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 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,

Sep 30, 2013

Lebanese Fattoush Salad

Lebanese Fattoush Salad

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

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 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

Dec 30, 2008

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