Baklava Gujiya

As a kid, I loved playing with colors. We’d get up early morning and get ready for the festival. Friends from the neigbourhood will come home and paint you in the same color. Ofcourse, in the beginning it was hard to recoganise who is who but we somehow used to recoganise each other eventually. But…

Basbousa: A Traditional Middle Eastern Sweet Cake

Basbousa is a traditional Middle Eastern sweet cake and people would argue that it is from Egypt or Turkey. It is made using semolina and then soaked in simple sugar syrup. Basbousa has many regional and dialect names like Nammoura in Lebanon, Shamali in Armenian, Ravani in Turkish and Gabelouze in French. This is my…