Posts Tagged “Arab food”

Malfouf — the Rice and Roll of the Middle East

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Malfouf — the Rice and Roll of the Middle East

Malfouf — the Rice and Roll of the Middle East Published courtesy of ArabAmerica.com By Blanche Shaheen Arab America Contributing Writer The word “malfouf” in Arabic means both “cabbage” and “rolled.” So in Arab culture, cooks must have felt that it was only natural to roll up the cabbage around rice, and the popular dish…

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You can make Kibbeh, yes you can

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You can make Kibbeh, yes you can

You can make Kibbeh, yes you can Kibbeh (kubbah) or friend “football shaped” burghul stuffed with diced lamb and browned sliced almonds is a popular side dish delicacy of the Mediterranean diet and a staple of most Arab meals. It’s tricky but you can do it By Ray Hanania One of my absolute favorite Middle…

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An Olive a day can improve your health

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An Olive a day can improve your health

An Olive a day can improve your health Have an Olive Day – Interaceituna and the European Union Promote a Healthy Lifestyle amazing Mediterranean recipes for this summer as gazpacho, Spanish omelets with olives and olive burgers which highlight the taste and rich flavor of the European olives. Olives give us that touch of flavor that…

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Middle East Recipes: Stuffed Grape Leaves

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Middle East Recipes: Stuffed Grape Leaves

Shesh Besh Arab-Israeli recipes: Lamb and rice Stuffed Grape Leaves recipe. Aaron Hanania and Ray Hanania make stuffed grape leaves and show you how you can make it too, whether you are Arab, Israeli, Palestinian or Jewish. It’s one of the most popular Mediterranean food recipes. Video and story By Aaron Hanania and Ray Hanania Your…

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Recipe: Arabian fried rice with lamb

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Recipe: Arabian fried rice with lamb

Recipe: Arabian fried rice with lamb. Diced lamb mixed with fried rice, served hot. Blending Mediterranean and Asian cuisine into the perfect mix. Arabian fried rice with lamb is an easy to prepare variation of a very popular Asian food dish and it might open the door to learning more about the spread of the Arab World…

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Stuffed green peppers, healthy and tasty

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Stuffed green peppers, healthy and tasty

While it takes a labor of love, and time, to make stuffed grape leaves and stuffed zucchini, an faster recipe alternative is stuffed green peppers. Stuffed with small lamb chunks and rice in a spicy pre-broth, stuffed green peppers make for an exciting meal. By Ray Hanania Arabs love to stuff vegetables with spiced lamb…

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