Gastrodiplomacy: An Initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants – Our Borders are the World!
Photo: Diplomat Rasha el Haddad; Ahmad Hoteit Ph.D., president of the Syndicate of Lebanese Food Industrialists; Director General of the Ministry of Culture Ali Samad, Ph.D.; Minister of Economy and Trade Raed Khoury; Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gebran Bassil; Minister of Tourism Avedis Guidanian; and Tony Rami, president of the Syndicate of Restaurant Owners, […]
The provision of Bed & Breakfast is a rising trend in Lebanon. It offers tourists, or even locals, a glimpse of the country’s exceptional culinary, historical and social heritage. Photos by: Natheer Halawani, Diaa Arfan, Rene Schulthoff, Leia Gorra and Paul Gorra, One of the most unique things about Lebanon is its distinct human […]
The namliyeh remains in the corner of our grandparents’ kitchen as a witness of the past amid the rapid technological evolution. Photos by: Diane Aftimos The refrigerator is common in any household nowadays. Refrigerators nowadays have so many different features, sizes, colors and shapes, that it is sometimes difficult to decide which one to […]
Some might describe it as a creamy, savory, decadent appetizer with numerous nutritional values. Others may think of it as mesmerizing and purely satisfying to their pallet. Still others would cross heaven and hell to claim it as their own, whether you’re a native Lebanese resident or a member of the vast diaspora, one […]
Lebanon and Greece play a major role in Effi Shammas’s cuisine. According to her, both countries have many similarities. It starts with their “joie de vivre”, their common deep family roots and ends with their love for sharing food. Family and friends gathering would be incomplete without a big table filled with different mezzés. However, […]