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My first taste of Dier Mimas, Lebanon

A story from Maureen Abood. Get the recipe and all of the tips you need to make Lebanese Stuffed Grape Leaves here on the recipe ...
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Golden fish filets on a blue plate sprinkled with pine nuts and parsley

Lebanese Spicy Fish with Tahini and Pine Nuts

Lebanese Spicy Fish with Tahini and Pine Nuts (samke harra) is such wonderful and refreshing preparation for fish! Delicate white-fleshed fish with a dash of ...
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A story about pudding: it’ll calm you down, too

Click over for the recipe for Lebanese rice pudding on my site! Continue below for my story. The Abood Law firm, in the early days, ...
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Lebanese Salad in a salad bowl

Lebanese Salad (Salata)

My traditional Lebanese Salad (salata) is a crisp salad of romaine, cucumbers, onion, and tomato with a garlicky, lemony vinaigrette. Mouthwatering! We eat this one ...
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Tabbouleh salad with fresh herbs and bulgur

Tabbouleh makes me shake shake my bootie

Tabbouleh is a Lebanese chopped herb salad of parsley, mint, tomatoes, onion, and just a touch of bulgur wheat (which can be substituted with cooked ...
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Meat-filled dumplings in yogurt soup for shish barak with pine nuts

Lebanese Shish Barak

This Lebanese Shish Barak recipe is a favorite! Get my step-by-step instructions to make little tortellini-style dumplings in a deeply savory, saucy yogurt soup. Shish ...
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Lebanese mujadara in a pita wrap


This post is a story! Find the Lebanese Mujadara Recipe on the recipe post! I wish I could tell you a warm and fuzzy story ...
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Lebanese falafel with tahini sauce on a plate

Authentic Lebanese Falafel

Learn how to make authentic Lebanese falafel that is crisp, herby, and oh-so-dippable in a luscious tahini sauce. Homemade falafel is a thing of beauty, ...
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Fresh Herb Falafel Wrap, Maureen Abood

Lebanese Recipes for Lent

These Lebanese recipes for Lent hit all of the marks for fasting from meat: hearty, simple, and so flavorful. Plus, they are humble in their ...
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Glazed cinnamon rolls in a pan

Soft Glazed Cinnamon Rolls

Here is the soft glazed cinnamon rolls recipe of our dreams! Get all of the tips and step-by-step instructions for soft, pillowy rolls. No mixer ...
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Maureen Abood in the kitchen

I'm so glad you're here! You'll find among these pages the fresh and classic Lebanese recipes we can't get enough of! My mission is to share my tried + true recipes -- and to help our Lebanese food-loving community keep these culinary traditions alive and on the table. What recipes are you looking for? Let me know!

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