13 February, 2016About our Food, el Meza, Vegetarian on by : el Meza
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, 2016Recipes, Vegan only, Vegetarian & Vegan main Dishes on by : el Meza
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
3 February, 2016Cold Meza (Mezze Appetizers), Pickles, Recipes, Vegan only on by : el Meza Tags: best recipe for pickling cucumbers, cornichons libanais, crunchy pickles, cucumber pickles, garlic cucumber pickles, how to make lebanese pickles, kabis, kabis khyar, kabiss, kabiss khyar, lebanese pickles, lebanese savory cucumber pickles, PICKLED CUCUMBERS, savory cucumber pickles, the best pickles ever
KABIS KHYAR – LEBANESE PICKLED CUCUMBERS
2 February, 2016Recipes, Vegan only, Vegetarian & Vegan main Dishes on by : el Meza Tags: haricots verts a la libanaise, haricots verts en sauce tomate, lebanese beans in oil, lebanese green beans, lebanese green beans recipe, loubieh b zeit, loubieh b zeyt, loubye bi zeyt, loubye bzeyt, loubyee b zeit, lubyee b zeyt, lubyi bzeyt, the best green bean recipe ever, the perfect lebanese loubieh b zeyt, the perfect loubyi bzeyt, tomato sauce green beans, vegan delicious recipe, vegan dish, vegan green beans, vegan lebanese dishes, vegetarian green beans
Loubieh B Zeyt – Vegan Green Beans Loubieh B Zeyt is a vegan lebanese main dish that is usually eaten with pita bread and slices of raw onions on the side!
31 January, 2016Poultry, Recipes, The Grill on by : el Meza Tags: chawarma, chicken chawarma
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!
28 January, 2016Desserts, Recipes on by : el Meza Tags: 2erban, 2erbann, 2erben, 2erbenn, Blessed bread, chrch bread, erben, erbenn, holy bread, holybread, korban, lebanese bread, Orthodox bread, qerben, qerbenn, qurban, qurben, sweet bread, قربان لبناني
QURBAN – LEBANESE HOLY BREAD QURBAN, which means sacrifice, is the bread used during communion in Catholic and Orthodox Christian churches of Lebanon.
27 December, 2015Meat, Recipes on by : el Meza Tags: Dolo3 mehchi, Dolo3 mehshi, ضلع محشي
Doloo Mehshe – Stuffed Lamb Breast Ingredients 1 side of a breast of lamb (ask your butcher to slice off the rib bones and to make the opening between the skin and the rib meat) weighing about 3 kg 400 grams of ground lamb meat 2 cups of soaked rice ½ cup of pine
24 December, 2015Meat, Recipes on by : el Meza Tags: authentic lebanese cuisine, collier d'agneau farci, collier de mouton farci, cou d'agneau farci, cuello relleno, deboned neck of lamb, lamb recipe, lebanese authentic stuffed lamb neck, ra2be mehchiyyi, ra2bi me7chiyyi, rakbe mehchiye, rakbi mehchiyye, receta libanesa de cuello relleno de arroz., stuffed lamb neck, رقبة محشية
Ra’be Mehshiyye – Stuffed Neck of Lamb
19 November, 2015Recipes, Vegan only, Vegetarian & Vegan main Dishes on by : el Meza Tags: delicious lebanese recipe, lebanese stew, lebanese vegan, lebanese vegetarian, low-fat lebanese food, meilleure recette de zingol, met libanais, soupe libanaise, the best lebanese recipes, zengol, zengoll, zenqol, zingo, zingoll, zinkol
ZINGOL – Tangy Vegan Stew with Burghul Balls and Chickpeas This is a special recipe given to me by sweet Sister Michelle from St-Vincent school, Besançon, in Baskinta Lebanon. Thank you Sister Michelle and special thanks to dearest Sister Jeanne Gangboro and Mother Badria!
7 November, 2015Desserts, Recipes on by : el Meza Tags: delicioso postre libanes, delicious lebanese dessert, Dessert à la semoule, dessert libanais, Dessert libanais namoura, easy to make dessert, lebanese dessert recipe, lebanese sweets, nammoura, Namoora, namoura libanais, namura, postre libanes, postre natural, recette de dessert libanais, Semolina dessert, نمورة
NAMOURA – Lebanese Semolina Cake
7 August, 2015About our Food, Meat, Poultry on by : el Meza Tags: marinade, marinades, marinate chicken, marinate meat, mariner, secret, secretes for a good marinade, secrets, secrets of marinades, soak
Marinades have two very simple purposes: to tenderize meat, and to increase the depth of flavour in a cut of meat. Many Lebanese recipes require marinating before cooking like the Sheesh Taouk, shawarma, Beef Skewers or the delicious grilled butterfly whole Chicken. To achieve their unique tastes and tenderness, here are some secrets of how to marinate
12 May, 2015Cold Meza (Mezze Appetizers), Recipes, Vegan only on by : el Meza Tags: cold lebanese apetizer, dandelion, dandelion lebanese, dandelions, delicious lebanese vegan recipe, henbe, hendbe, hendbe recipe, hendbee, Hendbeh, hendbi, lebanese recipes, pissenlit, pissenlit saute avec des oignons, sauteed dandelions with onions., vegan, vegan dandelions, vegan salad, vegetarian, vegetarian lebanese recipes
Sautéed Dandelions with Onions You probably view dandelions as pesky weeds keeping you from lawn perfection. But, what you might not know is dandelion greens serve up almost a full multivitamin and mineral supplement. Sold now in many grocery stores, those leaves are packed with vitamins A, B, C and E and are a rich source of