Once is enough …

An interesting experiment by Glenda in making Muhallabia, and a good example of cookbooks not being perfect in the recipes that they share.
Enjoy the read, Leah

Passion Fruit Garden

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This month, The Cookbook Guru is featuring Saha by Greg and Lucy Malouf.  One great thing about trying out recipes for the Cookbook Guru is you get to do a post even when the recipe is a dud. Normally, if a recipe is a dud, I write next to it, “Once is enough” and move on.  But the Cookbook Guru wants us to critique recipes in the featured cookbook.

As I have mentioned more than once, I am a big fan of Muhallabia.  I have been making a modified version of Claudia Roden’s recipe for about 30 years.  So, when I saw Greg had a version in Saha (Lebanese milk pudding with passionfruit (Passionfruit Muhallabeya)), I thought I would give it a go.  It is always good to compare your version against others.

Greg’s recipe was flavoured with orange blossom water rather than rose water.  Orange blossom water is always an alternative to rose water…

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