The best way to enjoy the taste of Lebanon is to savor the street-style. Food served from these stands has been a part of our culture for a number of millennia, and it’s not surprising that people love to eat here during summertime when everything about this country is fresh. From the flowers that are sold in close proximity to vendors selling their wares everywhere or even sitting by an open fire pit sharing stories under starry skies. There’s nothing better than savoring the food that local cooks are able to provide you with.
The most traditional Lebanese shish kebab is made from lamb marinated in an ingredient mix that consists of salt, garlic, pepper, and any other spices. The meat is then grilled to perfection, with other vegetables such as mushrooms, onions or capsicum as well as cherry tomatoes. The meals are easy to carry and can be eaten anywhere, including during travel.
The delicious taste of a Shawarma sandwich is simply amazing. It is made from thinly sliced marinated pork that has been slow-roasted for hours using a skewer in a vertical position. The meat is perfect with tahini sauce salad tomato onion pickles, and chicken.
This sandwich is the best! They can be found almost anywhere.
It is a delight to eat falafel wraps regardless of whether or not you are vegetarian, vegan or just a lover of delicious food. The highlight is these fried balls made up from chickpeas that have been seasoned with spices such as coriander & cumin together with garlic chili powder. they’re then formed into small cones before being wrapped in pita bread and topped with pickles of lettuce and onion pepper rings -and Tahini sauce (who would not want a little extra dipping?). You can enjoy this unique dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Kebbeh is Lebanon’s national dish and has been consumed since the beginning of time. It is made from burghul (a kind of wheat that has been cracked) diced onions, ground meat that is usually lamb however sometimes other meats are also used like chicken or beef chopped pine nuts and an variety of spices from salt, pepper, cumin Cayenne to cinnamon, it may even be spiced up with heat by the addition of chilies too. These ingredients are thoroughly combined and then cooked until golden brown , before being eaten in a raw form, but more often formed into small cylinders, or cooked further over flame where you may add additional vegetables such as green beans in a chimichurri in the style of.
Kheer bandooki is the meat lover’s ideal come to life. This street food is made from ground meat, chicken and beef. It’s cooked to perfection and then shaped into cigar-shaped circular cylinders. After cooking on an open flame, it’s grilled on skewers. You can enjoy your ‘kafta’ straight off the skewers or wrap it in pita bread and eat whatever salad ingredients you prefer or whatever is left after all the pickles made with dill.
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