Posts Tagged “Mediterranean Diet”

Ziyad Tahini named “Best” Tasting by national magazine

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Ziyad Tahini named “Best” Tasting by national magazine

Ziyad Tahini named “Best” Tasting by national magazine Cook’s Illustrated crowns the Mediterranean food company’s Tahini as their favorite among leading brands. Cooks Illustrated, the iconic magazine that investigates how and why recipes work, named Ziyad brand All Natural Tahini as the best tasting sesame seed paste on the market. The recognition is the result…

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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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Study shows Extra-Virgin Olive Oil preserves memory

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Study shows Extra-Virgin Olive Oil preserves memory

Study shows Extra-Virgin Olive Oil preserves memory Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory and Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s Disease, New Research at Temple Shows. Study prepared by the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of…

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Christian Arab, Chaldean Arabian omelettes

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Christian Arab, Chaldean Arabian omelettes

Christian Arab, Chaldean Arabian omelette pita sandwiches. An unusual breakfast sandwich of egg omelettes, cheese, pita bread and your favorite meat (bacon, ham or lamb slices) By Ray Hanania Christian Arabs throughout the Middle East and the Levant and Chaldeans, Middle East Christians mainly from Iraq, often enjoy a breakfast sandwich omelette prepared with flat…

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Recipe: Arabian lamb, egg skillet for breakfast

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Recipe: Arabian lamb, egg skillet for breakfast

Long before we had technology to chill food, the early bedouins and family clans in Palestine, Jordan and the Levant including Syria and Lebanon, learned to cook using common sense. Lamb and goat were small animals and turned out to be a great meat source. Cattle would have been wasted. A breakfast was always an…

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