Rosewater Cakes

Ingredients:

1. 1 cup oil

3. 2 eggs

4. 1 cup natural yoghurt

5. 2 cups flour, sifted

6. 2 tablespoons rosewater*

7. 1 cup icing sugar, sifted

8. 1-2 drops pink food colouring

9. Dried edible rosebuds* (optional), to decorate

Green Bean Salad

Ingredients

    1lb green beans, trimmed

    Crushed red pepper flakes, optional

    crumbled feta cheese, to taste

    2 tbsp pitted olives, chopped

    2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

    2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

    1to 2 garlic cloves, minced

Ayesh El Saraya

Ingredients:

1. 8 pieces French toast (see Note)

2. 750 ml (3 cups) milk

3. 600 ml cream

4. 75 g caster sugar

5. ½ cup cornflour

6. ½ cup plain flour

7. 100 g ground pistachios

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Malfouf)

Ingredients

• 3 kg cabbage head

• 2 cups rice, thoroughly rinsed

• 1/2 kg ground lamb, minced

• 1 tablespoon cumin

• 1 teaspoon allspices

• 2 tablespoon salt, divided

• 1/4 cup vegetable oil

• 2 heads of garlic, peeled and largely chopped

• 1 cube of chicken stock

Kibbeh

Ingredients

2 kg of beef

1 kg of bulgur

1 tbsp. Kibbeh spices

1 tbsp. cumin

1.5 cup of water

200ml olive oil