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Ful bi Laban (Bean with yoghurt sauce) recipe


1- Ful (or Bean and Chickpeas)

2- One large tomato

3- Garlic 1-2 cloves

4- Syrian style yoghurt 200g

5- Tahini 2-3 tbsp

6- Lemon

7- Salt

8- Parsley

9- Paprika

10- Olive oil

Tesqieh Bel-Faqseh


2 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra for drizzling

2 small onions, finely chopped

5 garlic cloves, sliced

400 g boneless lamb, diced

450 g okra, trimmed

3 tablespoons tomato paste (purée)

½ teaspoon seven 600 g dried chickpeas

Water, to soak chickpeas

1 tsp. qelo

Syrian pickle recipe


2 cups drinking water ( you may not use all of this)

1 tbsp sea salt

500g cucumbers, (or a variety of vegetables; turnips, carrots, onions…)

1 liter jar, sterilised and dried

½ cup apple vinegar

4 garlic cloves, smashed

 1 bay leaf

1 hot pepper, sliced lengthwise in half (will yield very spicy results, for less spicy do not slice)

Potato Soup


  1 kg russet potatoes

  1 yellow onion

   2 carrots

   3 celery

   2 cup Low-sodium chicken broth

   1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper

Baked Oatmeal


1/5 cups large flake oats

1/5 cup granulated sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

1/5 cup milk