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Vegan Malfouf (Arabic Cabbage Rolls)

Malfouf is hands-down a crowd pleaser. Rolled in a garlicky meaty rice filling. This vegan take on the Arabic Cabbage Rolls are made with simple ingredients. Packed with a fusion of flavours! Here’s a video for how to make Malfouf (Cabbage Rolls): This Malfouf (Cabbage Rolls) recipe is: Tender and […]

Rolls of Znoud El Sit (Lebanese Lady Fingers) drenched in simple syrup and garnished with parsley.
Ramadan, Sweets & Desserts

Znoud El Sit (Lebanese Lady Fingers)

Phyllo ashta (cream) rolls drenched in a simple syrup and garnished with crushed pistachios for an irresistible treat! A celebratory dessert, often served during the month of Ramadan, Eid, and other Holidays. This vegan take is no different than the original! They’re called Znoud El Sit. Which translates to a […]

Crispy charred potatoes stacked on a wooden board. Garnished with parsley.

Zesty Saffron Potatoes

These Zesty Saffron Potatoes are crispy yet soft and tender. Made with an herby lemony sauce for a tangy kick! A great side to pair with many dishes for a fusion of flavour. This Zesty Saffron Potatoes recipe is: Vegan Gluten-free Tangy and herby It’s a simple process with a […]

Eggplant fatteh. Layering crispy pita chips, eggplant filling, tahini dressing, boiled chickpeas, toasted pine nuts, and a garnish of parsley.

Eggplant Fatteh (Fattet Batinjan)

This Eggplant Fatteh is a warm eggplant dish cooked with aromatic tomatoes, layered over crispy pita chips, then drenched in a tangy tahini sauce. Topped with boiled chickpeas, toasted pine nuts, and a garnish of parsley. It’s the ultimate comfort breakfast food! Watch The Video Recipe here: Fatteh (pronounced ‘Fa-tteh’) […]

A stack of Ejjeh (egg fritters/pancakes). Served with a drizzle of pomegranate tahini and a garnish of parsley.

Vegan Ejjeh (Egg Fritters)

These vegan egg fritters are crispy on the outside with juicy fluffy insides that will warm up your day! Made with grated vegetables, parsley, and spices; drizzled with a sweet and savoury tahini pomegranate sauce. A delicious and easy breakfast for the weekend (or any day!). An eggless take on […]

A bowl of tomato lentil stew. Drizzled with coconut milk, and garnished with parsley. Placed on a blue backdrop, with bagels, lemon, and a spoon.

Vegan Saffron Lentil Stew

This cozy one-pot stew is cooked in a rich and creamy garlicky tomato sauce. Served over rice, mashed potatoes, or as a standalone dish with bread. Perfect with a squeeze of lemon juice for a balanced flavour. It’s the ultimate comfort food! Why Saffron? Saffron is a sweet earthy spice […]

Dinner, Entrées, Holiday Approved Entrées

Vegan Makloubeh

A Palestinian national favourite! Makloubeh means Flipped. It’s a layered one-pot dish, with a few veggies par-cooked separately first. Although some people do cook everything in the same one pot, removing then layering to finish off the rice dish. Made with a variation of crispy and juicy textures that bring […]

Breakfast, Sweets & Desserts

Vegan Chocolate Banana Dates Muffins

Ever combined bananas and dates in baking? It’s a heavenly combo! They make a subtle sweet flavour, rich in nutrients like fibre and potassium. It’s a fun cozy treat! These muffins are soft and moist, with rich chocolaty flavours. They’re dairy-free & vegan, with minimal refined sugars (from choco chips, […]

Sweets & Desserts

Banana Dates Ice Cream | Dairy-Free

Summer isn’t the only excuse to enjoy ice cream… Cravings are a valid reason too!! I’ve been craving caramel-flavoured ice cream, but not the overly sweet ones. Don’t get me wrong, I do enjoy my sugary treats. But it’s nice to have a bowl without loads of refined sugars. Something […]


Date Paste

It’s simply dates. Blended into a smooth and buttery paste. The perfect natural sweetener for a refined-sugar alternative to baking and cooking! The best part about this recipe is that you can use as many or as few dates as you have. So you can make a larger batch and […]