Posts Tagged “rice”

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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Mansaf, one of the most important Arab recipes

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Mansaf, one of the most important Arab recipes

Mansaf, one of the most important Arab recipes When you think of the romantic lifestyle of the Arab in the desert, you think of camels, black and white stallions, heavy black tents, flowing robes, and a silver platter of one of the Arab World’s favorite recipes, Mansaf (Mensif, Mensiff). This lamb and rice dish heaped…

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Rising Lamb costs changing Middle East food market

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Rising Lamb costs changing Middle East food market

Rising Lamb costs changing Middle East food market The rising cost of lamb meat is forcing many Middle East and Arab restaurants to change their menus, offering cheaper and less appealing “ground beef” as an alternative to the more costly lamb, and it is having a negative impact on the quality of food served at…

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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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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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Rutgers students applaud Rice decision to withdraw as Commencement speaker

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Rutgers students applaud Rice decision to withdraw as  Commencement speaker

Rutgers students applaud Rice decision to withdraw as  Commencement speaker By Ray Hanania Students at Rutgers University celebrated the decision by controversial former U.S Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to withdraw as a commencement speaker after students and teachers protested noting her key involvement in alleged war crimes that took place in Iraq and Afghanistan while serving under former President George…

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