Cakes, Desserts, Vegan Treats

Basbousa. Egyptian-style Semolina Cake. Flavoured with citrus.

Dense, moist and with a zing of citrus, this semolina cake would be a great finish to these Egyptian-style dishes:

broad bean patties coated in sesame seeds fried in olive oil served with a simple green mezze
spiced paprika stew + marinaded fried tempeh

 

 

 

(click images for links)

.

.

§

citrus basbousa with a refreshing herb tea

 

BASBOUSA.  ORANGE AND LEMON SEMOLINA CAKE. TOPPED WITH CINNAMON POWDER, DESSICATED COCONUT AND TOASTED PINE NUTS

serves 8

Ingredients:   Continue reading “Basbousa. Egyptian-style Semolina Cake. Flavoured with citrus.”

Cakes, Desserts, Mediterranean Dishes, Vegan Treats

vegan baklava served with vegan lebanese rice cream and espresso

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
vegan treats, greek and lebanese

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Two of my favourite desserts …veganised.

I love the flavours of the Mediterranean and the Middle East.  Here’s a special desert and a truly delicious combination. Served with bitter black espresso.

Baklava is a Greek pastry, made with filo and nuts soaked in syrup.

Rice cream is a simple blend of ground rice and milk.

Here are my vegan recipes for these classic desserts.

BAKLAVA

Ingredients:   Continue reading “vegan baklava served with vegan lebanese rice cream and espresso”