Sfeeha (Lebanese Meat Pies)

Note to self: The first time I had this was off the highway at a Syrian grocery store whilst on a road trip to Tampa. And it was AMAZING! The older couple who ran the store were so sweet and accommodating and gave us a few of these meat pies along with some cheese boats….

Korean beef pepper steak noodles

Note to self: This is seriously a holy grail recipe! I love that it’s such a versatile dish and you can basically substitute with any veggies you have on hand. Definitely try it out! This recipe was adapted from Half baked Harvest and is one of my favorite food blogs out there! Ingredients: Sauce Ingredients:…

Beef Pulao

Ingredients: Foodjabi x Lazeez Asian Cuisine Pulao spice pack #1 and #2 8 cups water 1 cup sliced onions 1 lb beef or goat (that you’ve par boiled) 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 tbsp ginger puree ½ cup oil Foodjabi x Lazeez Asian Cuisine Pulao spice pack #3 (scant 1/4 cup dried minced onions) Foodjabi…

Lazeez Asian Cuisine Haleem (Beef and Lentil Stew)

Note to self: You guys…I mean come on…how delicious does that look?! This is by far one of my favorite recipes ever. There’s something comforting about a hearty bowl of haleem. If you’ve never had it…girl (or boy lol)…you’re missing out!  Growing up my mom would only make this for Eid ul Fitr (a Muslim…

Lazeez Asian Cuisine Seikh kabobs and Chapli kabobs

Note to self: The one thing that everyone asks my mom about her kabobs is how she gets them super soft and succulent. From customers at the restaurant to hotel wedding managers for catering orders everyone dies to know how they’re made. And until today it was a very well guarded secret that she allowed…

Asian Hoisin Burgers

Note to self: I love burgers SO much! Trying new burger recipes are so much fun, especially when the ingredients are out of the ordinary and the flavor profile is super interesting. I found this recipe on carlsbadcravings.com and was immediately drawn to it. Moudi loves Asian flavors and I love burgers so this seemed like the…

Tteokguk (Korean Rice Cake Soup)

Note to self: With the upcoming New Year I decided to make Tteokguk, a Korean rice cake soup that’s traditionally eaten on Seollal, the Korean new year. It lands on the first day of the Lunar calendar and it usually coincides with the Chinese new year. I never tried it or heard of it until Moudi introduced…

Nigerian Jollof Rice and Southern Cajun Jambalaya Fusion

Note to self: The other day I was having major Moudi withdrawals because he had been working so much. He works at an army base at Fort Gordon and has the dreaded night shift. :'( It’s kinda hard for me to get used to. Every time I think I’m getting the hang of it there…

Zimbabwean Braai (Roasted BBQ beef skewers)

Note to self: If you’ve never heard of Braii don’t worry, I was oblivious as well until I was introduced to it by one of my best friends. Her mother in law makes THE best braai ever and since she married into a Zimbabwean family I knew I just had to delve into the wonders of…

Korean Bibimbap

Note to self: This recipe was inspired by Alina, one of my lovely snapchat followers! It was totally yummy and the spicy Korean sauce used to coat the beef was spicy and went well with all the other ingredients. I decided to repurpose the Mongolian beef from the previous recipe instead of using ground beef….