Category Archives: Recipes/Soo’yo/وصفات/Recettes

Filo (Phyllo) Dough (Bur Fiilo) عجينة الفيلو/الكلاج/الجلاش

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English Af-Soomaali عربي You do need to be an experienced chef to prepare homemade, paper-thin filo (phyllo) sheets. You do not need to stretch, and stretch, and stretch the dough. Our easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions will give you guaranteed results. Filo dough can be used to prepare different kinds of dishes. It is used for many…

Pan-Fried Kingfish Steaks (Taraaqad La Shiilay) سمك الكنعد (ديرك) مقلي

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English Af-Soomaali عربي These pan-fried kingfish steaks make for a great weeknight dinner. You can have them ready on the dinner table in less than 15 minutes. It is one reason why we prepare this dish once a week, the other reason being that the fish is quite delicious. We like to serve the fish…

2 Tomato Sauces (2 Dallac Bilaash) نوعين من صلصة الطماطم

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English Af-Soomaali عربي Uncle Mursal Mohamed Abdulle just came back from Russia when he called me, my brother and a young uncle to the kitchen. I had just turned 12 and my brother was 13. He announced, “Today I will teach you how to cook been dallac.” Been dallac is a very basic tomato sauce…

Date Maamoul (Macmuul Timir) معمول تمر

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English Af-Soomaali عربي Ramadan and the lead up to it have been the busiest time for us. We posted 10 recipes in June and this is the 9th recipe in July. That is four months’ worth of recipes based on the average number of recipes we post per month. Yet, we still believe we could…

Semolina Layer Cake (Toorte Basbuusa) Gâteau de Semoule à Étages تورتة البسبوسة بالقشطة

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي After our very successful recipe for basbousa, we received many request for a recipe for basbousa with cream. The video for the basbousa recipe got close to 3/4 of a million views on YouTube, with half a million of those views in the last 6 months. We are delighted with the…

Spinach Fatayer (Fataa’ir Isbinaasho) Fatayer aux Épinards فطائر السبانخ

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Spinach has a lot of health benefits and is considered by many to be a super food. It is nutrient-dense, providing more nutrients while at the same time being low in calories. Some studies have shown that cooking spinach increases its health benefits making its nutrients much easier to absorb. In…

Qatayef with Cream (Qataayif Qishta Leh) Qatayef à la Crème قطايف بالقشطة

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Qatayef are a staple Ramadan dessert that rarely absent from iftar tables in the Middle East. These little treats have many variations and are made in different forms. Some are filled with cream and drizzled with a thick sugar syrup, others are filled with cheese or nuts and are deep-fried then…

White Pastry Cream (Qishta Karsan) Crème Pâtissière Blanche القشطة المطبوخة

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي In many traditional Middle Eastern sweets, a thick cream known as qishta is used. Qishta is a type of clotted cream and has a high fat content and it is prepared using a traditional heating and skimming process. Full-cream milk is simmered for a couple of hours after which it is…

Cheese Fatayer (Fataa’ir Farmaajo) Fatayer au Fromage فطائر بالجبنة

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي We are fatayer lovers and testament to that is the huge plate of assorted fatayer we showed you in the fatayer dough recipe. Fatayer are one of these recipe that we like to make year-round and not just on special occasions. Preparing the dough is a snap and you could use…

Fatayer Dough (Cajiin Fataa’ir) Pâte à Fatayer عجينة فطائر

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Fatayer are the perfect, crowd-thrilling party food. They are easy-to-pick-up finger foods that are filled with meat, or cheese, or spinach. Unlike Turkish pide, which is supposed to be crunchy, fatayer are soft, fluffy and tender. Fatayer take different shapes based on the type of filling. The convention is to make…

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We are a husband and wife team and we live in Canada. In a world full of food complications, we make cooking very simple. Our recipe videos will make your cooking easy, relaxed and enjoyable. We bring you the foods we love from Somalia and from around the world.