Ghorayeba

Ghorayeba is an Egyptian recipe for biscuits. The traditional recipe is made with ghee or clarified butter. I didn’t fancy extracting the water out of the butter to make it more caloric, hence I’ve used butter. I think it works great with butter, the flavour is lovely. Another thing I loved about these biscuits is

Kiflice

These lovely filled biscuits are called Kiflice or Kifle and they are Croatian. I made these to mark today’s semifinals in the World Cup, when England plays Croatia for a place in the final. It’s so exciting. I can’t wait! Kiflice are biscuits made with a special dough, filled with jam. The dough is special

Kaak Warka

Kaak Warka is my second Tunisian cookie recipe I’m sharing, after Ghraiba, the chickpeas flour chewy and delicious cookies. Kaak Warka (I have no idea how to correctly pronounce either of those, btw) are filled with marzipan, or almond paste if you prefer to call it like that. The marzipan is flavoured with rose water.

Ghraiba

Today England plays Tunisia in the Group games at the World Cup. So, I’ve decided to take advantage of the excitement surrounding this event, to re-start cooking for my Taste the World challenge. I’m delighted I’ve done this, because I’ve found some very interesting Tunisian recipes, including Ghraiba. These cookies have a different texture, chewy,