Tag Archives: Middle east

Baked Kibbeh

Kibbeh is a very famous Levantine dish made of bulgur, minced onion and finely ground meat with sautéed pine nuts. There are many types of Kibbeh from fried shaped balls or patties, baked, cooked in yogurt sauce, grilled or served raw. … Continue reading

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Shopping At a Local Market in Rabat, Morocco

Here is a short clip about a recent trip we took to the souq in Rabat, Morocco.

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Marinated Chicken Breast Middle Eastern Style

I made this dish the other night as a change from the regular chicken and potato dish.  It has a nice spice to it. You can marinate it over night or at least four hours before baking.  Ingredients: One pound … Continue reading

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Dubai – UAE

I always tell those interested in going to the Gulf for work or tourism that “I love Dubai!” Dubai is special because it was my first job outside of Syria and the first time that I had traveled outside of … Continue reading

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Muscat – Oman

In Muscat you are still in the Arabian Gulf yet you will find an experience like no other in the Gulf. Oman has mountains, the desert, miles of beaches, greenery and traditional architecture. I spent 10 days there and enjoyed the … Continue reading

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New Years in the Desert

Here are some photos from New Years Eve 2009/2010 in Qatar when we decided to spend New Years Eve in the desert by the Saudi-Qatari border where we went desert camping, dune bashing, sand surfing, and had a camp fire with … Continue reading

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Cairo, Egypt

A co-worker of mine invited me to go visit Cairo, Egypt with her. I had a few days off and I’d always wanted to see the pyramids. So I went and I can say that it was a really overwhelming … Continue reading

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