Glossary

Glossary Directory

Agar-Agar

It can be used as a vegetarian substitute for gelatin that comes as a powder or in flakes It must be boiled with a liquid, such as water, milk or juice.

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Agave syrup

Naturally sweetener similar to honey but thinner in consistency.

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Agwa

Is a puree of dates to which sesame seeds and cardamoms have been added. Commonly used as a filling in most Arabic cookies.

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Alfafa Sprouts

Called HELBA in Arabic ( حلبة ) and has three culinary uses: as an herb (dried or fresh leaves), as a spice (seeds), and as a vegetable

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Amardine

The Arabic name for dried apricot paste, in sheet form. It can be dissolved in water, add sugar and drink it as a juice or make puddings.

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Anise

Anise Seed is a greyish brown oval seed from Pimpinella anisum, a plant in the parsley family. It is related to caraway, dill, cumin, and fennel.

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Arayes

Minced lamb with onions, tomatoes, mint, and pine nuts in grilled Arabic bread.

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Ashura

Noah's pudding, a Turkish cuisine made of hulled wheat, chickpeas, nuts, and dried fruits; it is of religious significance to Muslims.

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Atar

The Arabic word for the sugar syrup, often scented with orange or rosewater, added to desserts, juices, and pastries.

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