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21 September, 2016

Meghli

Meghli
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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.

1 March, 2016

Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh
Posted in : Recipes, Salads, Vegan only on by : el Meza
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Tabbouleh – Parsley Salad

23 February, 2016

Adas Bhamod

Adas Bhamod
Posted in : Recipes, Soups, Vegan only, Vegetarian on by : el Meza
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Adas Bhamod – Lebanese Lentil Lemon Soup

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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7 February, 2016

Malfoof B Zeyt

Malfoof B Zeyt
Posted in : Recipes, Vegan only, Vegetarian & Vegan main Dishes on by : el Meza
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  Malfoof B Zeyt – Vegan cabbage rolls

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

2 February, 2016

Loubieh B Zeyt

Loubieh B Zeyt
Posted in : Recipes, Vegan only, Vegetarian & Vegan main Dishes on by : el Meza
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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!

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!

28 January, 2016

Qurban (or Erbenn)

Qurban (or Erbenn)
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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.

27 December, 2015

Doloo Mehshe

Doloo Mehshe
Posted in : Meat, Recipes on by : el Meza
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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
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24 December, 2015

Ra’be Mehshiyyeh

Ra’be Mehshiyyeh
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Ra’be Mehshiyye – Stuffed Neck of Lamb

19 November, 2015

Zingol

Zingol
Posted in : Recipes, Vegan only, Vegetarian & Vegan main Dishes on by : el Meza
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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, 2015

Namoura

Namoura
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NAMOURA – Lebanese Semolina Cake

7 August, 2015

Secrets of Lebanese Marinades

Secrets of Lebanese Marinades
Posted in : About our Food, Meat, Poultry on by : el Meza
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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
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12 May, 2015

Hendbeh

Hendbeh
Posted in : Cold Meza (Mezze Appetizers), Recipes, Vegan only on by : el Meza
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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
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29 April, 2015

Kebbet La’teen

Kebbet La’teen
Comments : 2 Posted in : Recipes, Vegan only, Vegetarian & Vegan main Dishes on by : el Meza
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  Kebbet La’teen – Vegan Pumpkin Kebbeh Pie Stuffed with Spinach, Chickpeas, and Walnuts