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Ramadan means special cooking and creating nostalgic food to dig into . Though I have yet to recreate the decide Basbousa SoufflΓ© that my neighbor made..but this simple and quick recipe sates the appetite.. FYI.. Be ready for strong flavor in small bites! Ingredients 2Β½ cups coarse semolina 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup caster sugar Half cup self-raising flour 1 cup thick yoghurt 1 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 tsp vanilla extract 25 blanched almonds Syrup 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup water 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp rosewater Instructions Preheat the oven to 180 C. Mix the semolina, coconut, sugar, flour, yoghurt,Read More →

Think Arabia… imagine dates, kahwa , exotic dishes, roasted lambs. What one does not imagine is Fried Chicken! Al Baik , has taken the lead in the Makkah region, by serving fried chicken with a tangy Garlic Sauce, for over two decades. I grew up with memories of us buying a box of Al-Baik, which would have half of a chicken, lumpy fries and a bun, with Garlic sauce.. and driving to the sea side for an instant picnic. Anyone visiting us for Umrah would surelyΒ be treated to this food of the land, and told.. No Al Baik means.. No pilgrimage is complete (Just JokingRead More →

What is the easiest quickest and jazziest thing you can whip up which can act as a Salad, Starter, Snack or even a Dinner main course? Why of course a Pasta Salad!!! I usually have a whole packet of Pasta boiled, and tossed in Olive oil, and kept in a tuperware box in my fridge. Why? I can mix it with pasta sauce to feed the kiddies, or make a Pasta Salad when I want! My Secret weapon to making the salad yummy is the dressing that I use. Read on to learn this easy recipe… Ingredients: Pasta Boiled . 2 cups Carrot Grated 1Read More →

Mado ; A guest review on Jeddahfood.com Γ’β‚¬ΛœMadoÒ€ℒ, renowned for its ice cream and bakery products in Turkey has arrived in Jeddah. Located on Prince Sultan Street, friendly staff welcomed me on arrival. Inside is a quite spacious hall, with the bakery section positioned at the front of the store. On your right is an assortment of chocolates, and on your left the ice cream β€˜Dondurma’ station, for which Mado is famous for! Walking further inside, we noticed the large oven, with a showcase of fresh bakery items, ranging from the usual croissant to potato filled baked dough. Here a menu is also available fromRead More →

Originally posted on :Thursday, November 19, 2009 This post is about a favorite eatery which was near Palestine road. Despite being shut down due to some issues, it is still alive in my heart and tummy today! All pun aside, the ambiance was soothing and the food was scrumptious! I wrote a review on it on JeddahFood.com . I am posting the review below for you to get a glimpse of what the Jeddah Restaurant scene has lost. By the way, you can still enjoy it at Dubai Mall in Dubai. Driving down Andualus Road, you enter the unofficial Cuisine district of Jeddah! A hiddenRead More →

Considering the limited options of socializing and hanging out publically, couples often run out of options of where to go. Well…I suppose that is true for anyone!! not just couples. So, I would share with you aΒ  nice cafe, which in ambience and service makes you feel as if you are back to your date night;)…. Java Lounge is located off Andulus Road, when you go down towards Jamjoom Center, it should fall to your left. So basically you have to take a u-turn and come back. It is located inside this strip mall arena, where in the fore-front you will find Startbucks and BurgerRead More →