Olive Harvest in Palestine

Olive Harvest in Palestine

The Olive Harvest is a very important part of Palestinian Livelihood. Kristal heads to the Olive fields to help her friend Daoud with the harvest of his olives in Beit Jala. They discuss the importance of Olive Oil production for the Palestinians and how Covid19 has...
Kousa Mahshi

Kousa Mahshi

Stuffed white Zucchini in Tomato Sauce was the ultimate comfort food for me growing up, and today it’s one of my children’s favorites. Humble yet delicious and nutritious, it can be stuffed with meat and rice or even made vegetarian style. This dish is essential in...
Apple Cinnamon Baklawa

Apple Cinnamon Baklawa

 This is not your traditional rich, sweet (baklava) baklawa dessert pastry. In fact it reminds me more of apple picking season in Canada. The recipe still maintains the velvety layers of filo filled with chopped nuts, held together with sugar but with a touch of crisp...
Sayadieh Samak

Sayadieh Samak

Sayadieh Samak is a  sensational dish from the Eastern coast of the Mediterranean, specifically the Levant region.  It is a savoury rice dish cooked with fish, fried onions and fragrant spices, then  garnished with caramelized onions and toasted nuts. The origin of...
Samak bi Tahini

Samak bi Tahini

Fish with tahini is a common dish on the Levant coast. Tahini, or sesame seed paste, is a staple in Middle Eastern cuisine. It’s perhaps most notable for its essential role in making hummus, although its uses go far beyond that iconic dip.  This delicious recipe...