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Sunday 17 December 2017
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Category: Food Tourism Activities

Making Charab el-Hosroum

Charab el-Hosroum  or “verjuice” (from French vert jus meaning green juice) is an acidic concentrate made from unripe grapes....

Drying and steaming figs

Food drying is one of the oldest methods used to preserve food for later use; the low moisture content of the foods prevents bacteria,...

Wild edible plants collection

Come spring time, the fields and hills of Higher Shouf and the West Bekaa villages burst with  green abundance after months of being...

Mulberry harvest

Summer season activities on darb el karam start with mulberry harvest in June and July. The old black mulberry trees or kboush shami are...

Olive Harvest

Ancient as time, the olive tree forms part of the identity of every mediterranean person. Indigenous to these lands, it has often...

Making Tomato Paste

Tomato paste, like many other preserves in the Lebanese repertoire of moune, is a way to conserve foods for consumption during the scarce...

A walk with a shepherd

Who’s better than a shepherd to guide you around the Lebanese mountains and let you discover rural areas. With Boutros Bou Maroun,...

Bulgur making

Making wheat into bulgur is an ancient process that originated in the Mediterranean region and has been an integral part of Middle Eastern...

Breakfast at May’s house in Mresti

Mresti, one of the highest villages in Shouf is known for its old Oak trees. On the food trail, you will also be in touch with its...

Apple harvest

Autumn is a special time of the year in rural Lebanon. Darb el Karam offers you the chance to participate in apple harvest activities with...