A Traditional Middle Eastern Lentil SoupFall is here. It still doesn’t really feel like it here in south Louisiana, but fall is here nonetheless. With the advent of fall and football season,
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
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown: Season 2 Kicks Off Tomorrow in IsraelAnthony Bourdain kicks off the second season of his Parts Unknown series tomorrow night (September 15, 2013) on CNN. His first stop? Jerusalem.
Is it Kafta, Kofta or Kufta?Well, it depends. I’ve seen it – and heard it referred to – as all three. But those three words all point to the same delicious thing: lamb
Bell Peppers Are Perfect for StuffingI used to not like bell peppers. Of course, I would eat them if they were cooked down until they were soft and had virtually no texture. Like
Mujadra is tasty, quick, and easy to make. It can be served as the main course (which we do sometimes on those busy Wednesdays when the girls have gymnastics till 8:30 PM!
No matter how you spell it, it is still the same yummy goodness of tomatoes, parsley, mint, bulgar wheat, onions, green onions, olive oil and lemon juice. And it is oh-so-good! I am
Marhaba, habibi! “Hello, dear” in Arabic. In episode 9 we recap our experience at the Lebanese convention, including the Maronite liturgy we attended on Sunday. We respond to feedback about Lebanese food and
Ingredients:1 lb. ground lamb1/2 cup (scant) raw long grain white riceGranulated garlic or fresh pressed garlicSaltCayenne pepperJuice of 1/2 a lemon2 tablespoons butter, melted2 small cans of petit diced tomatoeslamb
I came across a book the other day that really caught my eye. Of course, it was a cookbook. But, not just any cookbook… it was a cookbook of Middle Eastern cuisine. My