Yalla Eat! Chef Series: Nada Keaik presents Ka’ak Cookies

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5:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Nada Keaik (Cooking with Nada K) presents Ka’ak Cookies¬†


3 cups flour + 3/4 cup
3/4 to 1 cup sugar (depending on desired level of sweetness)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup oil
1 teaspoon yeast + 1/4 teaspoon sugar, melted in 1/2 cup warm water
1 tablespoon ka’ak spice (typically consists of anise, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, mahlab, sesame and caraway)

Nada Keaik‘s passion is cooking and teaching others how to cook, which she does through her instagram page,¬†Cooking with Nada K. She loves trying new recipes, and taking her mother’s old recipes and making them her own with her own touch. Besides Middle Eastern and American cuisine, she loves making African meals since living part of her life in West Africa.



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  • July 28, 2020 5:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 5:30 pm