Za’atar Manoushe

1 tsp dry yeast 2 tbsp warm water 1 tsp sugar Mix in a bowl and leave it until it is frothy. 1 cup plain flour 1 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup warm water 2 tbsp olive oil Combine everything and knead for FOREVER, it took 3 knead cycles in my bread machine…

Fasolia Beans with Rice

(Insert little snippet here) Usually I would rack my brain for 20 minutes to come up with a little paragraph to insert here that is somehow related to the recipe. But today is not one of those days. So here is the recipe and a cat to make up for the lack of effort. 2…

Za’atar Sweet Potato Hash

My Mother-in-law brought us a giant baggie of za’artar and it’s been sitting in my cupboard for quite a while now. I’m not quite sure what the shelf life of za’artar is, but I’m pretty sure it isn’t forever; despite what the Lebanese balls-and-chain says. So I finally decided that it was time to crack it…

Lebanese Stuffed Veggies

Ok, so the only truly Lebanese thing about this is the rice stuffing. I’ve been informed by the Lebanese-authenticity-auditor-whom-I-married that apparently I used the wrong kind of cabbage. Plus, they don’t usually stuff capsicums, only cabbage leaves and cucumbers… To which I responded that I sent you to the supermarket to get lettuce but you…