Subscribe to Emails About New Posts
Tagsapricots Baklawa Bread breakfast bulghur cake candy Chicken chocolate Cookies Coosa Dessert Easter eggs Family fatayar favorite things Fruit green beans Harbor Springs Ice cream Kibbeh Laban Labne labneh Lamb Lebanese Lebanon Lemons Lentils Mazaher Menus Michigan Mint Orange blossom water Pastry Photography Postcards Potatoes preserves Rose Water Strawberries Up North yogurt za'atar
Tag Archives: Baklawa
So many Lebanese pastries rely on orange blossom syrup for flavor, for fragrance. And though the syrup is truly simple in its method and short ingredient list, there are a few different approaches to it: some with more sugar than … Continue reading
The Lebanese love the water. Might explain what brought us to Michigan. Can you smell the roses and herbs? It was so aromatic, I hope it wafts in for you. Hallab pastry shop. Need I say more? Beirut beckons.
The role baklawa plays in the repertoire of the Lebanese home cook is formidable. Most every Lebanese woman of my parents’ generation makes her baklawa for special occasions, especially Christmas. We swoon over baklawa to such a degree that it’s … Continue reading
I have become such close friends with butter over the last year that this post makes me feel right at home in butter’s lovin’ arms. I didn’t used to be so free and easy about butter. In fact, I shunned … Continue reading