Date and walnuts loaf.

Diary of a Revert Muslimah

2 tbsp orange blossom water
1 cup dates chopped
1 cup walnuts toasted and chopped
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
3 tablespoon melted butter
3/4 cup warm water
2 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 cup flour
You will need a loaf pangrease and flour pan or line with waxed paper
Soak the dates in blossom water for 10 minutes,
Stir together dates, walnuts, , baking soda, salt, melted butter, and water.
Mix in sugar and sugar
Then add flour
The whole process is done by hand.
Bake at 375F
Bake for 45 minutes or until set!
It is set when tooth pick or knife comes out clean.

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Okra yummy

Diary of a Revert Muslimah

Okra about 3 cups sliced

Garlic 3 to 4 cloves peeled and minced

1 Small onion peeled and minced

handful each Parsley and cilantro finely chopped

1 cup tomatoes seeded peeled and finely chopped

2 teaspoons vegetable oil

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon cumin

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

salt to taste add after cooking

  olive oil add after cooking

In heated a cast iron skillet  add a little vegetable oil, then add chopped cilantro and parsley , paprika, cumin , minced garlic and onion , cook for about 5 minutes then add sliced okra, and seeded , peeled and  chopped tomatoes  cooked down for about 15 minutes cook, then simmer  down for 10-15 minutes more. Before serving, add olive oil use extra virgin and salt serve with bread. okra yummy

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