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Sfiha (Lahm Bi Ajin) | LEBANESE RECIPES

Sfiha (Lahm Bi Ajin) is an open-faced meat pie that is filled with ground beef of lamb, onions, tomatoes and tahini, perfect to make for a large gathering. INGREDIENTS FOR THE DOUGH: 3 CUPS FLOWER 2 1/2 TSP INSTANT YEAST 1/4 TSP MILK 2 TSP SALT 2 TBSP WHITE VINEGAR  3 TBSP YOGURT 200 ML […]

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Basbousa with Cream (Basbousa Bl Qeshta)

Creamy and easy to make basbousa Bl Qeshta. Moist, spongy, sweet and melts in your mouth. Ingredients First layer: Medium semolina: 1 cup Sugar: 3/4 cup Vegetable oil: 1/2 cup Eggs: 2  Vanilla: 1 teaspoon Baking powder: 1 tablespoon Cream: 1 can (175 grams) The second layer: Liquid milk: 2 cups Cream: 1 can (175 […]

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Top 10 Most Popular Lebanese Dishes

1. Hummus  (Houmous, Hommus, Hummus b’tahini) This internationally popular, beige-colored spread is traditionally made with mashed chickpeas, tahini sesame paste, lemon juice, and garlic. People across the world love hummus for its tangy flavor and the fact that it is filled with nutrients. When served, it is typically dressed with a drizzle of olive oil, […]

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Barazek – Traditional Syrian Sesame Pistachio Cookies

Barazek is a delicious Syrian cookie with sesame seeds and crushed pistachios. With its light and crisp texture, this little sweet delicacy goes perfectly with a hot drink. INGREDIENTS FOR THE DOUGH: 3 1/2 CUP FLOUR1 CUP GHEE1 CUP SUGAR1/2 CUP WATER1/2 CUP SYRUP PISTACHIOS FOR THE SESAME:250 GRAMS (0.50 LBS.) ROASTED SESAME 1 TBSP SUGAR2-3 […]

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Delicious Mahshi Malfouf (Stuffed Cabbage Rolls)

Stuffed cabbage rolls (malfouf or mahshi malfouf) cabbage leaves stuffed with ground meat, rice, spices, and cooked in a lemony garlicky sauce. Ingredients Cabbage: 4 kg Water to boil cabbage Salt: 2 tbsp Cumin: 1 tbsp The filling: Short grain rice: 3 cups / soaked 1/2 hour Turmeric: 1/2 teaspoon Vegetable oil: 1/2 cup Minced […]

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How to Make Kebab in the Oven

Flavorful meat kebabs are baked in the oven. Simply mix the meat with onion, garlic, parsley and spices, thread on skewers, and bake for 15-20 minutes. YIELDS 4 Servings PREP TIME 1 hr COOK TIME 20 mins TOTAL TIME 1 hr 20 mins Easy Ingredients  2 lbs minced meat (beef, lamb or mixed) 1 onion, minced 1/4 […]

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How to make healthy hummus at home

No mezze platter is complete without hummus. A hearty, tangy dip, that keeps everyone coming back for more, hummus is perfect for entertaining. But this classic Middle Eastern favourite is great for jazzing up other dishes such as BBQ meat, vegetables, and salads. Requiring only a few ingredients, you can whip up this classic chickpea […]

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Middle Eastern stuffed potatoes (batata mahshieh bel lahem)

Stuffed Potatoes (Batata Mahshieh Bel-laham) is mostly made in the Levant, but other areas do their own form and style of batata Mahshieh. It is surely something your friends and family will love. YIELDS 12 Servings PREP TIME 1 hr 30 mins COOK TIME 1 hr 45 mins TOTAL TIME 3 hrs 15 mins Ingredients […]