Food

Quick Kahi & Geymar

 from Add a Little Lemon Kahi is the ultimate Iraqi breakfast indulgence. Layers of fluffy, flaky pastry soaked in simple syrup and topped with a thi...

Iraqi Kubba’t Hallab

Hallab is the Arabic name for the Syrian city Aleppo, and traditionally this city makes the absolute best kubba. This Iraqi kubba, being the mother of a...

Recipe for Makhlama by Sara Ahmad

For those of us who grew up with Iraqi food, and who, like me, may one day find ourselves in the throes of a painfully deep nostalgia and longing for th...

Juma Recipe – Potato Chap

As part of the kubba family, this ‘potato pattie’ is the snack of all snacks.  Soft, smooth, pillow-like, mash potato which is stuffed with marinated lamb mince...

In the Juma Kitchen – Knafa For Dessert

Knafa, is a delicate Levantine dessert that is layered with shredded filo pastry and oozing in the middle with soft cheese and blossom water infused cream. Spri...

Iraqi Dolma Recipe

I remember being intrigued by dolma as a young child.  My aunties would spend hours in the kitchen preparing these one pot wonders and I wanted to know more. On...

EXCLUSIVE PHILIP JUMA RECIPE

This recipe is not labour intensive but still involves some 'hand-making' - this is Iraqi cuisine after all! Bourek or 'boureg' as it's known (colloquial Ira...