Cooking with Jpost: Traditional Middle Eastern malabi

Chef Yochanan shows you how easy it is to make a traditional Middle Eastern desert.

February 4, 2015 18:16
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Cooking with Jpost: Malabi

Cooking with Jpost: Malabi

Chef Yochanan shows you how easy it is to make the traditional Middle Eastern desert Malabi. The delicious desert is infused with rosewater and has a sweet custard flavor. 

What you'll need: 
One cup of milk or coconut milk (which can be half coconut milk and half water)
One tablespoon of sahlab OR one tablespoon of cornflower with a little rosewater and sugar
For topping: Any berries cooked with some water and sugar

Step one:

Boil milk and add the sahlab mixture and stir until mixture thickens

Step two:
Pour into glasses and let cool for 10 minutes

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Step three:
Add berry mixture and a dash of coconut

Chef Yochanan Lambiase heralds from five generations of chefs from Southern Italy. He trained under some of the most famous Michelin Star Chefs in the world. He was the founder of the Jerusalem Culinary Institute Chef Yochanan appears regularly on radio and television as well as contributing cooking articles. Now, through the videos of cooking with, Chef Yochanan will guide you through a tantalizing and trendy gourmet kosher experience Contact Chef Yochanan at for information about his exciting culinary and wine tasting tours, cooking classes, culinary happenings and out of the box culinary events. Don't forget to visit Yochanan's Facebook fan page for more tricks and recipes! 

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