Recipes Tagged ‘vegetable oil’

manouché b jibné

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 | 15 Comments

preparation: 30 min | baking: 6 min | difficulty:

© 2010 Tony El Batal

serving portion: 4 persons

Manoucheh Dough
  • 500 g flour

  • 1 Tbsp salt

  • 1 Tbsp sugar

  • 1 Tbsp instant yeast

  • 1 ½ cups warm water

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

Mixed Cheese Topping
  • 1/2 cup feta

  • 1/2 cup mozzarella

  • 1/3 cup cottage cheese


  1. Mix the flour, salt, sugar, instant yeast, warm water and oil, knead to obtain soft dough; Leave to rest in a covered bowl for 20 minutes until the dough doubles its size.

  2. Divide the dough into 4 equal balls and stretch into circles 2cm thick; Press down with the fingers to make marks on the dough.

  3. Preheat the oven to 250°C for at least 10 minutes; Meanwhile mix all three cheese together and spread evenly on the four circles.

  4. Arrange on a baking tray and bake for 5-6 minutes until puffy. Prick with a fork in some places to avoid excess puffiness

potato pancakes / kartoffelpuffer

Monday, January 25th, 2010 | No Comments

preparation: 10min | cooking: 10min | difficulty:

© 2010 Tony El Batal

serving portion: 4 persons


  • 2 potatoes; finely grated

  • 1 small onion; finely grated

  • 1 Tbsp all purpose flour

  • 2 eggs

  • Salt and black pepper to taste

  • 4 Tbsp vegetable oil


  1. Peel potatoes and onions; Finely grate; Drain the extra liquid.

  2. Then add one Tbsp of flour and eggs to obtain an omelet mixture; Season with salt and black pepper.

  3. Grease the frying pan with oil; Pour spoonfuls to form flattened pancake.

  4. Serve with apple compote.

mary’s tips

  1. Fry immediately so that the mixture doesn’t turn black.

  2. Use the cheese grater to grate the potatoes and onions.

  3. Serve directly to conserve crunchiness.


  • Mary Al Kai (My Aunt)