2018 highlights

2018 highlights

As the year comes to a close, I’m looking back and remembering some of my favorite recipes from 2018. Wishing everyone a happy and healthy 2019, full of lots of good food!

dessert

dried mint labneh cheesecake

dried mint labneh cheesecake

cardamom rose gingerbread cake

cardamom rose gingerbread cake

kadeh star (roux-stuffed brioche)

kadeh star (roux-stuffed brioche)

milk tea baklawa

milk tea baklawa

salad

green bean salad with caramelized cherry tomatoes

green bean salad with caramelized cherry tomatoes

apricot salad with cilantro lemon dressing

apricot salad with cilantro lemon dressing

roasted carrot and cauliflower with tahini dressing

roasted carrot and cauliflower with tahini dressing

corn and sumac salad

corn and sumac salad

dinner

mujadara-style lentil tacos

mujadara-style lentil tacos

weeknight vegan pepper dolma

weeknight vegan pepper dolma

combination dolma

combination dolma

chicken shawarma platter

chicken shawarma platter

breakfast

succotash shakshuka

succotash shakshuka

winter toast

winter toast

rice

mujadara (lentils and rice with crispy fried onions)

mujadara (lentils and rice with crispy fried onions)

a perfect pot of rice

a perfect pot of rice

stews

Masy’s chipteh

Masy’s chipteh

ras al asfour

ras al asfour