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5:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Samantha Sanchez (HaveSpicesWillTravel) presents Om Ali
1 can of sweetened condensed milk
1 cup of milk
1 teaspoon cardamom
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Assorted nuts (walnuts, pistachios, almonds)
Raisins, chopped dates, apricots
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1/2 can of table cream
Rose petals for garnish (optional)
Samantha Sanchez has a background is in Cultural Anthropology and Education, but cooking is her passion. She has been blogging and sharing recipes on Instagram and Facebook. Her page, HaveSpicesWillTravel was born from her love of culture and cuisine. Not everyone has the opportunity to travel often and immerse themselves in new cultures and tastes, but one thing everyone has access to is… spices! A story, a tradition, and of course a recipe help to teleport our tastebuds to new places. Samantha is the winner of the Daybreak Press Award for Best Cookbook in 2020 for her groundbreaking book, Ramadan Recipes, the first and only cookbook dedicated to the Muslim holidays and the amazing variety of cultures that make up the Muslim community.
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