I do, and that allows you to laugh at life’s realities.” -Dr. Suess
This is a recipe of my own, that took several years of trying various ingredients to get to where we are, and I expect there will be many improvements to be made in the coming years. For now here it is!!! Ingredients: 360 g Flour 295 g Softened-melted butter ( i like to have someContinue reading “Chocolate Cake”
Um Ali and Damascus…
When I first set out to make this cake it was really an attempt to make a Gin and Tonic Cake for my brother-in-law’s fiftieth birthday. Seeing that he is quite the eligible bachelor, I thought that a funky recipe would be far more appropriate than a classic one. But you know by now thatContinue reading “Lemons and Yogurt Cake”
If we could eat clouds, they would taste like angel food cake…
With that, the transformation of birthdays was complete. What started as the celebration of the immortal gods, became the celebration of the mortal human birth.
On pancakes, love and daugthers…