Eggplant wasn’t really a friend of mine until recently. We became friends just last February in the Holy Land. I had always found eggplant to be too bitter, and sometimes it stung.
Lebanese Lentils & Rice SoupJust a few weeks ago I shared with you a recipe for Lebanese Spinach & Lentil Soup, and here I am again talking about lentils! But they are just
Lebanese Fattoush SaladThe Fattoush Salad is a classic Middle Eastern salad. And like most classic dishes, there are many variations on a common theme. Some families add purslane leaves or mâche. Other families
From Oven Tricks to Oven True: The Baking Steel Revolutionizes Home Pizza-MakingThe Baking Steel revolutionized my home pizza-making. Nothing is the same now. And everything is so much better. As I mentioned the
Pita: A Flatbread Known by Many NamesBread has been referred to as the staff of life, because bread has been seen as a life-giving necessity in cultures across the globe. It is a
Hummus and The Lebanese ConnectionWe love hummus, and we eat it quite often. But it wasn’t always that way. At least not for me. For me — believe it or not — there was
Doh! Don’t Forget Important Ingredients For The Pizza Dough!Baking is a science. That is a fact. If you don’t believe me then just try leaving out the yeast in your