For the Love of Cooking


Baba Ghanouj (Eggplant and Tahini Salad)

Bazaghan (Cracked Wheat Salad)

Bestell (Meat-Filled Dough)

Blehat (Meat Stuffed with Egg)

Cheddar-Cheese Balls

Chicken in Phyllo

Eggplant Salad

Egg Rolls


Kibbe Matzah (with Fish Filling for Pesach)

Kibbe Neye

Kibbe Torpedoes

Kibbe with Vegetable Filling

Lahemageen (Meat Pizza)

Mushroom Turnovers

Pickled Cauliflower, Turnips, and Cabbage

Pickled Green Peppers and Carrots

Pickled Mushrooms and Artichokes

Potato Knishes in Phyllo

Sambousak (Cheese-and-Egg-Filled-Dough)

Spinach Phyllo

Tahini Dip


Caesar Salad

Fava bean Salad

Orzo Salad

Red Skin Potato Salad

Salata (Chopped Syrian Salad)

Tabouli (Cracked Wheat with Vegetables)

Tomato and Chickpea Salad

Whitefish Salad


Ades (red Lentil Soup)

Chicken Soup


Lentil-Noodle Soup

Matzah Balls

Onion Soup

Shurba (Rice Soup with Kibbe)

Split Pea Soup with Chicken


Bedab Lemuna (Lemon Sauce)

Fresh Basil Sauce (for Pasta)

Keftes (Syrian Meatball Sauce)

Kibbe Balls (Meatballs)

Kibbe Homda Sauce

Mock Tamarind Sauce


Fried Rice

M’gedrah (Rice and Lentils)

Rice, Plain or with Orzo

Rice with Chickpeas

Rice with Nuts

Rice with Peas

Spanish Rice


Artichokes Medias (Stuffed Artichoke Hearts)

Artichokes in Oil

Asparagus Winter

Baked Carrots

Baked Fried Potatoes

Carrot Ring

Corn-Stuffed Tomatoes

Creamed Cauliflower and Broccoli

Great Northern Beans

Green Beans with Egg

Krefsiah (Swiss Chard)

Lubyeh (Black-Eyed Peas)

Ratatouille on Toast

Roast Potatoes

Stuffed Mushrooms

Tomato and Egg

Meat Dishes:

Beef Stroganoff

Chili Con Carne

Eggplant Mechshe (Stuffed Eggplant)

Fried Edgeh (Meat Omelet)

Green Pepper, Onion, and Tomato Mechshe

Pepper Steak

Pickled Corn Beef and Cabbage

Rolled Kibbe with Cherries

Shish Kebab

Stuffed Breast of Veal with Mushrooms

Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed Eggplant Rolls

Stuffed Grape Leaves

Stuffed Zucchini

Sul Ajon (Ground Beef on a Skewer)

Sweet-and-Sour Meatballs

Sweet-and-Sour Tongue

Sweetbreads and Mushrooms

Veal Francaise

Chicken Dishes:

Apricot-Prune Chicken

Chicken A La King

Chicken and Potatoes

Chicken and Spaghetti

Chicken and Stuffed Eggplant

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Sesame

Oven-fried Chicken

Poultry Stuffing


Baked Whitefish

Broiled Fillet of Sole

Broiled Salmon

Fish with Tahini

Salmon or Tuna Fish Cakes

Dairy Dishes:

Baked Shells in Tomato Sauce

Basic Crepes

Blintz Souffle

Bulgur with Cheese

Eggplant-Cheese Rollups

Eggplant Parmesan in Tomato Sauce

Jibbon (Spinach Souffle in Crepes)

Kelsonaise (Cheese Ravioli)


Lasagna with Cheese

Manicotti Crepes

Mechshe B’leban (Dairy Zucchini Stuffed with Rice)

Noodle Pudding

Noodles with Tahini

Spaghetti Primavera

Spinach Ravioli

White Syrian Cheese

Ziti and Eggplant

Zucchini and Parmesan


Almasyia (Cornstarch Pudding)

Apple Crisp

Apricot Candy

Ataiyef (Stuffed Pancakes)


Bizzard (Roasted Pumpkin Seeds)

Blueberry Muffins

Bread Pudding

Caramel Custard Flan

Carrot Cake

Cheese Danish

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse Pie

Coconut Candy

Cream Cheese Cake

Crumb Cake

Dairy Rugelach

Date and Nut Bread

Date Cakes

Deep Dish Peach Pie

Fruit Tart

Graham Cracker Roll

Graybeh (Butter Ring Cookies)


Heavenly Hash

Ka’ak-Ib-Loz (Almond-Pistachio Rings)

Kanafe (Shredded Dough)

Kanafe Ring

Krabeeg (Marshmallow Fluff Cookies)

Lemon Meringue Pie

Mamoule (Nut Fluff Cookies)

Mixed Berries Salad

Orange Crepes

Orange Fantasia

Passover Nut Cake

Passover Pistachio Cookies

Pecan Pie

Pineapple Nut Cake

Rice Pudding

Sponge Cake

Strawberry Compote

Strawberry Shortcake

Suttlage Fingers (Cornstarch Pudding Pastries)

Sweet Ka’ak (Crackers)

Thumbprint Cookies

Tropical Fruit Salad

New Additions:

Brick Roast

Corn Beef with Peaches

Leek Edgeh

Roasted Vegetables

Rice with Garlic

Spicy Almonds

String Cheese

Fruit Filled Cake

Dried Fruit Squares

Almond Lace Cookies


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