11.27.2014 Sarah makes Umm Ali for Egypt

Hi, everyone! Unfortunately I found two recipes too late in my spam box and although the challenges are over I felt like the creators still deserved a post for their hard word. A few months ago MENA cooked Egypt and Sarab B. chose to make...

11.09.2014 TRIO of PERSIAN PUDDINGS

This recipe was a test of my patience. I had to go through many, many iterations, however, in the end, I was able to produce a beautiful dessert. For Persia all I could see for my dessert was saffron, almonds and pistachios and therefore I...

11.04.2014 How To Get More Traffic to Your Food Blog

We all know how much work running a food blog takes. You have to develop and cook your recipes, photograph and edit and, then write about it all. So with all that work, of course, having traffic to your site is important. Did you know...

10.10.2014 Kellie’s Egyptian Challenge

MENA Cooking Club member Kellie chose the mussaqa for this months Egytian recipe. Kellie is not a blogger, so we want to thank her for being part of the club and sending in her pictures and the recipe that she followed. It looks great! 2...

10.10.2014 Tamar’s Egyptian Challenge

MENA Cooing Club Tamar, who resides in Russia and the USA chose the lentil soup and mesa'a from this month's choice. And Tamar really enjoyed this meal and also sent a picture of real Egyptian tea, which I have not tried, but would love to. Tamar...

09.12.2014 Adding a Recipe Index to Your Blog

Every food blogger should have an easy way for readers to sift through their recipes. A few key elements every food blogger should have is a search box and a recipe index or easy to read archive. All platforms have the search bar which you...