I’m in Paris this weekend, can’t wait!!!! Mezze are small plates for sharing, meant to stimulate the appetite. I have a new passport, which they looked at, and allowed me in. evenings spent staying up with cousins until the wee hours while the uncles press grapes and tend to the arak machine which releases the slow steady stream of arak while the rest of us chat by a small bonfire flipping saj bread as snacks. Sissy: Yes, that’s one of my all-time favorite books. Mezzeh uit het Midden-Oosten. You know what? I’ve only seen them in the grocery stores once where I live in NY now. It was so good I was glad I went to Al Balad the last day because I had to have it one last time. Now that I’ve googled it, that seems to describe a lot of Lebanese chocolate. Reply, A culture of snacking where all the snacks are healthy and delicious….I need to move there. We have a nearby shop that prepares it this way, and one day I watched as the shop owner kept adding tomatoes and squeezing lemons for a special order (not normally kept in the shop alas for purchase). It’s the only Lebanese food I’ve ever had in a restaurant, so I don’t have anything to compare it to (other than my mother-in-law’s Armenian versions)–but maybe you’ve eaten there, David, and will favor us with your comments? Oct 9, 2017 - Explore Ezza Del Carmen's board "Mezze Platter Ideas" on Pinterest. Back to this meze glory: it was very naughty of you to post this right before lunch David! So happy I live in the 15th. Afhankelijk van het tijdstip en eetlust van het bezoek kan dit als hoofdmaaltijd dienen, voorgerecht of als snacks bij een feestje. (Either that, or they were also looking for a way to pass their time when their plane got delayed for nine hours, too – oof.). And above all, thank you for your appreciation of Lebanese hospitality, which we think is unrivaled ’round the world! Reply, There are a number of Lebanese and Iranian places in the 15th and some épiceries scattered around Paris. Reply, More info about the chocolate shop, above (gotta love modern communication…just texted dad in Ireland, from NYC, about the Beirut store): It’s right behind the security check on the left side. Mezze Platter Ideas Meze Platter Plateau Charcuterie Vegetarian Recipes Healthy Recipes Lebanese Recipes Food Platters Middle Eastern Recipes Appetisers Grilled Mezze Platter This mezze platter has all the flavor profiles I love: bright, sour, herby and savory. 2 teaspoons ground sumac Reply, I love to read your articles.. Glad to hear it was such a wonderful trip! Reply, I notice you mentioned pomegranate molasses as an ingredient in Fattoush. I don’t have to travel far distances to get to it. Also glad you discovered fried haloumi cheese, I love how squeaky it is! I love the hospitality, and the offering of the best the house can offer. I adore the cuisine of lebanon, I’ve a recipe of chickpea fetteh with a moroccan touch (in dutch but it is the third post on my blog), if you’re interessed Reply, Seriously should never read your posts before breakfast. The rule I learned when you eat with the Lebanese, whether in a restaurant or in someone’s home, is to not to eat everything the is first set down on the table. that’s where my family is originally from, fantastic fresh produce and so many home made delights. I knew then that I was doomed. No wonder my father talks endlessly about how wonderful Beirut was and is. I want to move. Mezze Platter for Two and Roasted Garlic Hummus — Madeline Hall Last weekend, we discovered two great things in our hood: Baklovah Bakery and the international food market right next door. Een belangrijke bijrol is weggelekt voor de smaakmakers: knoflook, olijfolie, citroen, munt, peterselie en niet te vergeten, het brood. I think I see olives, tomato and cucumbers. Om het af te maken, serveer als toetje Baklava, het lekkerste toetje uit het Midden-Oosten. For the person who asked about travelling to Israel and later Lebanon – it’s probably not going to help much at this point, but I think upon entry to Israel you can ask to have the stamp placed on a separate page and not actually in the passport, so as to avoid future travel issues. Reply, Adding my praise for this entire series on Lebanese food–so well done with great photos and wonderful stories. Serve on a shallow platter and garnish with chopped parsley, miniature eggplant, tomato or radish roses. Place Tzatziki sauce in the cored bell pepper right at the center of the platter. £25.00 Price. Zet in de koelkast en meng de tomaten vlak voor het serveren door de salade. There are a lot of so-called Lebanese restaurants but which ones are the best? Reply, I absolutely love your blog. I’m not sure of the name, but my grandfather had a few trees in his yard, and they were my favorite. These posts and your series from Israel are among my favorites – everything looks so fresh, healthy, and tasty. ouf….. ça suffit Reply, Why can’t we get so many great foods like these in the U.S.? Reply, All of this food looks absolutely delicious. Reply, If you ever decide to switch careers, you certainly have a calling in the area of food photography. Can’t imagine being stuck on a delayed flight for that long. The lady there is so nice too! Now I recommend pomegranate molasses as one of the world’s great condiments. 14 Vegan Lebanese Mezze recipes. I’ve been one for 22 years now and don’t feel like I’m missing out on anything. Turkish, Lebanese and other Middle Eastern flavors star in these healthy recipes for appetizers, dinner, side dishes and more. Wish you would turn these mezze into recipes Reply, I included links to recipes on my site for many of these dishes, and linked to other sites as well so folks could reproduce them at home – give ’em a try! Fabulous flavor. And such an enjoyable post. Think I will make that tonight with a bowl of hummus and some romaine spears, mahalo! Raw meat is commonly eaten in Lebanon, and it’s a delicacy and it’s incredibly delicious. Schrap de schil van de komkommer en wortels, snij in lange dunne stukken. http://reinventingnadine.blogspot.com/2012/06/homemade-labneh-or-kefir-cheese.html?m=1 Reply, It is customary to eat fresh fava beens directly from the shell in Italy in this season too… it is often accompanied by some pecorino cheese. https://www.halfbakedharvest.com/no-fuss-farmers-market-mezze-platter When I was in Beirut I asked some French people about it and they said it was because the terroir was different. What … Reply, ooops, forgive my many spelling mistakes, I think my growling stomach distracted me… I meant fava “beans” and “they are often accompanied” of course! Doe de uitgelekte aubergine erbij en zet de staafmixer erin. 500. 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt Reply, PS: that first photo is truly killer – not only compositionally, but it clearly shows just how silky hummus can be, which is my favorite way to have it. In Brazil theres a similar cheese called queijo minas that I loved to have pan-friend on bread and after much experimenting with cheeses I finally found haloumi was the closest approximation to it (queijo minas is a little fresher and less salty). Here is my labneh recipe I’m imagining tomatoes, cucumbers, scallions, kalamatas and perhaps fresh mint and some za’atar. Labneh Al Balad sounds like heaven in a bowl, but although I found a picture of it I couldn’t find a recipe anywhere. : ) Reply, Eating raw beans (yummy) even better raw peas (yummy yummy), 7omos (100%yummy), labneh with herbs &olive oil is my favorite or with sweet tomatoes&parsley. But it was very easy to eat all these foods ~ Reply, These pictures are breathtakingly beautiful: they make my mouth water but also give me an ache inside. I just love your insight, humor and writing over all. And yes, the view is fabulous! Reply, Super interesting post, thanks ! sounds like you had a fab and sunny time. There’s a fairly large immigrant community but arguably, where I live is not Paris. So it was a good thing Al Rifai has a large kiosk at the airport where I stocked up on even more bzoorat, along with all the locals, who also wanted to be as certain as I that we would have plenty of nuts and seeds while outside of the country. But it’s one of the easiest meze to put together and you just smear it onto a plate, or a shallow bowl, take a spoon and make some divots in the surface, and pour on the olive oil. Size. Drinking French Bar Boxes from Slope Cellars and K & L Wine Merchants, http://reinventingnadine.blogspot.com/2012/06/homemade-labneh-or-kefir-cheese.html?m=1, http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g187147-d805110-Reviews-Le_Bois_Le_Vent-Paris_Ile_de_France.html. : ) Reply, Mouth-watering, I think I could adapt to the meze style of eating very easily! Although the food was so beautiful, it didn’t take much to snap pics of it. Reply, Fattoush! (Actually, I think it may have been the fastest and easiest I’ve ever gotten into a foreign country!) Now I am starving for Lebanese cuisine for breakfast. One curiosity I liked was Chanklish (or Shanklish), a blue-molded cheese whose fermented flavors are best enjoyed crumbled, with olive oil poured over the salad and leaves of za’atar, an herb with flavors reminiscent of thyme and savory, get scattered here and there over the top. It has been a great experience and I will definitely be coming back! I now find I use zatar and sumac in western recipes too. Lebanese Mezze Board. 75016 Paris France, The older i get & the more i hear about the abuse animals going through in order to grace our tables, the more i avoid flesh and enjoy vegetarian. So you can find some of the products – however I’ve yet to find a really great Lebanese place, although am sure they are out there. Reply, You are killing me with all these Lebanese food posts. Zo’n beetje wat wij nu dagelijks rondom ons zien. Meet Mezze. Reply, Anja, are you thinking of Dwaihy? Dit is een lekker romige yoghurt dip, een soort hangop maar dan met een Arabisch tintje. So it’s no surprise I went nuts, so to speak, at Al Rifai, considered one of the best nut roasters in Beirut. Still can’t find it. There’s persian, lebanese, turkish foods and groceries under one roof. Check out our favorite meze recipes. Reply, Doesn’t Paris have a middle-eastern neighbourhood? See more ideas about Recipes, Food, Appetizer snacks. The proprietor is more than happy to bring in new items. Spécialités Libanaises All of these bites look wonderful…..some I have tried, some not. Mezze zijn niet alleen super lekker, de hoeveelheid schotels, sauzen en kleurrijke ingrediënten zorgen voor een visueel feestje. Heerlijk inderdaad en zeer kleurrijk om te zien. Ohhh…I usually get my restaurant recommendations from your blog so I’m very excited to share with you one instead! Reply, You did another amazing report David. I picked up a few bags to bring home and it’s fun to choose your own from the dozens of nuts and seeds they offer. . They bring out little bowls of raw, husked almonds and olives while you’re reading the menu (pages and pages!). I’d never had the stuff before. Every table seems to be overloaded with it. Reply. Reply, In some areas that I’ve travelled, the table is filled again and again and again until you wonder if you can get up at all. Mezze is Lebanese appetizer, it is more like a party platter. Im happy you enjoyed your trip Reply. I go back as often as I can. And thank you commenters for various locations in Paris to go for Lebanese! This shop that I go to has all of the middle-east under one roof. I’ve never been there, but sometimes my dad sends a package from a business trip and it’s some of the best chocolate I’ve ever eaten! Reply. Is there laws or something that keeps foods out? I provided the terms that were written on menus in Lebanon or those that seemed to be the most commonly used. But if anyone has any to share, they can certainly do so on the comments. Eliza: All the foods that I had were healthy – lot of vegetables, some meat, fresh cheeses, olive oil, nuts, etc. The main-stay of Lebanese cuisine. I especially enjoyed a vegetable-rich version of labneh known Labneh al Balad, where finely diced fresh vegetables were mixed into the thick, white spreadable cheese. Don’t stop!!! I think I prefer the nut option! As an added bonus, they’re open on Sundays! Neem een schone theedoek, hang deze boven een zeef in een kom. I especially miss the little green plums and almonds in spring…funny that they were the only thing you didn’t like that much. I would love to go to Lebanon, but the US gov’t travel website says that people can be imprisoned for attempting to enter Lebanon if they have been to Israel before or even have a Jewish sounding name. Iftar Armenian Recipes Lebanese Recipes Armenian Food Armenian People Lebanese Restaurant London East Restaurant Comida Armenia Mezze. Or sometimes, none at all – it can be offered as just a big bowl of dressed, shredded flat-leaf parsley with bits of tomatoes. The only one we didn’t like was a grated carrot dish that had an unwelcome fish essence added! Reply. I think we’ll be eating a la Mediterranean/middle eastern for a while now… Reply, fabulous! now i know what to do with labneh and the raw green almonds and those little green plums all of which they sell here in the markets and supermarkets. He was over the moon when we ate at Le Zyriab at the top of Institut du Monde Arabe, My chicken was a little dry, but everything else was very tasty. One eats very well in the Middle East. . I didn’t get any special permission, however I did read on one of the websites that if your passport had an Israeli stamp in it, you would likely be denied entry – but I don’t know or haven’t heard about those other terms. Was de aubergines onder de kraan, prik de schil in met een vork op verschillende plekken en leg ze in de voorverwarmde oven op 210º C tot het vel zwart is en het vruchtvlees zacht. She said this is the way it should be made and gave me a small bowl. (Bet sumac would be nice…) Reply, These posts are making me very homesick. The Food Republic explains it so completely and with a cute illustration to boot! Instead, if you can’t make it, you say “Next time.” Reply, Suggestion for a future post: best Lebanese restaurants in Paris. And there’s Labneh a spreadable fresh cheese, eaten like a dip, made by draining yogurt for several hours or overnight. Als je deze website blijft gebruiken gaan we ervan uit dat je dat goed vindt. #1 fan, Thank you for such beautiful photos and descriptions, I hope I get a chance to see all these delicious things for myself someday. He was lucky enough to live there for a while. If you purchase a product through an affiliate, sponsorship or partnership link, your cost will be the same (or at a discount if a special code is offered) and Food Babe will benefit from the purchase. Reply, When I started reading this post, I was brought back to my grandparents’ (Armenian) living room and the big bowl of nuts/seeds/dried fruit. Le Cèdre d’Or How’s the wine? Reply, I am enjoying Lebanon vicariously! And now, I’m officially just as hooked as the Lebanese are. Reply, Thanks for the Food Porn. All my favourite sorts of food! Sprinkle at the last minute on hummus(otherwise an Israeli told me the sesame seeds will get soggy), or you can sprinkle on pita bread brushed with olive oil and baked until crispy. So drink up! Foto's Stefania van Lieshout, recepten Marjo Hendriks. See more ideas about recipes, food, arabic food. You can easily make it at home and some Greek yogurts are basically labneh, although apparently there is a good amount of controversy over what constitutes Greek yogurt these days due to companies taking liberties with the terms and process. They weren’t my favorite, nor were the tiny, green underripe plums, which were too sour for my taste. david did you head to the north(mountains?) And I’ve been getting purslane by the bunch from my local health food market for its omega 3 content – and am so happy to have a new salad idea! Can I ask what kind of vegetables they include in it? Best Lebanese Mezze Recipes. Fortunately I never had to, because true to his word, each and every place in Lebanon where I was offered a drink, a generous bowl of bzoorat – some tasty combination of peanuts, hazelnuts, pistachios, sunflower and pumpkin seeds, etc. Het originele recept is met bulgur, maar dat kan ik hier (in Malaga) niet vinden. Mezze Platter is the main stay of Lebanese cuisine. What an experience you must have had living there. Reply, Your comment about leaving someone’s house if you were not offered a snack reminds me of when I was young growing up in Scotland. I didn’t think labneh could be improved upon, but this version is going to be my new obsession. I wish you would keep writting books or compile your blogs into books. Reply. Reply, Glorious – wish I has this waiting for me for lunch today – thanks!! It is a Noura restaurant, a local Middle East chain (I think it’s local) so I don’t know if they just run it or if it’s changed completely since you went Reply. Hummus of humous is heerlijk met lam, in een pitabroodje met salade of als groentedip. But the wines in general were quite good – at least the ones I had. Zo’n heerlijke rcepten gelezen .Ik ga er morgen ( mits ik in dit dorp de ingrediënten kan krijgen) aan beginnen heb n.l. There’s plenty of culinary adventure to be had without eating animals :) Reply, Thanks Dave reminds me of the 20 wonderful years I had in Lebanon Reply, Thanks for the resource in Paris. Everything is in bloom this time of year. I may just have to start straining some yogurt. ahhh the fond memories of my visits :) Reply, Labneh! Métro: Filles du Calvaire JT + Meg: Thanks for the restaurant suggestions – all the way over in the 16th! Lebanese Mezze Platter . They were the same size as the other plums but with a slightly firmer green flesh and a sweet flavor that started off like a plum but finished with an almost coconut taste. That’s a sprig of mint in the labneh ~ Reply, My husband’s step dad is Armenian, so he grew up with many of the foods you mention. Make sure you go hungry! Mezze Arabic Food. Bron: aangepast recept van Jamie Oliver uit ‘The Naked Chef’. And I have the tummy to prove it. Select. (I also learned, like bowls of nuts on tables, if there isn’t the obligatory carafe of thick, golden olive oil on the table, you should leave as well.) Let’s hope the Syrian situation does not flow over there too much. Thanks for the recipes, maybe this will motivate me to try reproducing them myself instead of feeling sorry for myself for not having a good Lebanese restaurant nearby. we have a different kind every week. It’s not expensive, despite the address, and they have a small garden. Unfortunately, I cannot find them in Paris… Reply, Lovely write-up, David. As soon as I saw that picture, it took me straight back to my college days. Hou ze bij de steel vast, snij ze open boven een zeef en laat het vruchtvlees minimaal een kwartier uitlekken. It was incredible. Koop het beste brood en de sappigste dadels bij de Turkse of Marokkaanse buurtwinkel. Showing true Lebanese hospitality, as I selected each one, the woman at the counter plunked down a little bowl of them for me to snack on while weighing and filling my bags. Gooi het vel en de steel weg. Bespaar dus niet op de ingrediënten. Dishes that the family members have made with love from scratch. Laat nog weten. Metro Bourse. So if you like vegetables as much as I do, it’s definitely a pleasure to be in a place where they are celebrated and served in abundance. One of my very favorite meze dishes is Halloum Beajine, or fried haloumi cheese. Reply, The wines were quite good. It taught me a great deal about sharing and of always making room at the table for any guest I had some great meals in the middle east (sorry for lumping the region all together, it’s really not fair! On another note…. Reply, Try Liza. Het vergt enige voorbereiding, maar dan heb je je handen vrij als de gasten er zijn. (Such as hummus, labne, and moutabal.) Groups of dishes arrive at the table about 4 or 5 at a time (usually between five and ten groups). You can think of them as tapas or appetizers, but mezze dishes can often make an entire casual and delicious meal to enjoy with family and friends. :). Both that, and the fried haloumi, are on my list for things to put in my regular rotation at home. Doe dit samen met de geperste knoflook, de kikkererwten en tahin in een keukenmachine. Still no name. Reply, I haven’t been there, except to see the spectacular view. I knew there was at least one other Noura location across town, but hadn’t realized it was a chain. It was republished a few years ago, but I still have my original copy. Which seems like a pretty pleasant life if you ask me. Thank you so much. Doe de citroensap erbij en afhankelijk van de dikte voeg olijfolie toe. I know about meze for a long long time … my parents used to serve this type of meals in France… I am french and cook french, but once in a while I make a dolmas.it;s a lot of work, therefore I buy them in a can… pas la meme chose, mais tant pis! ), even families with very little give you the very best they have to offer. It’s really tasty, cheap, street food. already my concept of hommos has so broadened out. I like mine with toasted nuts and sumac, a red seasoning that’s tart and tangy, and used liberally in Lebanese cuisine. Mexican garbanzo’s just aren’t the same even when peeled…but still delicious! 01 42 77 79 25 Reply, OMG! Once I entered the shop I was just floored. Beautiful chocolates and pastry! Lebanese Mezze Photography. Reply, Maureen, I’ve never had a pink box, but the chocolates are individually wrapped in silver and gold foil. Reply, I love your fresh photos and am currently working through your latest book, Ready For Dessert. I didn’t realize Lebanon was considered a good terroir for wine. They are my favorite since my childhood in istanbul. I could eat that food for the rest of my life! I think I’m addicted to Lebanese/Mediterranean food! Doe er voor de kleur een paar blaadjes munt bij. Main Course. Anything not too juicy would work well. There’s an arabic word for it: haneen which translates to longing/nostalgia etc.. Glad the world is seeing the softer side of Lebanon :) Reply, David, I just remembered that there is a famous chocolate shop at the Beirut airport. I’d still like to know how it compares to “real” Lebanese food, so if anyone else has been there, check in! https://www.olivemagazine.com/.../best-ever-middle-eastern-mezze-recipes I felt like I was eating at all times of the days. Lebanese Mezze Ideas. Doe de ui, komkommer, peterselie en munt in een kom bij de couscous Roer goed door elkaar, breng op smaak met peper, zout, citroensap en olijfolie. It was markedly different and much to my preference. Je dient je inschrijving te bevestigen, hiervan krijg je meteen een bericht. Thanks for bringing Lebanon to Los Angeles. Reply, Yes, I am with Meg, Le Bois Le Vent in Passy is really excellent! We love their hummus and flat bread, the tabbouleh (served there as you describe, with just a little bulgur) and fatoush–we’ve been there 4 or 5 times and get these same first courses every visit. It is made up of an assortment of chips and dips, fritters and fries, salads and relishes. As a vegetarian I would love this way of eating to become more common in the UK, so much more interesting than a single dollop of risotto or pasta. Everything from more chickpeas, to za’atar, pine nuts, sumac, and even preserved lamb cooked in its own fat (awarma) are spooned in the oily well and scooped up. Reply, I love the green plums! Posts may contain affiliate, sponsorship and/or partnership links for products Food Babe has approved and researched herself. Here are some of her favourite recipes, not only from her … Stamp de chilipeper (sambal), komijn en zout in een vijzel. The meze-style spread is common throughout the Mediterranean and Middle East and one of our favorite ways to eat. Of course, since we were brought in by a friend, we were given the best treatment and the most delectable dishes, but I still remember trying to decide if it would be horribly rude to lick the hummus plate. I am drooling and it’s only 10 AM here. They’re chopped so fine in the picture I found it’s impossible to tell. Easy mezze platter From a quick hummus to a moreish baba ganoush, turn to Turkish, Lebanese and Greek influences for our easy mezze recipes. Mezze Vegetarian. Wow, that looks like one delicious holiday! Fortunately I never had to, because true to his word, each More and more “regular” people have found the shop, among the spices, nuts, seeds, excellent meat (everything you can eat on a duck for instance). Lebanese mezza. Lebanese Pita Bread Hummus – blended creamy chickpeas with fresh garlic, lemon juice and Tahini Baba Ghanoush – smoky roasted and mashed aubergine with fresh garlic, lemon juice and Tahini Tzatziki – Greek yoghurt with cucumber and fresh mint. And while it’s hard to resist dipping the pita or saj bread into absolutely everything within reach, you need to steel yourself for the main courses, which will arrive just when you think you can’t eat any more. I just returned from Israel and they too are snackers. Tabbouleh – f inely chopped parsley, tomato and onion mixed with bulgur with olive oil and lemon juice Het is gemaakt van een soort bladerdeeg, gevuld met gemalen stukjes noot, kruiden, geraspte schil van citrusvruchten en honing. RT : SvanLieshout: Mezze: heerlijke Arabische voorgerechten https://t.co/aoJxslX3WC #food #syrieazie, ’t water loopt mij in de mond,mmm,wat een lekkernijen, printen en eens maken en heerlijk eten, smakelijke tip, Mezze: heerlijke Arabische voorgerechten http://t.co/59xuPdKtxd. nothing beats waking up to fresh milk and yogurt and man’oushi made on the spot by the elderly woman across the road. Get recipes and blog posts sent right to your Inbox! Close enough to warrant a trip. just what i needed out here in l.a. where i’m discovering so many people are from lebanon (even if they first self-identify as armenian). Really (really) sad and unfortunate about the situation in Syria. Reply, More painfully tantalising deliciousness! Een van mijn beste herinneringen aan vijf jaar in het Midden-Oosten is het eten en dan vooral de Mezzeh (of mezze), voorgerechten uit de Libanese, Syrische, Jordaanse en Egyptische keuken. The Lebanese are real “snackers”, a point brought home by Mazen Hajjar, the owner of 961, Lebanon’s first (and only) craft brewery that told me if I went into someone’s home in Lebanon and they offered a drink – but no bowl of nuts or seeds, “You should go…just get up and leave immediately.”. Interestingly, they also sold tubs of both at the airport as well. I will be adding this to the roster! My roommate got electrolysis (I was so sheltered back then) from a Lebanese woman who always sent her home with homemade labneh. :( Reply, I love a Lebanese Meze, just made one for lunch today in fact. Big, generous, leafy salads figure into Lebanese cuisine and I couldn’t get enough Fattoush, a mixed bowl of lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and fried or toasted pita chips, all seasoned with a dusting of sumac and pomegranate molasses. Reply. When people ask me if I miss living in Paris, my answer is always no – but that restaurant is one of the few things I really do miss having in my life! By all the gods – the very best! Lekker eten is een optelsom van de onderdelen. Green Za’atar recipe:2 tablespoons minced fresh thyme Spreid de uitgelekte yoghurt op een platte schotel, bestrooi met een beetje olijfolie, sesamzaad en tijm. Is it mint? In Paris, my husband had a Lebanese colleague who took the work group out to a Lebanese resto run by friends of his in Paris. I’ll never eat my tabbouleh without lettuce or cabbage again! Their fried rolls of cheese have my mouth watering just at the memory, absolutely delicious. Did you get a chance to explore the countryside? !!!!! Authentic Lebanese Food – HUGE MEZZE + MEAT PLATTER in Beirut, Lebanon! Reply, Wonderful. Despite it’s name, I think it’s pretty authentic Lebanese fare. Other pre-meze snacks include very young green almonds, and Lebanese people eat the entire thing – fuzzy green casing and all. David, If you weren’t in NYC on Monday, I saw your twin. 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