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  • I had a middle eastern friend who used to say basbousa is a type of baklava...wonder why she said that since it's not made with phyllo pastry.

    Basbousa - Semolina (Sooji) Cake with Rose Syrup

  • I couldn't wait anymore to try basbousa, though I earlier planned to do it in the later half of the week : and oh boy!

    Basbousa - Semolina (Sooji) Cake with Rose Syrup

  • I've had basbousa numerous times and the best part for me is the sugar syrup...they do use rose essence in it, so you were right to sub essence for lime/lemon juice.

    Basbousa - Semolina (Sooji) Cake with Rose Syrup

  • These semolina-syrup cakes are known as nammoura in Lebanon and occasionally also basbousa.

    Basbousa - Semolina (Sooji) Cake with Rose Syrup

  • It used to be the case that after I told people about my origins, I would invariably hear a "bucket list" of wishes to visit the pyramids and east desserts such as basbousa.

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  • It used to be the case that after I told people about my origins, I would invariably hear a "bucket list" of wishes to visit the pyramids and east desserts such as basbousa.

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  • It used to be the case that after I told people about my origins, I would invariably hear a "bucket list" of wishes to visit the pyramids and east desserts such as basbousa.

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  • It used to be the case that after I told people about my origins, I would invariably hear a "bucket list" of wishes to visit the pyramids and east desserts such as basbousa.

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  • One Wildwood parishoner mistook basbousa -- the Egyptian dessert of almonds, coconuts and maple syrup -- for baklava, the similar Greek treat.

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  • A cake-like Middle Eastern dessert made primarily from semolina.

    October 11, 2009