Middle Eastern garlic sauce “Toum”

Middle Eastern garlic sauce “Toum”

Originally posted on Chef in disguise:
If you have ever eaten shawarma or shish tawook at a middle eastern or Lebanese restaurant, you must have seen the creamy white sauce, with the delectable smell of garlic and scrumptious combination of garlic and lemon. This garlic sauce is known as Toum or Toom  “صلصه ثوم” and if you love garlic,…

Shish tawook sandwiches

Shish tawook sandwiches

Originally posted on Chef in disguise:
When you have kids and you want them to eat healthier, the number one item you strive to take off their menu is junk food! The best way to do that, in my opinion, is to provide healthier options that look just as good as  and taste just as…

Arabic seven spice blend

Arabic seven spice blend

Originally posted on Chef in disguise:
Spice blends remind me of the trips I used to take with my dad to down town Amman. There was a time when you could only buy your spices and spice mixes at the old parts of the city. Sure, it is more convenient to have a supermarket or a…

Sourdough pizza crust

Originally posted on Chef in disguise:
Ever since the sweet and wonderful Sally encouraged me to take a walk on the wild side, any recipe with the word “sourdough” instantly captures my attention! If there is one ingredient that can transform any recipe from regular to extraordinary, it would be sourdough and pizza crust is no…

Beef Pot Pie

Ingredients: 1 pound cube steak, cut into bite size pieces   1 Tablespoon vegetable oil   2 cups mushrooms, quartered   1 medium onion, diced   1 clove garlic, crushed   1 (12 ounce) jar beef gravy (or your own gravy if you have)   ¼ teaspoon dried thyme leaves   2 fresh carrots, peeled … Continue reading