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3 Recipes From The Heart Of A Lebanese Kitchen

In Bayrut: The Cookbook, Hisham Assaad takes us on a food tour of Lebanon’s exhilarating and chaotic capital, Beirut. The ever-changing city means that food has evolved into an exciting character of its own, and it shows in the popularity of Lebanese cuisine. Famed for its varied and flavorful regional…

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Topped Lebanese Flatbreads

Try these Topped Lebanese Flatbreads from the new cookbook, Bayrut. What came first: pizza or manouche? Of course, we’d say manouche, and back it up with facts (real or made up, it doesn’t matter) about how it came from our region. A manouche (plural: manaeesh) is a round flatbread,…

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Hummus With Soujok-Spiced Beef

Try this Hummus With Soujok-Spiced Beef from the new cookbook, Bayrut. Soujok are Armenian spicy sausages and the flavor is so distinct that I love using them in other breakfast recipes, such as sausages and eggs on toast, or chopped up in shakshuka.

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Semolina & Coconut Cake

Try this Semolina & Coconut Cake from the new cookbook, Bayrut. Nammoura is a fudgy, moist coconut cake with semolina and yoghurt as a base. There are a couple of recipes for it in my mom’s old recipe book, but I asked her for the easiest and most fail-safe…

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Grilled Halloumi Salad

This healthy meal-in-a-bowl is a riff on Lebanese fattoush, but it has a lot more vegetables and is rounded out with some decadent grilled halloumi cheese (its star ingredient). Try out this quick and cool midweek meal recipe and enjoy it all summer long.

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Spiced Walnuts & Olives Recipe

Party snacks from Napa Valley chef Cindy Pawlcyn.