Mini Baklava Cups

Irresistibly cute dessert bites with all the flavors of baklava that makes your sweet tooth want for more!   Ingredients: Walnut – 1/2 cup, coarsely chopped into small pieces Unsalted pistachios -1/3 cup, coarsely chopped into small pieces Melted butter – 1/2 cup Cinnamon powder- A pinch Ground cardamom – 1/4 tsp Phyllo pastry sheets – 5

Harissa Roasted Chicken

“Harissa” is an earthly rich fiery red Mediterranean pepper-garlic-chili paste which adds bold flavor to grilled or roasted meat & seafood, pasta, sandwiches, soups etc. The warm spices of the Middle East are the essence of this recipe. Ingredients: Whole Chicken: 1 Garlic: 7-8 cloves Harissa paste: 2 tbsps Honey 1 tsp Juice of a lemon

Cauliflower Maklouba "Upside Down Cauliflower Pilaf" – A Levantine (Mediterranean) one pot rice, spice, & vegetable dish

Ingredients 2 cups basmati rice 1 head cauliflower 1 medium onion chopped 1 teaspoon all spice (garam masala) 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cardamom Salt to taste ½ teaspoon turmeric powder 3 pieces of chicken, thighs or breasts 7-8whole all spice berries 3-4 cardamom pods 1 stick cinnamon 3 tablespoons olive oil Toasted almonds and