I read somewhere that Basbousa, in Arabic, means “just a kiss.” So that’s cute. “Just a kiss cake.” It goes by many other names, as well, Namourah, Harisseh, Revani/Ravani and Sooji. If that’s any indication how delicious it is, lots of different countries have claimed it as their own. Basbousa is honestly one of the …

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Don’t you just want to roll around in a bed of coconut? Yeah, nope, I don’t want to either. But I don’t mind if my chocolate does! Oh my god, these were so fun to make! I took my version of Basbousa Cake¬†(an Egyptian/Lebanese/Syrian/Greek semolina cake soaked in rose water scented syrup), minus the syrup, …

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Where to begin when we’re talking about challah bread? I have never met anyone who doesn’t like challah bread. It’s good for breakfast as french toast, I use leftovers as sandwich bread for lunch, it soaks up all the juices of Shakshuka like they were made for each other, and it makes a great dessert …

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