Lebanese cuisine: taste and flavor

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Do you enjoy Lebanese cuisine or just now you meet her? It is never too early or too late to learn something extra!

When you say Lebanon you can not think as a holiday destination because of the tumultuous history, but Lebanese food can take place, its wealth of dishes that are more or less savory.

Lebanese cuisine is known for preparations taste healthier than the Western model, based mainly on light meats, chicken, fish and mutton, vegetables, dairy or herbs in different forms.

The Lebanese cuisine Mediterranean influences are found in the form of olive oil used in abundance or fresh fruit such as oranges, lemons, grapefruit.

Lebanese cuisine places a high value on "meze", a display of small portions, cold and hot, so varied that can cover an entire meal with ease.

If you still have not made contact with Lebanese cuisine, surely by now you'll want to do it more often!

Specific weight of Lebanon begins with cold appetizers, hot appetizers continuous, which are followed by grilled fish, beef or chicken and finally dessert. Coffee and tea hookah come together and announce the end of the meal.

Interestingly, in Lebanon is a disrespect to serve coffee to start the meal, it could be interpreted that you want to figure out invitations.

Entrees were without exception a creamy consistency can be seasoned in many ways and generally eat by hand by dipping pieces of pita bread or vegetables in the dish.

In matters of Lebanese menus, recipes and quick Homme with chickpeas beans, garlic, meat or roasted pine nuts, creamy Labneh (obtained by draining the whey from a complete non-fat yogurt) or Baba Gannoush (which is not much different than the Romanian version of battered eggplant salad) are so sought after by tourists and appreciated, that they are so good news was spread all over the world.

Another delicious option is presented as "real taste" of Lebanon, Kibbeh Nayeh, a type of minced meat, but denied but rather covered in olive oil and onions, bulgur (wheat variety) and seasoned.

Two of the most popular cold appetizers are Tabbouleh and Fattoush, the first being a flavorful blend of chopped parsley, crushed wheat and olive oil, and Fattoush is preparing fresh seasonal fruit, and pomegranate sauce or fried pieces of pita bread, as permanent ingredients.

In terms of meat, a Lebanese cuisine will find shaving Asfour, which means "sparrow's head" because of the shape and size they have small pieces of beef or chicken, and Sarh, in which to store large pieces (pieces Meat fried in oil and spices served with lemon or pomegranate sauce).

Many Lebanese desserts are prepared mostly with honey or rosewater. Lebanese cuisine offers desserts like Osmalia (noodles stuffed with walnuts, pistachios or curd), Kashta (milk, honey, pistachio) or end table in traditional style with a fruit plate.

 

 

Autor: Irina B.

Sursa photo: wallpaperstravel.com

 

Published in: iunie 2013
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