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Recipes From Cuisine: Lebanese

Itch – Armenian Bulgur Salad aka Armenian Tabbouleh

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Armenian cuisine is connected to the geographical dispersion of its people. On their exodus, the Armenian diaspora picked new ingredients, new flavours and added them to their original homeland cooking. Thousands of Armenians arrived to Lebanon, when the Ottoman Empire started the massacre of their people, between 1915 and 1917. ...

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Green or White Cabbage Salad

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This Lebanese salad is refreshing, tangy, garlicky, nutritious and simple to make. The leaves are finely shredded then tossed with olive oil, mashed garlic and lemon juice. Sometimes I like to add to it some more nutrients such as cooked beetroot, tomatoes, peppers or herbs (basil, mint or parsley).

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Cauliflower Florets in Tomato Sauce

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To change from the steamed or boiled cauliflower, You can prepare this very healthy vegetable with tomato sauce. To obtain the right taste, you need to fry the cauliflower florets. The best is to airfry with 1 or 2 tbsp of olive oil. If you don’t have an airfryer then ...

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Butter Beans Salad

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This is my version of this Lebanese style beans salad. Butter Beans (also known as Lima beans) are large, flat and white dried beans. It’s difficult to find fresh butter beans (and hence the use of dried beans). They have a buttery texture and are a good source of fiber, ...

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Roasted Chicken and Potatoes in Lemon & Garlic Sauce

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This Lebanese dish is a perfect family meal liked by adults and children alike. It is hearty, deliciously tangy and so quick to prepare. Some vegetables and/or a mixed salad would be perfect accompaniments. N.B.: I use chicken legs or thighs for this recipe but you can use any other ...

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Butter Beans and Lamb Chops Stew with Vermicelli Rice

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This is one of my preferred Lebanese stews. Butter beans and lamb chops are not a must. You can use instead cannellini, pinto or kidney beans, and any lamb or beef cut. I always make this stew with dry beans that have been soaked in water overnight then cooked on ...

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Beans with Swiss Chard, Coriander and Garlic

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This recipe was given to me by my sister who had it from a friend of hers! It may have a Lebanese origin. I cooked It twice: once with Swiss chard and another time I used Cavolo Nero (Tuscan kale), and both were really good. It is perfect as a ...

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Rice with fried Vermicelli

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Once you taste this Lebanese style rice, you will be addicted to it. The fried vermicelli gives it a great nutty taste and aroma. If the vermicelli you bought is long, break it into smaller pieces before using it.

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Green Peas, Carrots and Lamb Shanks Stew

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This is another Lebanese dish, hearty, easy to cook and full of goodies. it is tastier if cooked with lamb shanks because of the bone but you can use any other lamb cuts or even use beef instead. it is usually served with “Vermicelli” rice. The recipe of this will ...

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Kafta bil Saynieh – Oven Baked Minced Meat Patties and Vegetables

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This is my version of this very popular and hearty Lebanese dish. Usually, it is made with minced meat (lamb or beef), potatoes and tomatoes. But I always favour the addition of more vegetables. The vegetables I usually add do not have a strong flavour. Therefore, it does not spoil ...

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