Lebanese Dishes

Bulgur with Chicken, Tomatoes and Chickpeas

Bulgur with Chicken, Tomatoes and Chickpeas

This One Pot Lebanese Bulgur with Chicken, Tomatoes and Chickpeas is the ultimate healthy dish. At only 185 calories and 15 grams of protein per serving, you won’t feel guilty for eating two helpings!   **RECIPE AND PHOTO UPDATE!!** Are you tired of the same old, same old taco, spaghetti, […]

Super Healthy Lebanese Labneh Dip

Super Healthy Lebanese Labneh Dip

Lebanese Labneh Dip takes a traditional Labneh Sandwich and turns it into a super healthy and delicious dip! Serve it with lightly toasted pita chips! If you are Lebanese, I can guarantee you grew up on Labneh Sandwiches. If you’re not an explanation may be in order… Labneh Sandwiches are made using a soft […]

Maghmour (Lebanese Eggplant- Vegan)

Maghmour (Lebanese Eggplant- Vegan)

Maghmour is a delicious Lebanese Eggplant vegan dish   made with eggplants, tomatoes, onions and chickpeas. I love eggplants! How can you not? They are full of flavor, and taste delicious sautéed in a simple marinade or in a stew or as a dip Baba Ghanoush. One of my favorite ways […]

Lebanese Lentil Soup (Vegan)

Lebanese Lentil Soup (Vegan)

Lebanese Lentil Soup is a vegan soup packed with lentils, potatoes, carrots, celery, cilantro, cumin and lots of lemon. It’s perfect for lunch or dinner! My mom makes a lot of Lebanese Lentil Soup- mainly during Ramadan but the rest of the year she rarely makes it. But today I […]

How to Make Perfect Lebanese Rice

How to Make Perfect Lebanese Rice

You know you’re a Lebanese cooking goddess once you’ve mastered Authentic Lebanese Rice!   How hard can it be to make the perfect bowl of Lebanese Rice? For some people really hard (I won’t say names!) but there is no reason for that! The recipe and technique is a so easy! […]

Bazella (Lebanese Stew with Peas)

Bazella (Lebanese Stew with Peas)

Bazella (Lebanese Stew with Peas) is a classic dish made of peas, beef, tomatoes, onion, cilantro and garlic served over Arabic Rice. The perfect dish to warm you up on a cold night! \ Bazella with Rice is one of my favorite Lebanese stews, yet I’ve only recently started making […]

Lebanese Okra Stew

Lebanese Okra Stew

If you love okra, you’ll love this stew! Lebanese Okra Stew with Beef (also known as Bamya) is a thick stew of okra, tomatoes, onion, garlic and beef, is traditionally served throughout Lebanon Mr. Nomad vehemently dislikes Lebanese Okra Stew. He never gave me a reason and in all of our years of […]

Lebanese Cabbage Rolls (Malfoof)

Lebanese Cabbage Rolls (Malfoof)

Lebanese Cabbage Rolls are delicious. If you’ve never had them you are really missing out! The flavor of the cabbage is really subdued in the cooking process, leaving you with a bundle of rice flavored with beef, tomatoes, garlic and mint. I have an overflow of vegetables in my refrigerator. Along […]

Lebanese Cabbage Salad

Lebanese Cabbage Salad

Lebanese Cabbage Salad is delicious and so easy to make. Best part of all, it’s super healthy for you! Olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar and salt is all it takes to bring out the natural flavors of the cabbage. Add tomatoes, cucumber and mint and you have a complete salad perfect for an outdoor barbecue or Fasoolia (Lebanese Chili)

Loobiya Bi Zayt (Green Beans in Olive Oil)

Loobiya Bi Zayt (Green Beans in Olive Oil)

I definitely understand why the Mediterranean Diet fad is so popular. Middle Eastern food is so damn good and healthy. Seriously.  Most dishes consist of lots of garlic and onions, tomatoes and olive oil, and of course lots of healthy vegetables. The limited ingredients means that the flavours are simple and delicious.  […]

Chicken Tawook Wontons with Garlic Tahini Sauce

Chicken Tawook Wontons with Garlic Tahini Sauce

To claim that I came up with this recipe would be a lie. I’m a true believer of giving credit where credit is due. So, it is my honour to admit that Mr. Nomad came up with the Chicken Tawook Wonton idea almost a year ago. It wasn’t until last night […]

Baba Ghanouj (Eggplant Dip)

Baba Ghanouj (Eggplant Dip)

Rule #1… You do not oven roast your eggplants. If you roasted the eggplants in the oven, you’re doing it wrong. All wrong. Authentic Baba Ghanouj has a smokey flavour that you can only achieve on a grill or directly on the burners of a gas stove top.

Rule #2… You DO NOT oven roast your EGGPLANTS!