Lebanese Stuffed Tomatoes (Banadoura Mahshi)

April 13, 2012 Lebanese Stuffed Tomatoes (Banadoura Mahshi).  Stuffed vegetables are usually served with the main meal  and are very popular in the Lebanon. Ingredients 4 large, ripe tomatoes (*) 1/2 pound lean ground lamb or beef 1/4 cup pine nuts 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Naan Bread

October 28, 2011 Indian Naan Bread an easy to make bread which can be served with curries and soups such as dhal (Lentil Soup).  This recipe has added garlic but you can also add minced onion if you wish.  You can freeze this bread. Ingredients 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast 1 cup warm water 1/4 cup {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup (dahl) is cheap to make and is delicious and is an everyday recipe in Indian homes.   This is a good dish for vegetarians.  You can serve this soup with rice or naan bread. Ingredients ½ cup, rinsed Split lentils 1 tablesp Olive oil 1 medium Onions, chopped 2 cloves Garlic 1 small {Tags: , , , , , } {More...}

Lebanese Cucumber Soup

October 19, 2011 Lebanese Cucumber Soup is a cold  soup which is simple to make and very refreshing in summer time. This cold soup is very popular throughout Middle Eastern countries.  It is a very healthy meal too at only 90 calories per serving. Ingredients 1 medium cucumber 2 spring onions 1 clove garlic 8 fl oz (225 {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Yoghurt Sauce with Garlic

Sauces and Dips
October 7, 2011 Yoghurt Sauce with Garlic a versatile sauce that can be served with many dishes such as kebabs and is a great low-fat alternative to mayonaise.  Can be used as a dip for chips, crisps or tacos too or with sausages and burgers. Ingredients 16 oz. plain cold yogurt 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons lemon {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Pita Bread

Pita Bread is a bread that is used in the cuisine of Middle Eastern, Balkan and the Mediterranean. The “pocket” in pita bread is created by steam, which puffs up the dough. As the bread cools and flattens, a pocket is left in the middle. Freezes well i n plastic bags. Ingredients(for 10 – 12 pitas) {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Lebanese Chicken Shish

Lebanese Chicken Shish a traditional Lebanese dish and is normally served with warm pita bread but can be served with rice.  Lebanese cuisine uses a great deal of chicken and lamb with a selection of fruits and vegatables. Ingredients 4 chicken breasts cut into thin strips 6 crushed garlic cloves 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 {Tags: , , , , } {More...}