Cookies! They are not just something we eat.
Learn to make Lebanese mezze in a private online class!
Approximately 1.5 hours
English, French or Arabic
Learn to make traditional Lebanese mezze (starters) from family recipes
Private, one-on-one online instruction with a Beirut resident
Scheduled mutually at your convenience (host lives in Beirut, Lebanon (GMT+3))
Customization available for dietary restrictions or preferences
Recipes and ingredients list will be emailed in advance of class
Travel from your own home and learn Lebanese culinary traditions!
WHAT WILL YOU COOK TOGETHER:
Hummus, a popular Middle-eastern dip made from chickpeas and sesame paste
Baba ghanouj, a savory roasted eggplant dish with tahini
Tabbouleh, a lemony herb and bulgur salad
1 cup chickpeas (if using dried chickpeas, soak overnight)
6 tbsp tahini paste
1 lemon, zested
2-3 fresh lemons, juiced
1 big eggplant
2 bunches parsley
1 bunch mint
3/4 cup olive oil
3/4 cup fine brown bulgur wheat
Ground allspice to taste
Ground black pepper to taste
Ground cinnamon to taste
Salt to taste
About your host
Tania , Lebanon
Tania is an agronomist and food safety specialist who loves singing, playing the piano, and traveling. Her parents may also be part of your Traveling Spoon experience and will help with the cooking and hosting. Her father is a former butcher and is very serious about his meats! Now he is retired and grows fruits and vegetables in their family garden on the outskirts of Beirut. He also enjoys making his own arak (the Lebanese national alcoholic drink made from grapes and anise seeds). Most of the produce for the home comes from the garden and is local, fresh and organic. Tania’s mother is a home cook who has been cooking traditional meals for the family all her life using family recipes. They are a family who enjoys gardening, talking about food, cooking and eating together. Enjoy learning to make three of the most popular Lebanese mezze - hummus, baba ghanouj and tabbouleh during this interactive, online class that gives you a glimpse into Lebanese food and culture.
$25 initial guest
+ $15 each additional screen
HOW IT WORKS
Submit a request and get connected with your host
Pay invoice sent to your email and receive confirmation details and class link
Meet your host online at your agreed time for your private cooking lesson!