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Baklava Rolls (Lebanese style)

Baklava is probably the most well known Middle-Eastern dessert. Nowadays, baklava is known and eaten all over the world. The origins of this traditional dessert go as far back as the 2nd Century BCE in the Assyrian civilization. 500 more words


Spicy Lemon Roasted Cauliflower

This is a shameless copy attempt at Nuba’s famous “Najib’s”, which are little cauliflower pieces spiced up and fried until crispy, then tossed with salt and lemon. 280 more words

Liza on a Tray

Gaining appreciation for Lebanese food served outside home can be a very hard task, especially if your mom happens to be a great, if not the greatest, cook. 124 more words


Roasted Baba Ganoush

Baba ganoush, also known as eggplant dip, is rich, smokey and creamy. Traditionally it is a Levantine dish, that since introduced to the Western World has evolved over time. 201 more words

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Cakes @ Liza

In a recent episode of the TV program “Top Ten” on al Jadeed, they described the top ten unique, typically Lebanese habits, such as driving a moped charged with an arguileh and even  charcoal, or shooting in the air when a politician shows up on TV. 141 more words


Kafta Kebobs

One of the reasons I originally started making a different meal each week night was to get my kids to try new foods. I thought that if I didn’t repeat a dish they would finally be willing to try new foods and flavor combinations. 608 more words


Nabila Metwali (Lebanon)

This is bellydancer Nabila Metwali in a clip taken from a Lebanese tv game show. She was very popular in Lebanon in the 1980s and 1990s and I’m told that she is now living in the US.

Belly Dance