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Chicken with Chickpeas stew

Chicken with Chickpeas stew is a very popular dish in Syria and the Levant area, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine. It is often flavored with spices that are frequently used in Middle Eastern dishes like turmeric, cinnamon, tomato sauce, cumin and coriander.

A traditional Syrian stew of Chicken with Chickpeas is considered a staple food and is very rich in benefits because it contains all nutrients, in addition to its wonderful taste.

This stew of fragrant, tender pieces of chicken thigh, chickpeas, and spice-infused tomato sauce.

Osmalieh

Osmalieh is a traditional Syrian dessert especially in Aleppo, it is prepared with baked vermicelli sandwiched between sweet cream and garnished with minced pistachios.

 

Ingredients

1- 2 lbs Osmallieh (Kunafa) pastry

2- 1 lb fresh Arabic cream (kushta)

3- 5 cups frying oil

4- ¼ cup lemon jam

5- ½ cup minced pistachios

Baklawa (Baklava)

Baklawa is a popular dessert in Syria, made by using nuts and sugar syrup wrapped in Filo. A ‘filo’ is a thin sheet of un-raised dough that is used in various desserts.

Among the most famous Syrian sweets are Baklawa pastries that are handmade-baked by using finest   fresh natural ingredients.  Baklawa is usually made in different shapes, sizes, and the main difference among its kinds lies in the fillings (pistachios, cashews, pine nuts and walnuts).

The Syrian Baklawa way of making starts by preparing sugar syrup with a dash of lime juice. After cooling, the syrup is added to walnuts and then mixed well. Baklawa takes about 35-40 minutes of cooking.

Lazakiat

Lazakiat is spectacular dessert composed of many layers of paper-thin crepes, seasoned with turmeric, ginger, anise and black sesame with a creamy sauce made from sesame halva, and garnished with fried walnut pieces.

Lazakiat is a traditional food in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan.

It is a popular food and it's very old, Syrians always cook it in parties and feasts. It is the main breakfast for farmers, especially before they go to their lands.

Znoud el- sitt

Znoud el -sitt is popular pastry with various fillings in the Middle East.

It is one of most famous Syrian sweets and it is eaten fresh, using the finest natural ingredients, to give a delicious flavour that distinguishes it from other sweets.

Znoud el-sit is made with thin sheets of phyllo dough that are wrapped into small elongated rolls while the center is filled with ashta (milk cream), then fried and dipped in sugar syrup, flavored with blossom water before being sprinkled with crushed pistachios. It is crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside.