Posts From Habeeb Salloum

The Tart Taste of Sumac

February 1, 2016

Middle Eastern Condiment Adds Zing to Winter Meals (Editor’s note: According to The Plant Encyclopedia[1], the name Sumac can apply to any one of 250...

Recipe: Stuffed Grape Leaves with Sumac (Mihshee Waraq Inab ma’ Summaq)

February 1, 2016

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘The Tart Taste of Sumac‘. Although rolling grape leaves is a tedious task, the end justifies the means. These are...

Recipe: Sumac Zucchini Dip

February 1, 2016

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘The Tart Taste of Sumac‘. Easy and quick to prepare, this is a flavourful and smooth dip with an extra...

Recipe: Olives with Za’tar

February 1, 2016

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘The Tart Taste of Sumac‘. For a new kick on olives, try marinating them in this mix. Ingredients 1 pound...

Recipe: Drained Yogurt with Za’tar

February 1, 2016

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘The Tart Taste of Sumac‘. This dish is excellent as a dip or a spread on toast. Ingredients 1/2 pound...

Recipe: Iraqi Sumac Salad

February 1, 2016

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘The Tart Taste of Sumac‘. This salad is best eaten right away and, although popular as a side salad, it...

Recipe: Toast with Za’tar

February 1, 2016

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘The Tart Taste of Sumac‘. For breakfast, lunch or snack, this is a quick and delicious dish. Ingredients 6 slices...

Recipe: Sumac and Thyme Mixture – Za’tar

February 1, 2016

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘The Tart Taste of Sumac‘. Sumac is an important ingredient in this dish that is used to season other foods....

Recipe: Almond Drink – Horchata

December 1, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘A HEALTHY VEGETARIAN FEAST‘. Horchata is an exact replica of a Moroccan almond drink served to honoured guests. First prepared...

Recipe: Stuffed Grape Leaves (Mahshi Waraq Inab)

December 1, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘A HEALTHY VEGETARIAN FEAST‘. Swiss chard, kohlrabi leaves, or other vegetable leaves may be substituted for the grape leaves. Also, the same stuffing used in cabbage rolls may be substituted. (Serves 8)

Recipe: Bean and Almond Soup (Asseeda)

December 1, 2014

THIS BEAN AND ALMOND SOUP FROM NORTH AFRICA IS EXOTIC, NOURISHING, AND DELICIOUS

Recipe: Chickpea Stew with Tomatoes and Sweet Peppers

December 1, 2014

THIS CHICKPEA STEW WITH TOMATOES AND SWEET PEPPERS IS A GREAT SOURCE OF PROTEIN, AND FILLS THE TUMMY WITH COMFORT ON A COLD DAY

Recipe: Red Pepper Dip / Salad (Mahamara)

December 1, 2014

MAHAMARA (RED PEPPER DIP) COMBINES YOGHURT AND SPICES WITH HEARTY CHICKPEAS

Recipe: Chickpea Dip and Somali Hummus

December 1, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘A HEALTHY VEGETARIAN FEAST‘. The recipe for this appetizer differs somewhat from the hummus dish recipes found in the Greater...

Recipe: Pomegranate Taboula

December 1, 2014

This recipe is a tasty and festive version of taboula. (Serves 12) Ingredients 1/2 cup fine burghul (or bulghur wheat), soaked for 10 minutes in cold water, then drained by pressing

A Healthy Vegetarian Feast

December 1, 2014

Flavourful Recipes for the Holiday Season How many times have you looked forward to a holiday feast, only to find yourself bloated and tired after overindulging in meat, cheese, and bread? It’s a common occurrence.

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