Food

snails

Do you eat snails, Lebanese do.

I can well imagine that the thought of cooking and eating snails may seem a forkful too far for some people, but snails have a long and illustrious gastronomic history. The Romans were very fond of t...
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Preparing kishk for winter

Kishk is a powdery cereal of burghul (cracked wheat) fermented with milk and laban (yoghurt). It is easily stored and is valuable to the winter diet of isolated villagers or country people. Kishk is ...
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Miami Pastry King, Lebanese chef Antonio Bachour

Antonio Bachour (1975 in Puerto Rico), from Lebanese parents who left Lebanon before he was born. In the past few years, Bachour's talent has flourished. In 2011, he was a finalist at the International Chefs...
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Aambariss or Serdalleh #Labneh

Laban (yoghurt) and labneh (strained yoghurt) are basic dairy products in Lebanese cuisine. Others are simple white cheeses, keshek (a fermented then dried mix of yoghurt and burghul, or cracked wheat) and othe...
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The art of making Kebbeh Krass #Ehden

Mountainous balls of stuffed, fried beef, flat trays of oven-baked meat pie, fresh, raw minced goat collecting pools of olive oil: kibbeh – one of Lebanon’s national dishes – is as diverse as the country’s geog...
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Fwaregh or stuffed intestines #ExtremeFood

Fwaregh or Stuffed tribes and intestines is one of the most exquisite traditional Lebanese Meals. In the old days people would use every piece of the sheep. Even intestines and tribes were eaten, They found a w...
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THE CEDAR : Britain’s #1 take-away Restaurant

A Lebanese took our Cedar to the top rank in United Kingdom. Online food ordering platform, hungryhouse has revealed the ten best takeaway restaurants in Britain, with an unassuming Lebanese restaurant in Lond...
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“Kaak el Chaanineh”, the traditional recipe

Palm Sunday is celebrated throughout Lebanon with much traditions, and Lebanese culinary traditions are also part of that ritual. "Kaak el Chaanineh" is a famous kaak that is baked especially for Palm Sunday...