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21 September, 2016

Meghli

Meghli
Posted in : Desserts, Recipes, Vegan only on by : el Meza
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Rice pudding with spices Vegan and gluten free, this traditional dessert is based on a floured rice pudding and is spiced with anise, caraway and cinnamon. It is garnished with various nuts and shredded coconut which give this light, water-based pudding an interesting taste contrast.

25 February, 2016

Al Ameer restaurant honored with James Beard America’s Classic Award

Al Ameer restaurant honored with James Beard America’s Classic Award
Posted in : About our Food on by : el Meza
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Posted By Serena Maria Daniels

13 February, 2016

Lenten Cuisine Traditions

Lenten Cuisine Traditions
Posted in : About our Food, el Meza, Vegetarian on by : el Meza
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In Lebanon, many followers of the Maronite and Roman/Greek Catholic churches, in line with Easter Christian traditions, commonly abstain from eating meat during Lent Season especially on wednesdays and fridays.

13 February, 2016

Mjaddra

Mjaddra
Posted in : Recipes, Vegan only, Vegetarian & Vegan main Dishes on by : el Meza
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MJADDRA – LENTILS AND RICE Ingredients 2 cups of lentils (preferably brown), rinsed 3 tbsp of medium or short rice soaked at least half an hour 2 large onions, finely chopped Juice of 1/2 lemon (this will enhance the taste and will lighten the color of the lentils) olive oil to taste 1 ½ teaspoons
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3 February, 2016

Kabis Khyar

Kabis Khyar
Posted in : Cold Meza (Mezze Appetizers), Pickles, Recipes, Vegan only on by : el Meza
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KABIS KHYAR – LEBANESE PICKLED CUCUMBERS

1 February, 2016

Beyd b Sumac

Beyd b Sumac
Posted in : Breakfast on by : el Meza
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BEYD B SUMAC – FRIED EGGS WITH CRISPY PITA CRUMBS AND SUMAC Ingredients 2 eggs Some shredded pita bread (in very small pieces) 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp of Sumac (spice found in any lebanese grocery) Salt to taste

31 January, 2016

Shawarma Djej

Shawarma Djej
Posted in : Poultry, Recipes, The Grill on by : el Meza
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SHAWARMA DJEJ – CHICKEN SHAWARMA This is the home made version of chicken shawarma. And yes! That’s it’s real name. Not shish taouk as we falsly call it in north America!  Everything that goes onto a giant rotating skewer is called shawarma!

29 January, 2016

Lebanon Food Documentary – Lebanese Food Recipes

Lebanon Food Documentary – Lebanese Food Recipes
Posted in : About our Food on by : el Meza
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Lebanese food recipes – Lebanon food cooking show documentary Sahteyn’ is a word you will often hear in a Lebanese home – loosely translated it means ‘twice your health’ – a form of welcome to join a family and share delicious food. And this is some of the most exquisite food in the world.

28 January, 2016

Qurban (or Erbenn)

Qurban (or Erbenn)
Posted in : Desserts, Recipes on by : el Meza
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QURBAN – LEBANESE HOLY BREAD QURBAN, which means sacrifice, is the bread used during communion in Catholic and Orthodox Christian churches of Lebanon.