MANAEESH: little pizza-style delicacies
(Za’atar or Cheese or meet)
MUHAMMARA: fresh peppers, ground walnuts, breadcrumbs, and olive oil. It may also contain garlic, salt, lemon juice, pomegranate molasses, and sometimes spices (e.g.cumin). It may be garnished with mint leaves.
LABAN WA KHYAR : YOGURT DIP & CUCUMBER SAUCE
WARAK ENEB- Grape-vine rolls with rice and meat
FATAYER: vegetarian or meat or cheese pies
KEBBEH: (Fried) made of bulgur (cracked wheat), minced onions, and finely ground lean beef, lamb, or goat meat with spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, clove).
Kebbeh Fel Seeneeyeh –same as above but Oven cooked
Lamb Stuffed Zucchini/Pepper- (Vegetarian or Meat)
MUJADDARA (VEGETARIAN): Containing rice, lentils and garnished with Sautéed onions.
RUZ MA MUKASSARAT (VEGETARIAN OR MEAT) : Rice with mixed nuts
MAKLOUBEH: Rice, Eggplant, chicken, topped with fried pine nuts
BERAK FEL LAHMEH: Crunchy meat pie with pine nuts inside
FALAFEL: Made with chickpeas and seasoned with parsley, cumin and garlic
KATAYEF: Thin pancakes- stuffed with cheese or nut filling, and are then sealed and baked or fried
KUNAFA: Its base is mild, stretchy white cheese filled with fresh mozzarella, ricotta and mascarpone –with a topping of rich semolina pastry, and soaked in sweet sauce
MUHALLABIA: A creamy pudding with chopped pistachios sprinkled on top