Lebanese cuisine does not need introductions as it's one of the most delicious worldwide. Food is an important element of a successful trip and Lebanese people know exactly how to satisfy visitors. They cook with their heart and can satisfy both lovers of savory and sweet flavors.
Hummus & Baba Ghanoush
These are two very well-known Arabic dishes with tahini as the basic ingredient. The main difference is that hummus is made from chickpeas, while Baba Ghanoush is made from eggplant. Try the wonderful creamy salads as appetizers accompanied by Arabic pie. Although these are two popular dishes in the Arab world, in Lebanon you will taste their most delicious versions.
Tabouleh salad is one of the most popular dishes in the country and the predominant ingredient is parsley. This cool salad apart from parsley has also lemon juice, fine oatmeal, spring onion and / or dried onion, tomato, mint, olive oil.
This is a wonderful and very fresh salad. It's made of several Mediterranean vegetables, pieces of baked Arabic pie, olive oil, lemon and the oriental spice sumac.
Lebanese "pizza" is a delicious snack, which is made from fresh dough that is baked in the oven while you may find it in a variety of ingredients. The locals eat it mainly for breakfast.
Lebanese kafta is made from minced lamb, beef or chicken, which is mixed with parsley and onion. This is the Lebanese version of kebab and is served plain, usually accompanied by pie and vegetables.
Try the national drink of Lebanon in combination with local snacks. Arak is a drink with anise and a high percentage of alcohol. You may drink it with ice and water.
Certainly the list of wonderful Lebanese dishes is endless. To all the above it's worth adding the famous falafel (chickpea meatballs), the unique fatteh, a dish with main ingredients pie, yogurt, chickpeas and olive oil, Lebanese meatballs (kibbe) in various flavors, the syrupy sweets that you will find everywhere, but also the delicious kiunefe that you will find throughout the Middle East besides Lebanon.