Mama's Lebanese Kitchen - Traditional Lebanese Recipes http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com Traditional Lebanese Recipes Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:03:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=164 Easy Baked Fish With Garlic Lemon Marinadehttp://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/sea-food/easy-baked-fish-garlic-lemon-marinade/ http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/sea-food/easy-baked-fish-garlic-lemon-marinade/#comments Sat, 28 Jun 2014 03:06:10 +0000 http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/?p=5141 Baked Red Snapper RecipeWhen my father used to go on a diet and seafood was served for lunch, mom used to bake him this simple garlic and lemon fish versus the fried fish us kids used to enjoy. This baked fish recipe tastes awesome grilled on mesquite charcoal as well. “zayt w toom w hamud” which means oil, ...]]> http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/sea-food/easy-baked-fish-garlic-lemon-marinade/feed/ 1 Lebanese Fruit Cocktail With Rose Water Ashta Creamhttp://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/desserts/lebanese-fruit-cocktail-recipe-rose-water-ashta-cream/ http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/desserts/lebanese-fruit-cocktail-recipe-rose-water-ashta-cream/#comments Sat, 07 Jun 2014 23:10:00 +0000 http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/?p=5121 Lebanese Fruit CocktailOne of the many street foods you could encounter while roaming Lebanese cities is an all-time favorite special fruit cocktail that is garnished with nuts, ashta cream and honey. There are many variations of the cocktail, and what we’re featuring in this post is what’s referred to as “cocktail shikaf” which translates to “fruit chunks cocktail”. Anatomy of ...]]> http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/desserts/lebanese-fruit-cocktail-recipe-rose-water-ashta-cream/feed/ 2 Original Lebanese Ashta Recipe – Clotted Cream With Rose Waterhttp://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/vegetarian/ashta-recipe-clotted-cream-rose-water/ http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/vegetarian/ashta-recipe-clotted-cream-rose-water/#comments Thu, 11 Jul 2013 06:46:31 +0000 http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/?p=4896 Lebanese Ashta RecipeWhat is Ashta (Kashta)? If you’re familiar with Arabic and Lebanese sweets, you would know that “Ashta” is a major ingredient and is considered as the king of fillers.  Ashta is a slang word for “Kashta” in classical Arabic, which refers to clotted cream prepared with rose water and orange blossom water. Ashta is used ...]]> http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/vegetarian/ashta-recipe-clotted-cream-rose-water/feed/ 10 Simple Fruit Salad Recipe: Lebanese Stylehttp://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/vegetarian/simple-fruit-salad-recipe/ http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/vegetarian/simple-fruit-salad-recipe/#comments Tue, 09 Apr 2013 04:08:48 +0000 http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/?p=4808 Lebanese Fruit Cocktail RecipeJust Fast Food For the FOB When I first got off the boat in the US in the mid 90’s, one of the things that surprised me was the lack of healthy food options around. In fact, virtually all stores and restaurants in that small Midwest college town served what seemed like chain-grade processed food. ...]]> http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/vegetarian/simple-fruit-salad-recipe/feed/ 0 Baked Fish With Sumac and Oregano Spiceshttp://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/sea-food/sumac-oregano-pulled-baked-fish-recipe/ http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/sea-food/sumac-oregano-pulled-baked-fish-recipe/#comments Fri, 04 Jan 2013 18:20:47 +0000 http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/?p=4497 oregano-baked-fish-6Whenever I think of this dish my mouth waters! It sure teases the tongue with a barrage of complex flavors from earthy spices like Oregano/Thyme, Sumac and garlic along with green and red peppers. Mom has been baking this fish for a long time yet she doesn’t have a consistent official name for it. For ...]]> http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/sea-food/sumac-oregano-pulled-baked-fish-recipe/feed/ 22 Baba Ghanouj – Roasted Eggplants With Garlic and Tahinihttp://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/dips/baba-ghanouj-recipe/ http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/dips/baba-ghanouj-recipe/#comments Sun, 18 Nov 2012 18:50:25 +0000 http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/?p=4432 Baba Ghanouj RecipeWe just came back from a visit to Lebanon and in the process captured a whole bunch of recipes straight from Mama’s kitchen. This Baba Ghanouj recipe is our first installment for now. Baba Ghanouj is made by mashing roasted eggplants with Tahini paste, some garlic, and a bit of white vinegar to help lighten ...]]> http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/dips/baba-ghanouj-recipe/feed/ 14 Juice Fast Days 11-15: Going Back to Normal, and Conclusionshttp://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/juice-fast/juice-fast-day-15-advice/ http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/juice-fast/juice-fast-day-15-advice/#comments Sun, 16 Sep 2012 22:11:11 +0000 http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/?p=4358 Juice Diet Fruits Veggies RainbowLast night I concluded my 15-day Juice Diet journey and it feels good to go back to normal life, almost. The next few days I need to ease back into my normal diet, with slowly introducing animal-based fats and proteins otherwise I could shock my body and get sick if I go at it at ...]]> http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/juice-fast/juice-fast-day-15-advice/feed/ 0 Juice Fast Days 7-10 of 15: Facing Temptationshttp://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/juice-fast/juice-fast-day-7-10/ http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/juice-fast/juice-fast-day-7-10/#comments Tue, 11 Sep 2012 17:22:10 +0000 http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/?p=4235 Sarah's PlateI didn’t drop off the fasting I’m still on, and so is Lino (Lee). We just had an issue with the website over the past few days and couldn’t make an update so for now we’re going to update days 7-10 in one post. As those 4 days went by, I personally felt lighter inside ...]]> http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/juice-fast/juice-fast-day-7-10/feed/ 4 Juice Fast Day 6 of 15: Saggy Pants!http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/juice-fast/juice-diet-day-6/ http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/juice-fast/juice-diet-day-6/#comments Thu, 06 Sep 2012 20:44:35 +0000 http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/?p=4219 purple-juiceI wore one of my regular jeans today and was walking around the house when I heard my wife’s sweet giggles at my saggy pants.   Apparently, and even though  I haven’t lost that much weight yet, however the juice fast seems to have put me in a position of needing a belt for my current ...]]> http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/juice-fast/juice-diet-day-6/feed/ 4 Juice Fast Day 5 of 15: Afghan Food Temptationshttp://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/juice-fast/juice-diet-day-5/ http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/juice-fast/juice-diet-day-5/#comments Wed, 05 Sep 2012 22:21:13 +0000 http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/?p=4195 Jug of Mean Green Juice - Juice FastDay 5 marks the end of phase I of this dieting where solid veggies and fruits are allowed. Over the next 5 days, the goal is to have nothing but pure juices, and no solids, and then end with another 5 days where solid fruits and veggies are introduced back. Today I felt a relatively ...]]> http://www.mamaslebanesekitchen.com/juice-fast/juice-diet-day-5/feed/ 0