Kale Tabbouleh

Kale Tabbouleh

Originally from the mountains of Lebanon, Tabbouleh has become the Middle East most popular salad and is included on every Levantine table as a mezze. I will always love the traditional Tabbouleh recipe, that combines parsley, mint, onion and bulgur, with lemon and...
Stuffed Artichokes Hearts

Stuffed Artichokes Hearts

In Canada the peak season for fresh artichokes is in March. Of course, these days every vegetable is available almost all year long, but there is something whimsical about eating certain foods for a short time each year. My siblings and I use to love to eat them...
Freekeh Salad

Freekeh Salad

Freekeh is the “new” ancient grain. It has been a staple in the Middle East for centuries, but only recently became popular in the West because of its super nutritional benefits, naming it the new quinoa. I used to find freekeh quite boring growing up until I...
Mujadarra

Mujadarra

There are many variations to the old Palestinian dish of Mujadarra. The first recorded recipe appears in a cookbook composed in 1226 by Al Baghdadi in Iraq. Containing rice, lentils, and meat, it was served this way during celebrations.  Without meat, it was a...
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