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Let's Enjoy Levantine Cuisine

Hosted by the Consul of the Istanbul Arabic Culture & Language Group
Nationalities & Languages
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Took place 2 months ago
Thu 23 Nov 19:00 - 22:00

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The Levant is the ‘eastern Mediterranean littoral between Anatolia and Egypt’. Nowadays, you can find the modern states of Iraq, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria and parts of southern Turkey. The Levantine Kitchen is all the dishes coming from this part of world which has a strong history of shared traditions. Culinary traditions were also shared with the Ottoman cuisine.

What are the main dishes of the Levantine Cusine?

Hummus is a thick paste or spread mainly made from ground chickpeas and spicesl. It is full of good stuff: omega 3 fatty acids, iron, vitamin B6, manganese, copper, folic acid and amino acids.

Falafel is a dish of spiced mashed chickpeas formed into balls or fritters and deep-fried, usually eaten with or in pita bread and hummus.

Tabbouleh is a salad of bulgur mixed with finely chopped parsley, along with minced onions and tomatoes.

Come for a delicious food with nice networking and meeting new friends .

Everyone pays for what he orders.

Looking forward to meet you.