Tag: Lebanon

This Full-Course Meal Pizza Combines Appetizers, Main Course and Dessert in One

January 16, 2014 // 3:17 pm

The Patriot is a seven-course flatbread pizza created by Al Sanior, a cozy restaurant located in Lebanon. The table-length meal was spotted by Marc Kharrat during a night out in Beirut and he tells us the place gets packed during late hours.

This pizza behemoth has become…

Think About: Ketchup on a Pizza

July 27, 2010 // 1:12 am

It wasn’t until a trip overseas last summer in the Middle East, during a taste-testting of some delicious pizza, did I uncover a weird pizza eating technique among some of my relatives. I actually wanted to pose this post as more of a discussion, because…

Craving: Ma'moul Cookies

May 19, 2009 // 8:12 am

A few days ago I was directed to a recipe of one of my favorite childhood sweets, Ma’moul cookies. To those unfamiliar, ma’moul are small shortbread-like pastries filled with either dates, pistachios, walnuts, figs or other onhand ingredients. Notably popular in Middle Eastern countries such…

Lebanese Man's Supersized Spud

December 23, 2008 // 3:39 am

Lebanese farmer Khalil Semhat holds the incredible, in the picture above. What you’re looking at is not a disgruntled Mr. Potato Head, but rather a 24.9 lb potato, grown in the southern Lebanese city of Tyre. At 56 years old, Semhat says he’s been working the land…