Pomegranate and Walnut Salad Recipe

The tang of the pomegranate seeds balances the salad’s warm and seductive dressing, and the colours are hypnotic – which is why this photogenic dish was picked to star on the cover of Marwa's fist cookbook Yallateef!. 

Toasted Couscous Salad Recipe

Toasted couscous has a texture not unlike al dente pasta. It makes a delectable salad with a warm, tangy dressing to balance the crispness of the nuts and veggies.

Silverbeet soup Recipe

This miraculous vegetable – also known as chard or swiss chard – is wholesome, hearty and filling. And in this form, it makes one of the world’s most satisfying and nutritious soups – a dish of which I never tire.

Tuna Pasta Recipe

This easy tuna pasta recipe is a perfect choice at the end of a long day as you can have it on the table in less than 20 minutes.

Monk Soup Recipe

This soup is traditionally eaten on Good Friday. It is, however, far too good to only eat once a year. However, when Marwa makes this soup, her children inevitably pick out the dumplings and eat them. Our suggestion, therefore, is to make plenty of them!

Lentil & Rice Soup Recipe

Nothing in you pantry? Well, think again, because all you need is rice and lentils, and a few essential spices, and you have the fixings for this delicious soup.

Lebanese BBQ - Shish Tawook Recipe

Chicken skewers – shish tawook, they are quick and easy to prepare, and guaranteed to make you look good.

Lebanese BBQ - Kafta Recipe

Kafta are Lebanese sausage-shaped meatballs, and as easy to make as that would suggest. They can be eaten as they are with side dishes or incorporated into wraps.

Burghul a' banadura Recipe

Traditionally, this dish was cooked in a terracotta pot over an open flame. It can, of
course, still be cooked that way. But otherwise, a non-stick pot also works.

Kebbeh Recipe

This is a wonderfully versatile dish, you can bake, deep fry, shallow fry, grill or even BBQ kebbeh.  You can be endlessly creative with kebbeh try any shape you can think of.



Ejjeh Recipe

Marwa Makool's twist on a traditional egg fritter. These delicious gems are a family favorite.

Fattoush Recipe

This popular salad is traditionally served in summer when all of the ingredients are at their best. The zaatar crisps are especially good just as they begin to soak up the dressing.