2 teaspoons ground sumac I think I’m addicted to Lebanese/Mediterranean food! I now find I use zatar and sumac in western recipes too. What … And now, I’m officially just as hooked as the Lebanese are. Reply, Adding my praise for this entire series on Lebanese food–so well done with great photos and wonderful stories. Gebruik alleen goede olijfolie en zorg dat de kruiden vers zijn. In Lebanon, it is very common to share a selection of small dishes, called “mezze”, with friends and family. Let’s hope the Syrian situation does not flow over there too much. It’s really tasty, cheap, street food. 13, Rue Commines Showing true Lebanese hospitality, as I selected each one, the woman at the counter plunked down a little bowl of them for me to snack on while weighing and filling my bags. Tags: 961 Al Rifai Arabic Arak beer bzoorat cheese chickpea cuisine eggplant fava beans flatbread Haloumi hummus Labne Lebanese Lebanon meze nuts olive oil recipe red wine saj sumac za'atar, To anyone near the 15e looking for Greek yogurt (the real stuff, not Danone) you could do far worse than Les Délices d’Orient. :( Reply, love, love the Lebanon posts! When staying in Paris many years back, my husband and I visited a Lebanese restaurant several times to enjoy a spread of numerous small dishes of beautifully prepared vegetable dishes. Please tell us your preferred delivery date - it must be a minimum of 3 days from today. We use cookies, just to track visits to our website, we store no personal details. Big, generous, leafy salads figure into Lebanese cuisine and I couldn’t get enough Fattoush, a mixed bowl of lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and fried or toasted pita chips, all seasoned with a dusting of sumac and pomegranate molasses. Reply. I could eat that food for the rest of my life! Other times, people use leaves of romaine lettuce, which are a bit more decorative – but just as effective. I’m sure i’m not alone when i hope that there might there be a vegetarian middle eastern cook book in your future :-) Reply. A popular drink for an aperitif, or even to accompany the entire meal, is arak, a high-test distillation flavored wtih anise seeds; the arak-maker of Domaine de Tourelles told me the best were from Syria, but due to the unfortunate strife in their neighboring country, they weren’t going to be able to get more in the future. Reply, wow what a culinary trip. Thanks for sharing! Iftar Armenian Recipes Lebanese Recipes Armenian Food Armenian People Lebanese Restaurant London East Restaurant Comida Armenia Mezze. Doe dit samen met de geperste knoflook, de kikkererwten en tahin in een keukenmachine. The meze-style spread is common throughout the Mediterranean and Middle East and one of our favorite ways to eat. (52, Av. One is always treated courteously but with a wiff of hesitance. Reply, Thanks! Select. Reply, I absolutely love your blog. Reply. I thought it was a nice way to live instead of having crazy huge meals like you do in America. As a vegetarian I would love this way of eating to become more common in the UK, so much more interesting than a single dollop of risotto or pasta. The best restaurant is Al Mankal on avenue de New York. Until I realized it just refers to a glass of beer served in a salt-rimmed glass. David, If you weren’t in NYC on Monday, I saw your twin. Reply. I know about meze for a long long time … my parents used to serve this type of meals in France… I am french and cook french, but once in a while I make a dolmas.it;s a lot of work, therefore I buy them in a can… pas la meme chose, mais tant pis! I adore the cuisine of lebanon, I’ve a recipe of chickpea fetteh with a moroccan touch (in dutch but it is the third post on my blog), if you’re interessed Reply, Seriously should never read your posts before breakfast. : ) Will give them a try next time I am over there. 5. Mezze zijn niet alleen super lekker, de hoeveelheid schotels, sauzen en kleurrijke ingrediënten zorgen voor een visueel feestje. Here is the trip advisor review: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g187147-d805110-Reviews-Le_Bois_Le_Vent-Paris_Ile_de_France.html Reply, I want to go there! Het is gemaakt van een soort bladerdeeg, gevuld met gemalen stukjes noot, kruiden, geraspte schil van citrusvruchten en honing. In Paris, my husband had a Lebanese colleague who took the work group out to a Lebanese resto run by friends of his in Paris. Doe de ui, komkommer, peterselie en munt in een kom bij de couscous Roer goed door elkaar, breng op smaak met peper, zout, citroensap en olijfolie. ), even families with very little give you the very best they have to offer. Heerlijk inderdaad en zeer kleurrijk om te zien. ahhh the fond memories of my visits :) Reply, Labneh! Reply. It was republished a few years ago, but I still have my original copy. Doe de uitgelekte aubergine erbij en zet de staafmixer erin. That’s a sprig of mint in the labneh ~ Reply, My husband’s step dad is Armenian, so he grew up with many of the foods you mention. !!!!! For complete recipe for all the four dips, click here: http://www.shanazrafiq.com/2017/09/arabic-mezze-platter-hummus-mutabbal.html I curl up on the couch at night with the book and just salivate. 56 Rue Poussin As soon as I saw that picture, it took me straight back to my college days. Spreid de uitgelekte yoghurt op een platte schotel, bestrooi met een beetje olijfolie, sesamzaad en tijm. I loved reading this blog and looking at the mouth watering photos. These posts and your series from Israel are among my favorites – everything looks so fresh, healthy, and tasty. Schrap de schil van de komkommer en wortels, snij in lange dunne stukken. Reply, Anja, are you thinking of Dwaihy? Reply, All of these foods look delicious. Lekker eten is een optelsom van de onderdelen. Hou ze bij de steel vast, snij ze open boven een zeef en laat het vruchtvlees minimaal een kwartier uitlekken. Je dient je inschrijving te bevestigen, hiervan krijg je meteen een bericht. Reply, PS: that first photo is truly killer – not only compositionally, but it clearly shows just how silky hummus can be, which is my favorite way to have it. Doe de yoghurt erin en laat een nacht uitlekken in de koelkast. Sissy: Yes, that’s one of my all-time favorite books. I like mine with toasted nuts and sumac, a red seasoning that’s tart and tangy, and used liberally in Lebanese cuisine. Mezze Arabic Food. £25.00 Price. Wow, that looks like one delicious holiday! But it was very easy to eat all these foods ~ Reply, These pictures are breathtakingly beautiful: they make my mouth water but also give me an ache inside. I’d still like to know how it compares to “real” Lebanese food, so if anyone else has been there, check in! I would love to go to Lebanon, but the US gov’t travel website says that people can be imprisoned for attempting to enter Lebanon if they have been to Israel before or even have a Jewish sounding name. So it’s no surprise I went nuts, so to speak, at Al Rifai, considered one of the best nut roasters in Beirut. When I walked in, I was immediately drawn to the glowing glass and stainless-steel bins, radiating with the heat coming off the piles of freshly roasted nuts. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Het originele recept is met bulgur, maar dat kan ik hier (in Malaga) niet vinden. I saw people waiting in line at butcher shops and souks, biding their time, shucking the long shells, and popping the smooth little beans in their mouths. I’m in Paris this weekend, can’t wait!!!! And yes, the view is fabulous! It's easy to pull together a few dishes and enjoy a Lebanese mezze, a word derived from mazeh, the Farsi word for "taste." Reply, Thanks for another wonderful post! Assemble the remaining ingredients on the platter to your liking. Roer er een snufje zout door. Reply, Re: Le Zyriab–Yes, the official name of the restaurant is Le Zyriab by Noura. Reply, I haven’t been there, except to see the spectacular view. Reply, Doesn’t Paris have a middle-eastern neighbourhood? It seems as if all they do is eat. I will be adding this to the roster! Can I ask what kind of vegetables they include in it? Gooi het vocht weg. Off to get some sumac! I think Lebanese really love sour flavors. Reply. Feeling hungry now… Reply, My favorite is ezme and labneh dipped together with pide. Anything not too juicy would work well. Reply, All of this food looks absolutely delicious. Now I really want to go. This shop that I go to has all of the middle-east under one roof. Een fam feestje binnenkort dus even kijken of het lukken zal. Dishes that the family members have made with love from scratch. But the wines in general were quite good – at least the ones I had. One of my very favorite meze dishes is Halloum Beajine, or fried haloumi cheese. http://reinventingnadine.blogspot.com/2012/06/homemade-labneh-or-kefir-cheese.html?m=1 Reply, It is customary to eat fresh fava beens directly from the shell in Italy in this season too… it is often accompanied by some pecorino cheese. This all sounds like a fantastic trip!! dinner, hummus, mezze, olives. Gooi het vel en de steel weg. always something new to learn and discover. I was over-the-moon happy to discover Fatteh, a dish named after the crumbled bread (fattat), which is a baked casserole cooked with deep-dried crumbled pita chips, and sometimes chicken, eggplant, or hummus, then can be served with pine nuts and dried mint scattered over it. Lots look really different stateside. You MUST try it. Zo’n heerlijke rcepten gelezen .Ik ga er morgen ( mits ik in dit dorp de ingrediënten kan krijgen) aan beginnen heb n.l. Ideaal voor een etentje wanneer je niet in de keuken wilt staan als het bezoek al gearriveerd is. Neem een schone theedoek, hang deze boven een zeef in een kom. Kook de couscous, koel af. Reply, More painfully tantalising deliciousness! I felt like I was eating at all times of the days. Le Cèdre d’Or Although I prefer their “traiteur” opposite to the restaurant. Size. Almost all the meze I had were vegetarian and would certainly fall into the “healthy” category, as most contained, nuts, seeds, olive oil, fresh herbs and cheese, and vegetables. Their fried rolls of cheese have my mouth watering just at the memory, absolutely delicious. Drinking French Bar Boxes from Slope Cellars and K & L Wine Merchants, http://reinventingnadine.blogspot.com/2012/06/homemade-labneh-or-kefir-cheese.html?m=1, http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g187147-d805110-Reviews-Le_Bois_Le_Vent-Paris_Ile_de_France.html. Reply, Glorious – wish I has this waiting for me for lunch today – thanks!! Referred to as the Mediterranean Mezze, the Middle Eastern Mezza or the Lebanese Mezze platter- this is a veritable smorgasbord of delights. Om het af te maken, serveer als toetje Baklava, het lekkerste toetje uit het Midden-Oosten. Afhankelijk van het tijdstip en eetlust van het bezoek kan dit als hoofdmaaltijd dienen, voorgerecht of als snacks bij een feestje. In Lebanon and Cyprus, meze is often a meal in its own right. One eats very well in the Middle East. Doe er voor de kleur een paar blaadjes munt bij. We have a nearby shop that prepares it this way, and one day I watched as the shop owner kept adding tomatoes and squeezing lemons for a special order (not normally kept in the shop alas for purchase). I love the hospitality, and the offering of the best the house can offer. Reply, Wonderful. I’m not sure of the name, but my grandfather had a few trees in his yard, and they were my favorite. Reply, ooops, forgive my many spelling mistakes, I think my growling stomach distracted me… I meant fava “beans” and “they are often accompanied” of course! It’s not expensive, despite the address, and they have a small garden. (Bet sumac would be nice…) Reply, These posts are making me very homesick. Thank you so much. On another note…. Lekker met gesneden groentes en brood. So drink up! As an American you need a visa which, when I went, was free and I just got my passport stamped and entered. Bron: gebaseerd op een recept van Nigella Lawson. The Lebanese are real “snackers”, a point brought home by Mazen Hajjar, the owner of 961, Lebanon’s first (and only) craft brewery that told me if I went into someone’s home in Lebanon and they offered a drink – but no bowl of nuts or seeds, “You should go…just get up and leave immediately.”. Authentic Lebanese Food – HUGE MEZZE + MEAT PLATTER in Beirut, Lebanon! Thanks for the recipes, maybe this will motivate me to try reproducing them myself instead of feeling sorry for myself for not having a good Lebanese restaurant nearby. Het is bewerkelijk, ik koop het bij de Turkse (of Arabische) buurtwinkel. Ohhh…I usually get my restaurant recommendations from your blog so I’m very excited to share with you one instead! Without your posts on Lebanese food I would never have gone to the trouble to find that there is a cluster of middle eastern and Lebanese restaurants just 30 miles from where I live. I think we’ll be eating a la Mediterranean/middle eastern for a while now… Reply, fabulous! Lekker als groente dip en als dip voor het brood. Reply, Fattoush! Fabulous flavor. Dit is een lekker romige yoghurt dip, een soort hangop maar dan met een Arabisch tintje. Other pre-meze snacks include very young green almonds, and Lebanese people eat the entire thing – fuzzy green casing and all. Mezze Platter is the main stay of Lebanese cuisine. ouf….. ça suffit Reply, Why can’t we get so many great foods like these in the U.S.? Unfortunately, I cannot find them in Paris… Reply, Lovely write-up, David. Tabbouleh is another popular salad and unlike versions elsewhere, Lebanese tabbouleh usually has just a slight scattering of bulgur (ground wheat) in it. She said this is the way it should be made and gave me a small bowl. Back to this meze glory: it was very naughty of you to post this right before lunch David! The Lebanese are very hospitable and love to eat! I just love your insight, humor and writing over all. See more ideas about recipes, food, arabic food. Reply, Maureen, I’ve never had a pink box, but the chocolates are individually wrapped in silver and gold foil. Zet in de koelkast en meng de tomaten vlak voor het serveren door de salade. Anissa Helou grew up in Lebanon, where her family meals were always made up of mezze dishes. When the eggplant is roasted to a nice medium … Lebanese Mezze Ideas. I knew then that I was doomed. Reply, I am enjoying Lebanon vicariously! I especially miss the little green plums and almonds in spring…funny that they were the only thing you didn’t like that much. De sterren in de keuken van het Midden-Oosten zijn groentes: aubergines, kikkererwten, artisjokken, wortels, komkommers en tomaten. The Arabic word for chickpeas is “hummus” (spelled various ways in English, as are other dishes) and it’s rare that you see hummus flavored with anything; additions are added to the shiny olive oil pooled in the middle. It’s the only Lebanese food I’ve ever had in a restaurant, so I don’t have anything to compare it to (other than my mother-in-law’s Armenian versions)–but maybe you’ve eaten there, David, and will favor us with your comments? Place Tzatziki sauce in the cored bell pepper right at the center of the platter. They bring out little bowls of raw, husked almonds and olives while you’re reading the menu (pages and pages!). There’s persian, lebanese, turkish foods and groceries under one roof. : ) Reply, Eating raw beans (yummy) even better raw peas (yummy yummy), 7omos (100%yummy), labneh with herbs &olive oil is my favorite or with sweet tomatoes&parsley. Close enough to warrant a trip. Schrijf je in voor de nieuwsbrief en ontvang regelmatig de laatste berichten en ander reisnieuws in je inbox. Als de massa nog te dik is, doe er wat olijfolie bij. Mezzeh uit het Midden-Oosten. Herbs, cheese, pickles, nuts, seeds, and fresh fruits and vegetables are an integral and important part of Lebanese cuisine. When people ask me if I miss living in Paris, my answer is always no – but that restaurant is one of the few things I really do miss having in my life! They weren’t my favorite, nor were the tiny, green underripe plums, which were too sour for my taste. Then the pool of gold way at the bottom with little treasures in it – so simple but so pretty. haloumi is one of the best things in life…but unfortunately can’t get it here in Burgundy. Today I cooked Mezze (lebanese platter) for dinner and on my platter I had served Garlic dip-it is a simple preparation of garlic, lime and olive oil.It is used in the form of dip, sauce or spread. The Food Republic explains it so completely and with a cute illustration to boot! Despite it’s name, I think it’s pretty authentic Lebanese fare. Zet op tafel naast de andere gerechten schoteltjes met olijven, de gezouten amandelen en dadels. Did you receive special permission from the Lebenese government? Some are plain, other spiced or glazed. I never thought I would find anything like either of those two things in San Antonio, but, despite my complaining and lack of faith in the diverse food options here . Reply, More info about the chocolate shop, above (gotta love modern communication…just texted dad in Ireland, from NYC, about the Beirut store): It’s right behind the security check on the left side. Like most places, there are fast-food restaurants and so forth. Reply, I love tabbouleh with minimal bulgur. I’d love to try some of those green almonds. Eliza: All the foods that I had were healthy – lot of vegetables, some meat, fresh cheeses, olive oil, nuts, etc. What an experience you must have had living there. Controleer je spambox! Stamp de chilipeper (sambal), komijn en zout in een vijzel. I especially enjoyed a vegetable-rich version of labneh known Labneh al Balad, where finely diced fresh vegetables were mixed into the thick, white spreadable cheese. It can be hard to track down some of these things – especially on Sunday! It has been a great experience and I will definitely be coming back! Reply, Thanks for the Food Porn. It was markedly different and much to my preference. So it was a good thing Al Rifai has a large kiosk at the airport where I stocked up on even more bzoorat, along with all the locals, who also wanted to be as certain as I that we would have plenty of nuts and seeds while outside of the country. Reply. Took me the better part of an hour just to get an overview for the most essential groceries. If only I could get the variety of garbanzo’s they use – the small ones! Another treat that people in Lebanon snack on are fresh fava beans. I am drooling and it’s only 10 AM here. I knew there was at least one other Noura location across town, but hadn’t realized it was a chain. I often ate this for breakfast, where it was served at room temperature, cubed and soaked in spiced olive oil, and served with olives. Lebanese cold mezze platter which refers to selected salad, that refers to Hummus, Baba ghanouj, Mutable, Fattoush, Tabbouleh, and labna. Een van mijn beste herinneringen aan vijf jaar in het Midden-Oosten is het eten en dan vooral de Mezzeh (of mezze), voorgerechten uit de Libanese, Syrische, Jordaanse en Egyptische keuken. Besprenkel met citroensap en zout, bewaar in de koelkast tot het serveren. Is it mint? Reply, I love the green plums! Reply, To get your awarma fix a little closer to home, you could try Chez le Libanais (rue Saint André des Arts). We were first taken there by a Lebanese friend and it is seriously good. Yesssss. I found a not-so-tiny shop in my very average-sized (and very swedish) city. Bron: aangepast recept van Jamie Oliver uit ‘The Naked Chef’. Both that, and the fried haloumi, are on my list for things to put in my regular rotation at home. Everything is in bloom this time of year. Lebanese Mezze Platter . Did you pick that up there as well? Reply, So, so many of my favorite things- labneh and tabbouleh and hummus and haloumi and fattoush! Enjoyed learning about serving hummus with the additions placed in “the shiny pool of oil.” Also intrigued by the Labneh al Balad–what vegetables were included in what you had? now i know what to do with labneh and the raw green almonds and those little green plums all of which they sell here in the markets and supermarkets. nothing beats waking up to fresh milk and yogurt and man’oushi made on the spot by the elderly woman across the road. Salivating just thinking it. thx for sharing! It’s distilled from fermented grapes and flavored with anise seeds. And I always seemed to have my hand in a dish of them. Mezze are small plates for sharing, meant to stimulate the appetite. You can easily make it at home and some Greek yogurts are basically labneh, although apparently there is a good amount of controversy over what constitutes Greek yogurt these days due to companies taking liberties with the terms and process. :( Reply, I love a Lebanese Meze, just made one for lunch today in fact. And I’ve been getting purslane by the bunch from my local health food market for its omega 3 content – and am so happy to have a new salad idea! Thank you for such beautiful photos and descriptions, I hope I get a chance to see all these delicious things for myself someday. Make sure you go hungry! I didn’t realize Lebanon was considered a good terroir for wine. He was lucky enough to live there for a while. Good thing they didn’t weigh me on the way out, because I’m pretty sure I ate as much as I bought. They usually have 3 different brands in addition to labneh and just about everything else David has mentioned in his posts from Lebanon. Lebanese Mezze Photography. Now I am starving for Lebanese cuisine for breakfast. Your mezze platter can be as simple as hummus, cheese, olives and pita. https://damndelicious.net/2017/06/29/the-perfect-easy-mezze-platter Once I entered the shop I was just floored. Mezze Appetizers. It would be similar to the Spanish tradition of eating “Tapas”. Bowls and bowls, and bowls and bowls of meze will be brought out after you’re done with pre-meal drinks and snacks. I used to eat that up like there was no tomorrow! Reply, Speaking of meze, I treasure Joanne Weir’s Tapas to Meze cookbook I believe you recommended awhile back….at least I think you were the one who mentioned it :) Reply, I have recently discovered Lebanese foods and have been trying a few recipes out. David, my favorite Lebanese restaurant is Le Bois Le Vent in the 16th, near the Mozart metro. Mezze Platter for Two and Roasted Garlic Hummus — Madeline Hall Last weekend, we discovered two great things in our hood: Baklovah Bakery and the international food market right next door. August 8, 2019 emile ... known for mezze and especially for the Lebanese raw meat platter. There are a lot of so-called Lebanese restaurants but which ones are the best? Fortunately I never had to, because true to his word, each and every place in Lebanon where I was offered a drink, a generous bowl of bzoorat – some tasty combination of peanuts, hazelnuts, pistachios, sunflower and pumpkin seeds, etc. Reply, I am vacationing in Lebanon as well and staying at my sister-in-laws house. Which seems like a pretty pleasant life if you ask me. (I also learned, like bowls of nuts on tables, if there isn’t the obligatory carafe of thick, golden olive oil on the table, you should leave as well.) Even if it is one o’clock in the morning and we’ve just come home from dinner and argyle, I was just offered fresh almonds, full akdar, some labneh, pita, zaytoune and nuts. All my favourite sorts of food! I want it NOW! 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted Friends coming to visit always know that is the only thing I ask anyone to bring me. Serve on a shallow platter and garnish with chopped parsley, miniature eggplant, tomato or radish roses. I have a major sweet tooth so I’m curious as to what they eat for dessert in Lebanon? :). I love how creative the idea to make such deeply swirled bowls of the dip is. Je dient je inschrijving te bevestigen, hiervan krijg je meteen een bericht. I don’t know what it’s called, sadly, but there can’t be too many. 20/08/2017 By Margarita 4 Comments. Other dips include eggplant-based mutabal (also spelled moutabal), which is what we often refer to as Baba Ganoush in the west. Lebanese Mezze Vegan. Like you, I’m an American Jew living in Paris and I have a question – how were you able to go to Lebanon as a Jew who has been to Israel before? If you’re seated at a table (as opposed to an office desk, which admittedly might get a little messy), the beans get dipped in a bit of olive oil and I like them with a few crystals of salt as well. In Beirut Mezze contemporary and relaxed setting, you can also enjoy the best selection of Lebanese wines and Lebanese fruit cocktail . And there’s Labneh a spreadable fresh cheese, eaten like a dip, made by draining yogurt for several hours or overnight. I will also give plenty for a great kibbeh. For the person who asked about travelling to Israel and later Lebanon – it’s probably not going to help much at this point, but I think upon entry to Israel you can ask to have the stamp placed on a separate page and not actually in the passport, so as to avoid future travel issues. I never get when people make derisive comments about vegetarian cooking because I could eat this way for the rest of my life and be happy. The lady there is so nice too! Klik hier om dit prachtige kookboek nu bij onze uitgever te bestellen, Caminito del Rey, sensationeel ongevaarlijk, Brexit: (no) deal, wat zijn de gevolgen voor het reizen naar Groot-Brittannië, Liefde en bedrog in het Verona van Romeo en Julia, Liechtenstein, de Paris Hilton onder de dwergstaatjes, 8 Arabisch broden (pitabrood of platbrood), 1 kleine gedroogde rode peper of theelepel sambal. Controleer nu de inbox- of spam folder om de aanmelding te bevestigen. Saved by Dolly DA. sounds like you had a fab and sunny time. Although how are all lebanese people not obese? Although the food was so beautiful, it didn’t take much to snap pics of it. And thank you commenters for various locations in Paris to go for Lebanese! (Such as hummus, labne, and moutabal.) The Lebanese are real 'snackers', a point brought home by Mazen Hajjar, the owner of 961, Lebanon's first (and only) craft brewery that told me if I went into someone's home in Lebanon and they offered a drink - but no bowl of nuts or seeds, 'You should go...just get up and leave immediately.' I wish you would keep writting books or compile your blogs into books. I read your book on France and it was one of my all time favorites. And while it’s hard to resist dipping the pita or saj bread into absolutely everything within reach, you need to steel yourself for the main courses, which will arrive just when you think you can’t eat any more. The proprietor is more than happy to bring in new items. And then serve it with romaine leaves. Really enjoying this series of posts. De schotels zijn vegetarisch en de meeste veganistisch. I picked up a few bags to bring home and it’s fun to choose your own from the dozens of nuts and seeds they offer. It is a Noura restaurant, a local Middle East chain (I think it’s local) so I don’t know if they just run it or if it’s changed completely since you went Reply. Mezze Vegetarian. The trend for shareable platters and snacks as meals just keeps growing, and Lebanese cuisine is a perfect fit for that focus. Hummus-it is one of the must have on a lebanese platter.It is made of chickpeas and seasonings. Reply, David, it has been a joy watching your Lebanese adventures ~ loved catching them real time on Instagram! 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt I may just have to start straining some yogurt. Main Course. Spécialités Libanaises The only one we didn’t like was a grated carrot dish that had an unwelcome fish essence added! Mezze recipes are prominent in the Mediterranean diet and Mediterranean entertaining. I found kaymak on my latest excursion. It was so good I was glad I went to Al Balad the last day because I had to have it one last time. Serveer bij het eten thee, gemaakt van verse munt met een flinke schep honing. One curiosity I liked was Chanklish (or Shanklish), a blue-molded cheese whose fermented flavors are best enjoyed crumbled, with olive oil poured over the salad and leaves of za’atar, an herb with flavors reminiscent of thyme and savory, get scattered here and there over the top. Oct 9, 2017 - Explore Ezza Del Carmen's board "Mezze Platter Ideas" on Pinterest. I didn’t get any special permission, however I did read on one of the websites that if your passport had an Israeli stamp in it, you would likely be denied entry – but I don’t know or haven’t heard about those other terms. I’m imagining tomatoes, cucumbers, scallions, kalamatas and perhaps fresh mint and some za’atar. Is originally from, fantastic fresh produce and so many home made delights snap of! Dat je dat goed vindt snacks as meals just keeps growing, and fresh fruits and vegetables are the! 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