Dine in Palestine: An Authentic Taste of Palestine in 60 Recipes from My Family to Your Table

Dine in Palestine: An Authentic Taste of Palestine in 60 Recipes from My Family to Your Table

by Heifa Odeh
Dine in Palestine: An Authentic Taste of Palestine in 60 Recipes from My Family to Your Table

Dine in Palestine: An Authentic Taste of Palestine in 60 Recipes from My Family to Your Table

by Heifa Odeh


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Bring the Bold Flavors of Palestine into Your Kitchen

Re-create traditional, flavorful Palestinian meals at home with this comprehensive collection of Middle Eastern recipes. From familiar favorites like Dawali (Stuffed Grape Leaves with Beef), Shawarma and Baklawa, to more complex meals like Musakhan, Palestine’s national dish, Heifa Odeh has carefully adapted her family recipes with streamlined techniques, making it easier than ever to enjoy a taste of Palestine.

Explore the full range of this rich cuisine from boldly flavored breakfasts like Ka’ek El Quds (Jerusalem Sesame Bread) and satisfying mains like Pomegranate Molasses & Harissa Salmon, to sweet treats like traditional Palestinian Knafeh, Fig & Honey Pistachio Cake and beyond. Whether you have been making Arab cuisine for ages or you are looking to expand your repertoire, this cookbook has something for everyone.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645676911
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication date: 09/13/2022
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 652,988
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Heifa Odeh is a Palestinian American recipe developer and food blogger. She is the winner of Saveur magazine’s 2019 Best Food Culture Blog. She also created a popular online cooking course teaching classic Arab cuisine. Heifa has been featured on BuzzFeed, HuffPost, and Food Matters. She resides in Chicago, Illinois, with her family where she is an active member of the community.

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

An Authentic Breakfast 12

Fattet Hummus (Traditional Layered Hummus) 14

Ka'ek El Quds (Jerusalem Sesame Bread) 17

Mutabal with Seasoned Pita Chips (Roasted Eggplant Dip) 19

Qalayet Bandura (Tomato Garlic Skillet) 23

Ijjeh (Fluffy Egg & Veggie Fritters) 24

Labneh Imdahbar (Yogurt Balls Preserved in Olive Oil) 27

Za'atar Cake with Olives & Halloumi 28

Ful (Fava Bean Dip) 31

Bayd ou Batata (Eggs & Potatoes) 32

Khaliat al Nahl (Honeycomb Bread Stuffed with Cheese) 35

Hummus bi' Lahmeh (Hummus Topped with Steak) 36

For the Love of Vegetables 39

Makloubeh bil Khodra (Vegetarian "Upside Down" Spiced Rice Dish) 40

Imsaka'a bil Khodra (Vegetarian Moussaka) 43

Salata Baladia (Tomato & Onion Tahini Salad) 44

Flafleh Mahshi bil Burghol (Stuffed Peppers with Bulgur & Herb Yogurt) 47

Imshat (Cauliflower Fritters) 48

Tabeekh Sabanekh (Spinach Stew) 51

Salatat Freekeh (Freekeh Salad) 52

Fasulya bil Zeit (Green Beans in Olive Oil) 55

Arnabeet (Cauliflower Bites with Tahini Sauce) 56

Sabanekh ou Jibneh Sam bousak (Spinach & Cheese Rolls) 59

Muthawamet Kousa (Zucchini, Garlic & Yogurt Dip) 60

Tabbouleh (Parsley & Bulgur Salad) 63

Baitinjan Maklee ma' Da'ah (Fried Eggplant with Salsa) 64

The Land & Sea 66

Musakhan (Roasted Chicken & Flatbread with Sumac, Olive Oil & Onions) 68

Braised Lamb Shanks with Turmeric Rice 71

Za'atar-Spiced Tilapia with Lentil Salad 74

Dawali (Stuffed Grape Leaves with Beef) 77

Sayadieh (Cumin Spiced Cod with Caramelized Onions & Rice) 79

Sneeyet Dajaj ou Batata (Roasted Chicken with Za'atar Potatoes) 83

Sneeyet Kufta ma' Salatat El Quds (Kufta Tart with Jerusalem Salad) 84

Shish Barak (Beef Dumplings in Tangy Yogurt Sauce) 87

Dajaj Mahshi bil Freekeh (Chicken Stuffed with Freekeh) 89

Bamya (Okra Stew with Lamb & Vermicelli Rice) 93

Jumbari bil Sumac ma' Batata Harra (Sumac Spiced Shrimp with Spicy Potatoes) 94

Kousa Mahshi (Stuffed Zucchini in Tomato Sauce) 97

Sneeyet Lahmeh ou Khodra (Oven-Baked Beef & Veggies) 98

Shawarmat Dajaj (Chicken Shawarma) 101

Macarona bi' Lahmeh (Pasta with Yogurt & Minced Meat) 102

Pomegranate Molasses & Harissa Salmon with Arugula Salad 105

Sweet Treats 107

Knafeh (Sweet Cheese Pastry) 108

Chocolate Almond Baklawa 111

Fig & Honey Pistachio Cake 114

Warbat (Cream Stuffed Phyllo Triangles) 117

Booze Arabiya (Arabic Ice Cream Pinwheels) 119

Awameh (Sweet Dumplings) 123

Ghraybeh (Pistachio & Cardamom Shortbread Cookies) 124

Fudgy Pomegranate Brownies with Tahini Swirl 127

Hareesa (Semolina Orange Blossom Coconut Cake) 128

Mabrousheh bil Tamer (Crumb Bars Stuffed with Dates) 131

Roz bil Haleeb (Rice Pudding) 132

Halawa Spiral (Tahini & Molasses Puff Pastry Spiral) 135

Ashta Fruit Tarts (Phyllo Tarts Topped with Cream, Nuts, Berries & Honey) 136

No-Bake Date Cheesecake 139

Mhalabia ma' Qamr El-Deen (Milk & Apricot Pudding) 142

Ka'ek Yansoon ma' Simsim (Anise Sesame Biscuits) 145

Classic Drinks 146

Shai ou Na'Na (Fresh Mint Tea) 148

Qahweh Sadah (Arabic Coffee) 151

Limoon ou Na'Na (Mint Lemonade) 152

Qamr El Deen (Apricot Beverage) 155

Acknowledgements 159

About the Author 161

Index 162

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