924. Iraqi Mulberry Sherbet Concentrate

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Mulberry trees are very common to Iraq and the region in general, from the Levant to East of Iraq. While today we covet imported blueberries and raspberries and buy them at outrageous prices per punnet, the mulberry is strangely neglected and undervalued. Anything an imported berry can do, a mulberry can do (better).
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923. Cigar Roll Cake

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Taking short cuts is a smart move once in a while, providing that nothing essential was compromised by doing so. This is a non-bake “cake” composed of individually rolled spring roll sheets, fried, coated in cinnamon sugar, arranged in a spring form pan vertically standing up, then drizzled liberally with sweet condensed milk and chocolate syrup. Continue reading “923. Cigar Roll Cake”

921. Sweet Chili Roast Lamb

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Roasting food is an excellent idea yielding excellent results with truly minimal effort, provided you have the time to do so. Juicy tender meat literally falling off the bone, with caramelized and charred bits around the sides, followed by an explosion of comforting flavors is that this recipe promises, and indeed delivers. Continue reading “921. Sweet Chili Roast Lamb”

919. Yogurt Berry Loaf Cake

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I am blessed to have a fruiting mulberry tree. This is the first year masha Allah it yields a bountiful harvest. I used my mulberries in this cake, but you could use any berries or forgo them altogether. Since I had berries to spare, I made a mulberry syrup to drizzle over your cake upon serving. A single-serve natural yogurt pot is used for this cake, and then the empty pot is used again to measure the rest of the ingredients. Continue reading “919. Yogurt Berry Loaf Cake”