basbousa-recipe

Basbousa

A delicious Lebanese dessert recipe. Basbousa is made with semolina, eggs, sugar, coconut, yoghurt and almonds. It is a very popular dessert in the Middle-East.

Falafel

A favourite Lebanese main dish recipe. Falafel is a vegetarian hot mezze dish which is made with chickpeas, garlic, onion and parsley ground together in a food processor and then deep fried in the shape of balls. It is best served with hummus and pita bread.

Baharat Spice Mix Recipe

Baharat Spice Mix

A popular Arabic spice blend recipe made with different powdered spices mixed together. It is used in the Middle East to season meats, poultry and seafood or as a condiment to sprinkle over different foods.

Kofta bi Tahini – Lebanese Meatballs with Potatoes Recipe

Kofta bi Tahini – Lebanese Meatballs with Potatoes

Kofta bi tahini, a traditional Lebanese main dish recipe, is made of meatballs (flavoured with parsley, onion, ginger and cardamom) topped with a layer of fried potatoes and cooked in a tahini based gravy. It is served with Arabic bread and is a popular dish across the middle east.

Mutabbal - Arabic Eggplant Dip

Mutabbal – Arabic Eggplant Dip

Mutabbal is an easy Lebanese dip recipe made of mashed roasted eggplants mixed with tahini, garlic, lemon juice & yoghurt. It has a smoky flavour and tastes best with pita bread.

Balila - Lebanese Chickpea Salad Recipe

Balila – Lebanese Chickpea Salad

Balila, a popular Lebanese chickpea salad recipe, is made with jalapeños, onion, cumin, chickpeas, garlic, tomato and lemon juice. This dish can also be served as a part of an extravagant breakfast.

Kibbeh Nayyeh

Kibbeh Nayyeh

Kibbeh nayyeh is one of the most common Levantine mezze. It consists of minced raw lamb or beef mixed with burghul and black pepper. This dish is often served with sliced onions, mint leaves and Lebanese bread.

Batata Harra - Spicy Potatoes

Batata Harra – Spicy Potatoes

This side dish is perfect for chilli lovers. Deep fried potatoes tossed with garlic, coriander, chilli and lemon juice. Batata Harra is a simple and easy dish to make.

Mjadrah - Rice and Lentil Pilaf

Mjadrah – Rice and Lentil Pilaf

Quick and elemental Lebanese dish made with boiled rice, lentils and sauteed onion rings. This one is a Lebanese staple.

Fatteh - Lebanese Flatbread with Chickpeas and Yoghurt

Fatteh – Lebanese Flatbread with Chickpeas and Yoghurt

A popular Levantine dish. This dish includes a stale and toasted pita as a foundation along with yoghurt sauce and chickpeas added on top. This dish can also be made using chicken or ground beef.