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Sunday 30 April 2017
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Category: Recipes

Red lentil soup – Shorbit adas

Lentils in general are a great source of protein. They are rich in fibers and micro-nutrients and low in calories. Red lentils are hulled...

Hawthorn “zaarour” liqueur

During our long hikes in the mountain overlooking the Qaraoun Lake towards the end of summer, we used to be thrilled when passing across a...

Myrtle liqueur – Hemblass

Myrtle (Latin: Myrtus communis; Arabic: Hemblass) also called True Myrtle, is a shrub common to the Mediterranean region and which was...

Apple Cider

The alcoholic fermentation properties of apples have been known and used by men since ancient times. The recipe for what has long been...

Maacaroun bi kishk

Maacaroun bi kishk combines dough balls cooked in kishk soup! Rich with carbohydrates and proteins, this soup is commonly prepared by...

Red vermicelli soup

Soups are always a great way to start your meal. Vermicelli soup is an easy and quick recipe to prepare. It is suitable for vegetarians...

Lentil and chard soup – Adas bi hamoud

Adas bi hamoud is a soup commonly prepared in all Lebanese regions. Its main ingredients, as its name suggests are lentils, chard and lemon...

Kamhiyeh

Kamhiyeh is a delicious and nutritious dessert usually prepared for Eid el Berbara or St Barbara’s day on the 4th of December. The...

Akkoub stew with meat

Akkoub (Akub) or Gundelia is a wild plant that belongs to the sunflower genus and found in the plain and mountainous of semi-arid regions...

Sfeeha or Lebanese meat pies

Sfeeha, a pastry filled with lamb meat, is typical to Heliopolis or Baalbeck the city of sun in the north of the Bekaa valley. One cannot...