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Recipe: Baklava Rolls

May 19, 2020

Fathima Mansoor, the mastermind behind ( @TableForFiveDubai) shares her recipe for the Middle East’s most famous dessert. Iconic and delicious, these bite-sized morsels of phyllo pastry and ground nuts, dripping with sweet syrup, are a rich and decadent treat. Here, Fathima Mansoor, AKA @TableForFiveDubai), shares her recipe for Baklava Rolls, which are sure to tickle palates […]

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Recipe: Coffee & Date Cake

May 11, 2020

One for the coffee lovers, this indulgent recipe by Maya Ammous (AKA @thekitcheneditor) is rich and full of flavour. Foodie and cake decorator, Maya Ammous (or the @thekitcheneditor), shares the recipe for her famous Coffee & Date Cake. Moist and delicious, with a hit of coffee, grown-up desserts don’t get much better than this. And […]

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Recipe: Date Cake with Butterscotch Sauce

May 10, 2020

Layal Harmouch, the foodie behind @geminibakes, shares the recipe for her gloriously sticky date cake with butterscotch sauce. This decadent dessert is a true classic. The best bit? It’s deceptively easy to make. Here, Layal Harmouch (AKA the foodie behind @geminibakes) shares her recipe for the ultimate Date Cake with Butterscotch Sauce. Serve it warm, […]

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Recipe: Roasted Tomato Risotto

May 4, 2020

Dubai-based food blogger @LadySpatula shares her recipe for the ultimate spring risotto. The super-talented food blogger, Suad Shama (also known as @LadySpatula), shares her favorite spring risotto recipe. Light, healthy and fresh, this Italian classic is packed with vibrant flavor, and relatively easy to make – making it perfect for Ramadan. Ingredients ½ cup olive […]

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Recipe: Riz Bi Halib

April 30, 2020

Our favorite dessert queen, Yasmine Idriss (of @petites_choses) shares her recipe for a traditional Lebanese milk pudding. The ultimate comfort food, Yasmine Idriss (AKA @petites_choses) lifts the lid on her recipe for a distinctly Lebanese, deliciously creamy take on rice pudding. Combining some of our favorite flavors, it’s one dish you’ll be whipping up again […]

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Classic Crepes

January 14, 2020

Soft, buttery and infinitely versatile, Brussels-based food blogger, Douceurs d’Alger, shares her recipe for Classic Crepes. Silsal’s favorite foodie, Sophie Vanderhaeghe (AKA Douceurs d’Alger), shares her recipe for super-easy, classic pancakes. Whether you have them for breakfast, brunch or dessert just be sure to prepare plenty, as they are always a huge hit. Ingredients 4 […]

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Autumn Recipes From Silsal

September 10, 2017

From breakfast to dinner, these delicious and flavorsome autumnal recipes should be enjoyed before the cold winter fully sets in. Assorted Croissants Ingredients (Makes 12) 500g white flour 300g butter, at room temperature, 1 egg, beaten 2 tsp salt 50g sugar 14g active dry yeast Oil, for greasing Nuts, to taste Powdered icing sugar Directions […]

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Our Favorite Lentil Soup Recipe

May 28, 2017

It’s not Ramadan without lentil soup, which is traditionally the first thing one eats to break their fast each night, along with a few dates. A large dinner follows and then a morning meal is eaten before sunrise, when fasting begins again. With so many people around the world enjoying this hearty staple, also known […]

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Valentine’s day dinner for 2: Silsal X Memoirs of A Taste Bud

February 9, 2017

The pressure of Valentine’s Day is looming. Whether you like it or not, heart shaped chocolates will line grocery store aisles, overpriced set menus will be abundant and you won’t be able to walk five minutes without bumping into someone carrying a bouquet of red roses. A day which commenced modestly in Ancient Rome when […]

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