The app also reflects its Lebanese nature; a quick search in the calorie counter comes up with the likes of hummus and baba ghanouj
Hummus and pita chips, baba ghanouj
and stuffed grape leaves are arranged artfully with an assortment of olives and whole almonds.
The baba ghanouj
, a Levantine dish of eggplant mashed and mixed with virgin olive oil and various seasonings, was to die for, as was the spinach sambousek that screamed Lebanon.
After experiencing the health restoring potential of a vegan diet, Lydia Eskander recognized that her own native Lebanese cuisine - including virtually every dish from creamy rich hommos to tangy baba ghanouj
- fit perfectly into the nutritious vegan diet.
They know hummus, they know tabbouleh, they know baba ghanouj
, because they eat them in restaurants.
The warm fresh loaves would then be laid out for breakfast alongside dishes of falafel, chopped tomatoes, the aubergine dip called baba ghanouj
, olives and fried eggs.
The salads and dips - tabulah, cucumber and yogurt, and hummus - come in two sizes, for $4 or $5, with baba ghanouj
at 25 cents more.
Chicken souvlaki; hummus; grilled or baked seafood; baked aubergine l GI Treat: Baba ghanouj
(roast aubergine spread)
If you want to pick and choose, each of these items, as well as sides such as baba ghanouj
, Kalamata olives, and labneh (drained yogurt with spices) are available a la carte for $2 to $3.
Recommended items: Hummus, baba ghanouj
, tabbouleh, lamb and vegetable soup, shawarma chicken, shish tawouk, fatoush feta salad, chicken sautee, stuffed grape leaves (with vegetables served cold, with lamb served hot), spinach or ground lamb turnovers, baklava.
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For those fasting, Khanafer suggests the following dishes in particular: foul, lentil soup, vegetarian stuffed grape leaves, hummus, balila, baba ghanouj
, vegetarian green beans, vegetarian okra, vegetarian Lebanese moussakaa, lentil kibbeh, pumpkin kibbeh, falafel, spinach stuffed fatayer, vegetarian stuffed Swiss chard, stuffed zucchini and eggplant in oil and muhammara.