Namoura – Lebanese semolina cake

Ingredients

Store Cupboard

  • 1 tbsp of tahini
  • 50g of ground almonds
  • 350g of fine semolina
  • 75g of caster sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 50g of blanched almonds
  • almonds, both blanched and with skins on, to decorate
  • 50g of brown sugar
  • 250g of sugar
  • pistachio nuts, chopped, to decorate

Dairy

  • 100ml of Greek yoghurt, or cream
  • 250ml of whole milk
  • 150g of Greek yoghurt, strained through a jay cloth into a bowl overnight

Fruit & Vegetables

  • 100ml of apple juice
  • 20ml of lemon juice
  • 4 quinces
  • 50g of lemon juice

Speciality Ingredients

  • 2 tsp rosewater
  • 2 tsp rosewater