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Creamy Hummus

But that’s where this delicious creamy hummus comes in. And I’ve made hummus before, and though that batch was less tedious that this recipe (aside from the cooking chickpeas part), this hummus is creamy, beautiful, and completely amazing
What Rhymes with Wing Me: Crispy Trumps Crunchy

What Rhymes with Wing Me: Crispy Trumps Crunchy

When Melissa Hartfiel, an accomplished food photographer, asked us to contribute an entry to a final themed restaurant roundup by Food Bloggers of Canada (FBC), we readily accepted
Hummus with Tahini

Hummus with Tahini

Unlike many of my other posts, hummus holds no special memories for me (except perhaps one recent incident)
Lebanese Garlic Sauce Recipe

Lebanese Garlic Sauce Recipe

This post about Lebanese Garlic Sauce Recipe is written by Reeja MytheenKunju and appeared first on CheenaChatti
Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh

My parents had Lebanese, Syrian, and Armenian friends, so growing up I was introduced to the fabulous flavors of the Arabic kitchen, and of course among the many dishes we enjoyed, tabbouleh was a frequent flyer
Lebanese Warm Lentils

Lebanese Warm Lentils

Actually, the first time I ever bought lentils was last fall when I used them as part of my “autumn decor” (if you could even call it that)
Traditional Tabouli Salad Recipe

Traditional Tabouli Salad Recipe

Traditional Lebanese tabouli (or tabbouleh) has little bulgur included. Bulgur, for those that don’t know are the groats of various wheat species, most often durum
Lebanon in an RV

Lebanon in an RV

And my own hummus recipe. and my brand-new grill pan. I was excited to get this and it matches my set of pots and pans
Spinach Fatayer

Spinach Fatayer

and i have been religiously cooking my way through them throughout the month. while the rice dishes and the street food sections are our favorites, we also fell for this stuffed bread last night
Baba Ganouj

Baba Ganouj

Preheat grill to high. Prick eggplants all over with a fork. Thread garlic cloves onto a skewer. Grill the eggplants, turning occasionally, until charred and tender, 10 to 12 minutes

Garlic Paste

Slice the garlic. Add salt. Begin to crush until salt has dissolved. Now add 1/2 tps of Virgin Olive Oil and stir in until it disappears
Hummus with Pastirma or Bacon

Hummus with Pastirma or Bacon

Hummus is one of those addictive foods for everyone. The combination of chickpeas, tahini and garlic is to die for

Cucumber Yogurt Salad

If you are Lebanese or eat a lot of Middle Eastern food then you probably have had some sort of. Continue reading »

Homemade Yogurt {Laban}

I remember as a child watching my Mom make homemade yogurt. actually I prefer my yogurt that way which a lot of people can’t stand (it can have a tart flavor sometimes)
Lebanese Meat Pies

Lebanese Meat Pies

Who doesn't like a neat little hand pie.   Every culture has a variation of these and for good reason.   They are delicious
Kafta....Lebanese Meatballs

Kafta....Lebanese Meatballs

(hello my wonderful little thumb. This is another pre-injury recipe. These are great for a quick meal when you want something a bit different

Kibbe

In a medium skillet, melt the butter in the olive oil over moderate heat. Add the pine nuts and cook, stirring constantly, until golden
Man'ooshe Lebanese Flatbread

Man'ooshe Lebanese Flatbread

  However, I pushed my initial intimidation aside and decided to branch out and try something I might not have attempted otherwise
Wild Garlic Hummus Recipe

Wild Garlic Hummus Recipe

For almost a fortnight I see people foraging for the pungent wild leaves in a nearby forest, and I've been picking a small brown paper bag full of leaves twice myself

Stuffed Grape Leaves

Wash& stem fresh grape leaves briefly to slightly wilt and drape over something. While drying make filling sauce
Tzatziki

Tzatziki

Combine cucumber, yogurt, cumin and mint. Serve in serving bowl with raw vegetables, potato chips, breadsticks or whatever else you like