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Nurture Essence
Herbes & Spices


Felfel Mbelbel 

A most delicious thick sauce, made with fresh  hot red peppers, garlic,lemon juice and olive oil

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Maqod, Maakod, Maagud

you might call it quiche. Maqod is mash potatoes lots of eggs 

sometimes with addition of peas & cattora, other times was cows brain (delight). Mostly done in the stovetop on a oil preheated frypan Then flipped with a plate and then place again to cook on reverse.

Mafroum  ~  Classic Libyan

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Mafroum  ~  Classic Libyan

A sliced potato sandwich, sometimes other vegetables such as carrots, celery, eggplant,cauliflower filled with meat, onion, parsley, eggs & mixed spiced, Flour & Fried. Cooked in a tomato sauce.   Served on a bed of Couscous and vegetable sauce and more flavored  Chershi relish

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Bestile, Bestil, Pastelles


It all depends with corner of the Mediteraneum you are (Spain, Turkey, north Afroca, similar name same taste with a local twist.  

Mashed potatoes a must This bitefilled with ground meat fresh garlic, cinnamon, parsley salt & pepper ta base!

old times was also with much more


Burick ~ Bouriche.  (Salted)

A fine SKIN created with  flour & water made on a nonstick pan with hand circles.

Filler choices with raw egg, potatoes, parsley, potatoes, or meat picadillo. Always welcomed

quick delight, fry on the spot, hot and a generous squeeze of lemon  

                                                              (Sweet will follow, soon)

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Hreimi, Hraimi

Fish Steak or Fillet cooked in a base of crushed garlic, oil, cumin tomato paste  Felfel Tchuma (hot pepper paste in oil), and salt  Lightly fry in a  shallow pot.  Add some water, and bring to a boil.  Place the already salted and Prince fish, cover let cook till it restricts. enjoy with crunchy challah.  Alaways served Friday night for Shabbat before the Couscus & Mafroum

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Summer & Winter Winner

based on fresh or can cubed tomatoes, fresh garlic cloves, red regular & hot peppers,basil & salt

Slowly cook,  saute to a thick sauce 

break some eggs, cover, and continue to cook.

some like their eggs running

others with Merges

a spicy lamb meat sausage 

Serve with a hot fresh baguette

a bottle of Beer!!


Bourik Ghreiba Debla


Bulo Bollo Pan del Rei

Sefra /Basbusa & Ghrieba

Sweet favorites to always bring delight to        Celebrations, Holidays.  

 Top:Made with Semolina (cream of Wheat oil & water )

Bottom Flour, powder sugar  & oil

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Bocca di Dama

Soft and airy almond flour cake, named

 a dame's  lips

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