Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts and held together with a sugary syrup.

Pumpkin Kibbeh

Kibbeh or kibbe is a regarded by some as the national dish of Lebanon, and it’s said that there are as many ways to make it as there are to spell it.

Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush is a traditional middle eastern dish made from charred or roasted eggplants. It’s eaten as an appetizer generally, but I find that a day or so later, it’s a wonderful sandwich spread or topping for a midday piece of toast.


Tabbouleh (tabouli) is a very common middle eastern dish, served like a fresh herb salad with tomatoes, cucumber and a scant amount of bulgur, or cracked wheat.

Man’oushe (Za’atar Flatbread)

Man’oushe is a traditional flatbread recipe often eaten for breakfast. There are different varieties, but here we are using za’atar – a spice blend, to create a very flavorful and easy to make bread to accompany lunch or dinner.