Extremely nutritious, freekeh is one of the healthiest grains. This grain can be easily cooked into a rich and sophisticated dish that is always a showstopper. What’s also amazing about it is that you can add almost anything to this dish, from peas to carrots, based on your preferences. This dish can be made even … Continue reading Freekeh

Riz Blahem (Spiced rice with minced meat w/ whole chicken)

Spiced rice with minced meat is a staple when serving a gathered family or a large group of people. This hearty meal is rich and satisfying, pleasing everyone. Every Lebanese family cooks this dish slightly differently; I personally love using cinnamon, nutmeg, and black pepper. Ingredients Spiced Rice: 2 cups American rice (+water to soak … Continue reading Riz Blahem (Spiced rice with minced meat w/ whole chicken)

Lentil Soup

Lentil soup is one of my all time favorite soups. Creamy, delicious and nutritious, this soup has it all. This is the recipe that I typically use; it is a recipe that I created when I tried to mimic a lentil soup I had tried in Istanbul. I’m glad to say the taste is pretty … Continue reading Lentil Soup