PrintMixed vegetables recipe Ingredients 20 ounces boneless lamb leg or shoulder, cubed 16 ounces carrots 16 ounces zucchini 16 ounces eggplants 16 ounces potatoes 32 ounces tomatoes 4 medium onions, finely chopped 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon salt A dash of ground pepper A dash of ground cinnamon 3 tablespoons shortening or butter 1 1/2 litres water Instructions• Peel eggplants, carrots, potatoes and wash well, then cut into cubes…. Read Article →
PrintMixed olives with coriander recipe Ingredients 16 ounces stoned pickled green olives (zayton akhdar makbous) 16 ounces stoned pickled black olives (zaytoun aswad makbous) 16 ounces coarsely chopped seeded red bell pepper 1 bunch finely chopped green Coriander leaves 1/4 cup dried coriander seeds 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil Instructions* Mix olives, add bell pepper, coriander leaves and seeds, lemon juice and olive oil.
PrintMeat pastry rolls recipe Ingredients 3 cups all purpose plain flour 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup water 4 cups vegetable oil 14 ounces finely minced meat 3 onions, finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt A dash of Lebanese ground 7 spices 2 tablespoons shortening or butter 2 tablespoons fried pine nuts 1 tablespoon ground sumac 1 tablespoon pomegranate thickened juice, if available Instructions• Mix flour, egg, salt and water…. Read Article →
PrintLiquorice roots juice recipe Ingredients 16 ounces ground liquorice roots 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 15 cups of water Sugar, as desired A piece of muslin Grated ice Instructions• Place ground liquorice in a piece of muslin. • Add 1/2 quantity of bicarbonate of soda. • Pour 4 cups of water in liquorice. • Rub well until the color of liquid becomes dark. • Add the remaining quantity of bicarbonate… Read Article →
PrintLima bean stew recipe Ingredients 16 ounces dried or fresh lima beans, soaked in water for one night 14 ounces stewing meat, cubed 2 cups tomato juice 3 tablespoons shortening or butter 1 tablespoon salt A dash of ground allspice 6 cloves garlic, crushed with 1/2 cup finely chopped coriander Instructions• Fry meat with 1 tablespoon of shortening until golden brown. • Put meat in a generous quantity of water… Read Article →
PrintKibbi balls with sesame paste recipe Ingredients 32 ounces kibbi balls, size 10 cm each, baked for 10 minutes 3 cups sesame paste 32 ounces roughly chopped onion 32 ounces fresh orange juice, strained 16 ounces fresh tangerine juice, strained 16 ounces lemon juice, strained 32 ounces Seville orange, strained 1 teaspoon pomegranate thickened juice 1 tablespoon vinegar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 liter water 1… Read Article →
PrintHot almond drink recipe Ingredients 2 tablespoons clarified butter, shortening 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup ground almonds 2 1/2 cups milk 2 tablespoons sugar Instructions• Fry flour in clarified butter in a pot over moderate heat. • Stir in almonds, milk and sugar, stirring constantly, until it boils. • Serve hot.
PrintGreen pea pastries recipe Ingredients 2 cups rice 1 cup green peas 16 ounces minced meat 2 tablespoons fried pine nuts 2 tablespoons blanched, fried almonds 16 ounces puff pastry 4 tablespoons shortening or butter A dash of salt and pepper, as desired 4 1/2 cups water 1/4 cup shortening or butter 1 egg, beaten with a dash of white pepper Instructions• Fry minced meat in shortening with a dash… Read Article →
PrintGrilled wheat grains recipe Ingredients 14 ounces lamb stew meat, cubed 2 cups freekeh, grilled green wheat 1 medium sized onion, peeled 2 tablespoons shortening or butter 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup pine nuts fried in vegetable oil 1/2 cup blanched and fried almonds Some fat Instructions• Fry meat with 1 tablespoon shortening till brown all over. • Cover with water, add peeled onion, salt, cinnamon,… Read Article →
PrintGolden chicken with potatoes recipe Ingredients 32 ounces chicken, cleaned and cut into 4 pieces 32 ounces potatoes, peeled and cubed 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 medium garlic head, crushed with a dash of salt 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup sliced onion 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice, as desired 1 teaspoon salt, as desired 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom Instructions• Place chicken… Read Article →