How do food lovers give good wishes to someone who leaves work to go on an overseas trip? Well, we have an international potluck of course! Today, we did just that and so I decided to make a couple of Mediterranean contributions to the event. I decided to make two items for this simply because I had several leftover ingredients I knew I could use before they reached their expiry dates. Also, I recently got a new Cuisinart food processor for a birthday present and so decided I would make good use of my new kitchen addition (so far, I love that thing!).
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Tagged appetizer, Cheesecake, dip, Falafel, Garlic, hamos, hommos, hommous, hommus, homos, honey, houmous, hummos, hummus, Italian, jordanian, lavash, Lebanese, lemon, levant, mascarpone, Mediterranean, olive oil, orange, Paprika, potluck, Ricotta, shortbread, syrian, Tahini, zest
Marhaba! Kifkun? Recently I took a two-week vacation to Lebanon and I can tell you this was the best thing I have ever done! The trip made good sense since fellow Taste-Bud (and good friend) Viviane is one of the Lebanese natives. I had the chance to have a Taste-Bud-guided trip to an exotic place where many foods saw their beginning and where history is everywhere, so I thought why not?
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Tagged Arak, ashta, Falafel, grape leaves, hommos, hommous, hummus, kabab, knefeh, labneh, Lebanese, Lebanon, Mediterranean, middle eastern, tabbouleh, tabbouli, Tahini, Vacation, Wara Einab