Steak Sandwich Loaf.

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Hello everybody.

Had to make a lunch quickly cause boys had dentist appointment and may not be allowed to eat for hours afterwards.

I was about to make shawerma with some spinach in pitta bread I made this morning for mom’s gathering but boys suggested that I’ll try to make the Fajita Loaf style but as steak sandwich,result was really delicious they even loved it more than chicken.

Filling was sauteed shredded beef and onions with steak spices and chili then when done I added some Gouda and cream cheese. Of course you can add sweet peppers and mushrooms.

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Nice new dish to add to our menu.

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Chicken Fajita Loaf (Deema Hajjawi”s recipe).

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Hello everybody.

My son ate this dish at his friend’s house last week and been nagging on me to do it, took the recipe from my friend which is originally Chef Deema Hijjawi’s recipe done on Roya TV.

Easy delicious dish,type that kids love cause it doesn’t need rolling or any effort,just slice and dig in. I also made some spring rolls , sheets are ready but I made the stuffing and sauce, so fresh and crunchy, I’ll post recipe later on .

 

Ingredients and method of Fajita laof:

  • shredded chicken breasts (  used 4 today)
  • 1 thinly sliced onion.
  • 1 cup shredded sweet colored peppers.
  • salt, pepper, cumin, coriander and crushed chili.
  • fajita spices.
  • 1 loaf of toast bread .
  • 1/2 cup Kraft or Puck cream cheese.
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese ( white and yellow)
  • 1/2 cup cream.
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil.
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  • Saute chicken in a heated skillet till done.
  • remove from pan then add oil, saute onions,peppers .
  • add chicken pieces.
  • add salt,pepper,cumin,coriander , chili and fajita spices and mix all well.
  • turn off heat then add cream cheese.
  • remove bread crust,line up in a greased oven pan.
  • add chicken vegetable mix then cover with another layer of bread.
  • sprinkle cheese on top.
  • add cream all around sides of pan so then bread won’t be dry
  • bake the loaf in a medium heated oven for 25-30 minutes.
  • you can decorate with chopped spring onions and coriander.

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Seperable Za’tar Cheese Loaf.

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Hello everybody.

No cooking today cause I have leftovers,I only made this big bowl of colorful salad to add up.

I also made the same separable loaf I did a while ago but this time with za’tar and white cheese half and another with Gouda, a quick tasty breakfast for the kids before leaving the house.

 

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Banana Caramel Pie.( فطيره الموز والكراميل)

Hello everybody.

Craved something sweet last night or actually I saw this recipe on TV couple of days ago,bought puff pastry Saturday so as to do it when the occasion pops up.

It’s a very easy dessert that you can do anytime you have sudden guests, just keep a pack of puff pastry always ready in your freezer and I guess bananas are always available most of the times.

 

Ingredients and method:

* 1 square pack of puff pastry.

* 1 cup sugar.

* 1/4 cup water.

* 1 tsp butter.

* 5-6 big bananas.

* a sprinkle of cinnamon.

 

* In a deep oven skillet or pan add sugar and water, heat till caramelized and golden.

* add butter then cut bananas to medium sized pieces and arrange over caramel.

* sprinkle with cinnamon.

*roll the pastry to a big circle then cover all over bananas and secure edges.

* bake in a well heated oven till pastry puffs and become golden.

* while still hot turn it upside down quickly.

* serve with vanilla ice cream or whipping cream.

 

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Lunch today was frittata ( عجه) and I made some spinach pastries and rest of dough I baked it in a deep pan and made a loaf.

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Kept some spinach and made a spinach cheese quiche,yummy yummy.

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Pizza Loaf.

Hello everybody.

Full of activities this Friday,usual coffee at my sister in-law then lunch with my family at Zuwar Restaurant, beautiful place and scenery, then my dear auntie and cousin came for tea. feeling blessed as they say in Facebook statuses , love you all <3

I made this loaf for afternoon tea and a bowl of fresh fruit salad, this loaf recipe is easy and quick,tastes a lot like pizza but all mixed together, or can slice it and spread cheese or labaneh on top.

Ingredients and method:

* 2 eggs.

* 1 tsp salt.

* 3/4 cup vegetable oil.

* 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms.

* 1 cup chopped peppers.

* 1/2 cup pitted olives.

* finely chopped green thyme leaves.

* 2 tsp baking powder.

* 2 cups flour.

* white cheese and sesame seeds for decoration.

 

* beat eggs,salt and oil till creamy.

* add all other ingredient and mix with a wooden spoon (it’ll be like a thick cake but not a dough)

* decorate with cheese pieces and sesame seeds.

* bake in a well heated oven for 30-40 minutes or till done.

 

Great day full of delicious food and loving people.

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Burgers in a Bun and Nachos.

Hello everybody.

Middle of Ramadan now,hope you’re all doing well so far!

I went through my blog recipes last night,it’s been almost 6 months,209 posts, wow!

Anyway I remembered this recipe,burger in a bun and decided to make it today,plus a big plate of nachos, yummy yummy.

With the extra dough i made a big sesame loaf like the ones you buy from bakeries,wasn’t puffed like them,but tasted really fresh.

Enjoy the game tonight,Go Germany <3

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Quinoa Seeds.

Hello everybody. Today as a change of usual breakfast or lunch outings,which is  almost the most frequent entertainment for Ammany housewives, we were invited to an event done by “Gift Center” for the famous Eves Saint Laurent brand,a nice lecture introducing new products and a brief make up lesson,very nice and informative, we even went home with special gifts,thank you dear Nadia for the invitation,we really had a good time <3

Went back home to make lunch as quick as possible cause I took my time after the event finished testing makeup and perfumes so I was late ,I guess women forget themselves in such places don’t you agree?

Anyway I prepared ingredients to make chicken quesadilas before I left and made a new super easy quick recipe done with the loaf you buy from bakery (we call it Ramadan loaf ) then you add on it multiple kinds of cheeses ( kashkaval,halloum and white cheese) plus two spoons of labaneh,then toast it in the oven till golden. Thank you dear Maysoon for the savior dish.

Now for the quinoa part,these seeds are becoming famous cause of proven great benefits and healthy nutrients it contains,it’s now wildly used in salads and many other recipes.

Quinoa is considered a super food,it looks a lot like burghul we all know,but it must be cooked in a good amount of water then drained and used either in cold or warm dishes,it’s known to be rich in proteins,iron and fibers. I wanted to try it since my Facebook friend Mary sent me her beautiful cook book.

Here in Jordan you can find it in big stores only not in small supermarkets,last night I bought a small bag to try it ,well it tastes good,very much like burghul as I mentioned. I made a regular salad with grilled halloum,sun dried tomatoes and roasted almonds on top and added cooked quinoa seeds with it,really good, a chance for the kids to eat something nutritious.

Turned out a nice late lunch,all gone except for the loaf,kept it for dinner with a cup of tea :)

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