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The Palestenian Maklouba is not just another recipe, it is the dish to impress with all elements of a delicious meal. Serve it with minted yoghurt, a simple salad and a light soup like the Clear Zucchini Soup. Then end the meal with another Shami speciality, the Shami Eish-Saraya…a dessert worth every bite! THE MENU Clear […]
What’s better than Creamy Red Pepper Chicken served with Herbed Roasted Potatoes, White Rice, and a refreshing Carrot & Coriander Salad? This is a feel-good menu that will satisfy all your cravings. THE MENU Clear Zucchini Chicken Soup Shredded Carrot & Coriander Salad Creamy Red Pepper Chicken (served with White Rice) Garlic & Herb Roasted Potatoes Rolled Walnut Baklava
Kids love inviting their friends over Iftar and sharing their proudest moments of completing the tough fast together. This is the perfect menu to wow your kids and their friends. It is filled with their favorites and cravings and it is still balanced and filling. THE MENU Simple & Delicious Pumpkin Soup A platter with Cheese & […]
Day 5: Sometimes we have a couple of people over for Iftar or just another family, and although we want to make sure everyone is happy satisfied we don’t want to end up tired and overworked. Perfect for a small Iftar gathering, this menu is relatively easy to prepare and has dishes that are huge crowd […]
This menu is rich in everyone’s favourite Ramadan food classics such as Sharkaseya with Chicken and Vermicelli with Nuts. It also includes a variety of delicious healthy options for those who like to keep it light. THE MENU Orzo & Vegetable Soup AND Creamy Mushroom Soup Spinach & Cheese Pie Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Sharkaseya served with Rice […]
The last few days of Ramadan and all we want is a menu that’s simple, different and delicious. This menu is a fantastic choice! THE MENU Easy Pumpkin Soup Sesame Stir-Fry Beef with Basmati Rice Crunchy Asian Salad Chocolate-covered Caramelized Almonds
By the 10th day of Ramadan, one must feel the heaviness of the Iftar gatherings and late Sohours and may opt for a simple healthy yet delicious menu that satisfies the family members while leaving them light and energetic. THE MENU Broccoli & Arugula Soup Warm & Filling Freekah & Eggplant Salad Delicious Grilled Chicken […]
With all the delicious (but quite heavy) dishes and desserts we tend to eat in Ramadan, a light Iftar day is always a good idea! With health coach Shewekar El Gharably’s Ginger & Carrot Soup and Arugula, Sundried Tomato and Parmesan Salad with next to the Baked Chicken Meatballs with Quinoa and Oats (by Jummana Lotfy) and Light […]
Easy, exotic and heavenly… This menu is the perfect way to introduce seafood to your Iftar table, especially if you have started your holiday already.
This menu is all about simplified recipes, yet big flavours. The simplest of fresh and nutritious ingredients are combined to create the delicious 30-minute Freekeh Vegetable Soup. Easy Classic Kofta served with 15-minute Creamy Avocado Hummus and Baladi bread is simply irresistible. The Authentic Egyptian Mahshi Koronb Platter (which does not require any special cooking skills nor long hands-on kitchen time) […]
This is a simple menu that carries big flavours. It is relatively light and all dishes do not exceed 30 minutes preparation and cooking time! Just perfect when you are tired of daily cooking yet still want to serve a special meal on the table! THE MENU Rustic Cheese Pie Creamy Chicken Mushroom with White Rice […]
Sometimes you just want to cook one dish that satisfies the whole family and fills them up! The delicious Meat Cubes with Potatoes and Carrots accompanied by a classic freekah recipe to die for! Try it out with a salad or a soup, and your family will definitely be satisfied! Then end the meal with delicious homemade crispy […]
Sohour is the more relaxed gathering of Ramadan – where you can have your friends over without stressing about the time of serving or making sure everyone is having his soup. Also, your guests are more chilled and less hungry, allowing you to be more innovative with traditional Ramadan dishes. Beside nuts and the delicious […]
Beef & Chicken Shawerma sandwiches are delicious at any time of the year, and make a super fun Iftar, especially when everyone is bored of the daily traditional dishes. Serve Shawerma with Tahini, Hummus and homemade Pickles. To complete the menu, add a simple Quinoa Taboula Salad and finish off the meal with yummy Classic Rice Pudding! THE MENU […]
Who said a Koshary Iftar has to be heavy? Prepare a light Koshary version and complement it with a veggie soup and a healthy salad. THE MENU Zucchini & Chicken Soup Light Koshary with its tomato & garlic sauce Shredded Chicken & Avocado Salad
Day 1: First day of Iftar is all about the classics… Soup, sambousak or qatayef, a speciality dish and a simple salad. Little traditions like dried fruits, dates in milk and foul on the table make all the difference for your little family… as for the rest of the Iftar, try this easy yet special […]
Sometimes you just want to invite a couple of friends over for an Iftar and not fuss about the meal. Here is a simple and delicious menu that will look elegant on the table yet stay intimate for a few friends. Some of the recipes below need to be doubled to match 6 to 8 people. The […]
Day 7: The perfect Iftar menu for busy weekdays. All dishes are easy, quick, and full of aroma and flavour. With little time and effort in the kitchen, this is a menu that will impress all your family members. THE MENU Orzo & Vegetable Soup Summery Okra with Garlic & Coriander Creamy Turmeric Chicken served with Yellow Basmati […]
Tahini Burger & Soggo’ Baladi served next to lots of baladi bread will make an unusual Iftar that your family and friends are sure to appreciate and relish on. Beetroot and Eggplant Dips complement the mains and are a fun addition to this menu. Sweet Potato Wedges are a healthier alternative to French Fries, but it is […]
Ideal for a relaxed family Iftar, Chicken Fajitas are easy to prepare and always so much fun to eat. Serve it with homemade guacamole, sour cream, tortillas and enjoy every mouthful of this Mexican feast.
Finally a day with minimum cooking and simple foods. You know that day when everyone just wants ‘foul’ and ‘bed’? That’s when you prepare this delicious Shakshouka and even invite people over it! Yummy Yoghurt Soup and Cheese & Sundried Tomatoes Qatayef followed by some Foul and Egg & Soggok Shakshouka served next to a […]
A fun Italian menu that incorporates lots of exciting vegetable options to ensure that everyone will not only eat their veggies, but will also ask for more! THE MENU Spinach Soup Veggie Fritters Creamy Mushroom & Basil Pasta Quick & Easy Balsamic Chicken Fillet Avocado Caprese To keep it Italian: Tiramisu
With lots of hearty dishes such as Shakshouka, Shish Tawook and Om Ali, this is just the perfect menu for Friday’s family iftar gathering. THE MENU Warm Yoghurt Soup Triple Cheese & Mint Sambousak Beetroot & Goat Cheese Salad Everyone’s Favourite Soggok Shakshouka Juicy Shish Tawook Platter with Tahini OR Hummus Vermicelli with Nuts Light Okra Om Ali […]
This menu is a nice change from the everyday traditional Ramadan dishes. It is creative and different, yet still absolutely hearty and delicious. Make sure to invite some friends over to enjoy a truly lavish Iftar. The Thai Pumpkin Soup is tasty with the depth of Asian flavours from the combination of ginger, chili, garlic, and coconut cream. […]
Day 3: If you want to start Ramadan on an easy and delicious note, this is the menu for you. Preparation won’t take time, the food will be delicious and everyone will enjoy the quiet after big family gatherings the first days.
Day 2: Why do we keep Sharkaseya for big gatherings when we can enjoy this delicious walnut-based sauce with our family on a regular Ramadan Iftar day. If you try this simple recipe, Sharkaseya will be a new staple on your everyday table. Serve it with simple veggies, salad and a pie, and you will have a complete menu to devour with […]
After days of gatherings and large meals, you must be exhausted from all the cooking. Also, your fridge will definitely explode with left overs. This menu is based on delicious rice and beef leftovers for the filling Beef Salad; some chicken for the Chicken & Veggie Stir Fry, greens and veggies leftovers to create a yummy Glass […]
Inspired by Lebanese cuisine, this simple menu is based on an exquisite oregano chicken recipe served with delicious freekeh. THE MENU Arugula & Broccoli Soup Onion & Mushroom Pie Oregano Chicken served with Simple Freekeh Mixed Beans Salad
A hearty home-cooked menu that includes comforting classics such as Creamy Artichoke Soup, Roast Chicken, Potatoes, and Vermicelli. The simple flavours of home!