Chef Feature: My Kitchen Roola.92

Your Lebanon Chef Feature:

MyKitchen with Roola.92

Rola with MyKitchen is a home cook who loves to share her work and tutorials with her following. She shares delicious breakfast, lunch & dinner spreads and inspirations, as well as recipes for her dishes. Her love for Middle Eastern food is contagious and evident through her work.


Guest  Recipe Features:

Q & A with Rola

Please tell us about yourself:

Hi my name is Rola, I’m 25 years old, I’m Lebanese with Lebanese parents but I was born on the island Curaçao. When I was 2 years old we moved to Lebanon and I was raised there until I turned 9, when we returned to Curaçao. I have a degree in Banking and Insurance. Currently I am a full time Mom with 3 beautiful children.

Where are you from:

I’m Lebanese from the village Al-Qalamoun/Tripoli.

Where are you currently residing:

I currently live in the Netherlands.

What is your favorite Middle Eastern dish to make:

My favorite Middle Eastern dish to make is Sambusek.

Rola’s Sambusek Recipe

Do you prefer traditional Middle Eastern dishes or modern/fusion Middle Eastern dishes:

I prefer the traditional Middle Eastern dishes.

What do you love most about cooking Middle Eastern cuisine:

Next to the fact that the Middle Eastern dishes are the most delicious out there, I love the feeling of keeping my heritage intact.

Rola’s Sfiha Recipe 

What is your favorite Middle Eastern restaurant:

My trips to Lebanon I mostly ate at the restaurant Baytna in Tripoli.

What is your favorite food blog:

The blog YourLebanon of course 😉

What is a must have tool in your kitchen for making Middle Eastern food:

A Rolling pin

What advice do you have for someone just starting to find their way around the kitchen:

Don’t stop trying.

What nostalgic candy bar would you grab on walks to the local deken when you were a kid:

That would be the candy bar Unica.