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


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.


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


Arab pancakes, either sweet with nuts and syrup or savory with cheese; the filling is put on half of the round, folded into two, and then deep-fried.


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


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


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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