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Shorbat Adas (Lentil Soup)

Shorbat Adas Lentil Soup Lentil soup is the most traditional and popular soup in the Levant. During winter time, many families still start every dinner with a bowl of warming lentil soup. During Ramadan (regardless of the season it falls in) it is a favourite way to break the fast. Lentil soup can be made using brown or red […] Continue reading

Stuffed courgette yoghurt stew recipe (Sheikh al-Mahshi)

Sheikh al-Mahshi stuffed courgette Courgettes (also known as zucchini, baby marrow, or baby squash) are beautifully tender vegetables with a fresh, delicate flavour. For this recipe you will want to use the small, slightly bulbous, pale green variety often sold as Lebanese courgette, or Mexican grey zucchini in the US. Look for firm, heavy-feeling courgettes with unblemished bright and glossy skins. In this stuffed […] Continue reading

Stuffed Courgette (Kousa Mahshi)

Stuffed-courgette-recipe-Kousa mahshi Courgettes (known as zucchini to Italians and Americans) are beautifully tender vegetables with a fresh, delicate flavour. Courgettes are usually marrows harvested at a young age, although the mature fruit of certain varieties of squash may also be sold as courgettes. For this recipe you will want to use the small, slightly bulbous, pale green […] Continue reading

Tabbouleh (tangy parsley salad)

Tabbouleh-salad-recipe Tabbouleh parsley salad is a common side dish in Middle East. Its spicy and tangy flavour goes well with meat dishes, particularly grilled and barbequed meats, and is also delicious with grilled cheese recipes. The dish is normally also served as part of a mazza. Authentic Tabbouleh contains about three quarters of parsley and one […] Continue reading

Yalanji (Vegetarian Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Yalanji Recipe Stuffed grape leaves are loved throughout the Middle East and beyond, and are consumed from Greece and Turkey up to Middle Asia. You may know these little treats by the name Dolma, which is Turkish for ‘stuffed’. Hence Dolma can actually refer to any stuffed vegetable. Yalanji is a vegetarian variation of the dish and […] Continue reading