Monday, September 17, 2007

Cuisine at the Eastern end of the Mediterranean: Kibbe, tabouli, hummus, pita bread

Syrian Meal: Kibbe
Originally uploaded by Paul Germanos
Kibbe, ground lamb with ground onion and bulgar wheat, may be baked or eaten raw.

Tabouli isi a cold salad made from ground wheat, onion, tomatoes, mint, olive oil and spices.

Hummus is a thick sauce, or dip, that is made from ground chick peas (aka garbanzo beans) and olive oil. It is usually eaten with the flat pocket bread, or pita.

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