Glossary

Glossary Directory

Thyme

Thyme is the leaf of a low-growing shrub in the mint family called Thymus vulgaris. Its tiny grayish-green leaves rarely are greater than one-fourth inch long.

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Torshi

Afghani cooking, a mix of pickled vegetables, often served with pilau and always with bread.

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Turmeric

Turmeric comes from the root of Curcuma longa, a leafy plant in the ginger family. The root, or rhizome, has a tough brown skin and bright orange flesh.

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Uum Ali

Arabic dessert where the croissant / Puff pastry cooked with milk, nuts, and sugar syrup and covered with cream then placed in the oven.

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Wa'ar

Grouper called also Hamur it is one of the most important types of fish with delicious flesh, soft and greasy,

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Wardat Elba'lawa

Phyllo Lilys In this recipe, phyllo is baked in clarified butter, but similar results can

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Warqa

A Moroccan cuisine, a tissue-thin pastry sheet used in Bastilla

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