Middle Eastern

A collection of 10 posts

Oct 7, 2013

Lebanese Spinach and Lentil Soup

Lebanese Spinach and Lentil Soup

A Traditional Middle Eastern Lentil Soup Fall 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

Sep 30, 2013

Lebanese Fattoush Salad

Lebanese Fattoush Salad

Lebanese Fattoush Salad The 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

Sep 14, 2013

Israel & Food: “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown”

Israel & Food: “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown”

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown: Season 2 Kicks Off Tomorrow in Israel Anthony Bourdain kicks off the second season of his Parts Unknown [http://www.cnn.com/video/shows/anthony-bourdain-parts-unknown?iref=allsearch] series tomorrow

Jun 6, 2009

Tabouli or Tabouleh?

Tabouli or Tabouleh?

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

Feb 17, 2009

CF09 – Marhaba, Habibi!

CF09 – Marhaba, Habibi!

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

Jan 10, 2009

Grape Leaves / Cabbage Rolls

Grape Leaves / Cabbage Rolls

Ingredients: * 1 lb. ground lamb * 1/2 cup (scant) raw long grain white rice * Granulated garlic or fresh pressed garlic * Salt * Cayenne pepper * Juice of 1/2 a lemon * 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Dec 30, 2008

The Pleasure of Talking About Food

The Pleasure of Talking About Food

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