Chicken stew with groats (or a variation of the Chicken Church Stew)

I had cooked groats only once before. It turned out fine and I bought a groats again from one of the small Arabian spice shops around the Women’s Market. And when one searches for the path to something, usually the thing alone finds a path to it. So my desire to break down the ordinary dishes and products we make and use on a daily…

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Vegetable soup with white cheese

Just a soup? No way! Soup is a dish that offers many health benefits and does not take much preparation time, nor requires a great deal of culinary skills. According to nutritionists, they are extremely healthy, especially clear soups that contain a lot of vegetables, chicken, fish or eggs. This is because these products are rich in fiber and protein, which makes them very rich….

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Egyptian butter cookies (Ghribiyet Qsentena)

About a month ago, my husband Theo was on a short business trip to Cairo, Egypt. As he was very busy with work, he couldn’t get his nose out and breathe Egyptian air (let alone see the pyramids). He managed to send me a picture of his breakfast plate at the hotel, which was not much like breakfast, but rather a bunch of sweet culinary…

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American hamburger

American hamburger is a classic, easy and delicious American grilled ground beef. If you’re adding cheese, put a slice (or two) on the beef while cooking and let it melt for more flavor. For best result prepare all the ingredients before the meat and cook the meat as little as possible. You can serve the American hamburger with some American potato salad, French fries or…

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