Sahlab Recipe

Great for breakfast, or as a dessert. And when life presents you with an opportunity to eat dessert for breakfast, what can possibly go wrong with the day?

Quinoa Salad Recipe

Quinoa  has high nutritional content, but is also quick and easy to prepare and wonderfully flexible. This salad makes an excellent side dish, but is also a splendid main course.

Lebanese BBQ - Lahem Meshwi Recipe

Tradional lahem meshwi – AKA lamb skewers – are an essential offering at any credible Lebanese barbecue. Everyone loves them, especially if you make them like this:


Yallabouli uses similar ingredients to the traditional, much-loved tabouli. But in this version, the main ingredient is burghul rather than parsley and tomatoes. Also, added tomato paste delivers a richer tomato flavour. The dish is typically eaten with pita bread but, if you can source fresh, tender vine leaves — or even cos lettuce leaves — it is even more delectable.

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.

Quinoa Porridge Recipe

Delicious, warming Quinoa porridge is just what we need some mornings to ease us into the day. Can easy be made with any milk of your choice for a vegan alternative

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.