Eggplant Fatteh (Fatteh Batenjen)

Eggplant Fatteh Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Lebanese cooking class!   Fatteh comes from the Arabic verb to ‘break up’ or ‘crumble’, which is what’s done to the stale flatbread in this eggplant fatteh recipe. Fatteh is one of those ingenious peasant dishes created to ensure nothing goes to waste and it’s a […]

Salmon Tails with Yoghurt Sauce

Salmon Tails with Yoghurt Sauce Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Lebanese cooking class!   These salmon tails with yoghurt sauce are as easy and delicious as dinner gets. Salmon tail is a tasty and great value alternative to thicker pieces of fillet and, like all fish, is best cooked with the skin on, […]

Labneh (Strained Yoghurt)

Labneh Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Lebanese cooking class!   This popular Lebanese dip is sometimes referred to as a cheese, but it’s really just strained yoghurt (sometimes called hung yoghurt). It takes a day or so to make, but next-to-no hands-on time. Apart from yoghurt and salt, all you need is some […]

Laban Matboukh (Lebanese Yoghurt Sauce)

Laban Matboukh (Yoghurt Sauce) Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Lebanese cooking class! Cooked yoghurt sauces are popular in the Levant, Turkey and parts of Central Asia. Some are stabilised with cornflour, but Middle Eastern food expert Anissa Helou recommends egg, which I prefer as it gives a very stable result without changing the […]

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