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Wednesday 22 November 2017
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Category: Blog

Epiphany or “Deyem Deyem”

Epiphany, or “Ghtas”, is a Christian feast day celebrated on January 6. On this day, Eastern Christians commemorate the Baptism of...

Pumpkin

Towards the end of Summer, many fields in the Bekaa valley can be seen sprinkled with orange dots, a true joy to the eye. It is Cucurbita...

The art of drinking Mate

Mate is a traditional caffeine-rich infused drink, consumed in South American countries like Argentina , Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil....

Snail farming

Heliciculture or snail farming is rising again in Lebanon and can play an important role in boosting the country’s economy. The Lebanese...

Eid el-Berbara traditional sweets

On the eve of December 3rd of each year, Lebanese people celebrate Eid el-Berbara or Saint Barbara’s. Children disguise in costumes...

Quince #Sfargel

Quince is the only member of the genus Cydonia in the family Rosacae (which also contains apples and pears, among other fruits). It...

Potato Kebbeh stuffed with Labneh

During our visit to Ein Zebde, for the inauguration event of the mountain trail linking Ein Zebde to Mresti, a traditional lunch was...

Unconventional food experience!

Some food combinations may seem unconventional at first, but when you experience the mixture of tastes, you might change your mind. This...

Kaki

The persimmon (kaki) is a sweet, slightly tangy fruit with a soft to occasionally fibrous texture. This species, native to China, is...

Lebanese coffee

Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death, and sweet as love. [Turkish Proverb] Coffee (kahweh) is a big deal in Lebanon. It’s...