Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods is 100% Lebanese

Last week, pictures of so-called "Israeli & Turkish" products using Lebanese names were circulating online, prompting the economy ministry to issue a statement without really digging deeper into the matter. One of them is Al Arz Tahini, which is a small family business based in Nazareth, while the two others "Beirut Tahini Sesame Paste" and "Cedar's Hummus" are clearly Lebanese from what I've seen. In fact, Beirut Tahini Sesame Paste shows that it's imported from…

Buy Local: 15 Alternatives to Nutella in Lebanon

Nutella is no longer affordable or even available in Lebanon due to the dollar crisis. As a result, people are looking into Lebanese-based alternatives and surprisingly, there are many. In fact, our friend Bassam Karam found fifteen locally produced chocolate spreads and reviewed three of them already: 1- ChocoDoux 2- Munchies 3- Ted Lebanon 4- Eshmoon 5- NuCrema 6- GTella 7- Sevilla 8- Chic&Choc 9- Chocola Tia 10- Gardenia 11- Chocowoo 12- Equia 13- Bader…
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Hanna Mitri Just Re-Opened at a New Location

8 months ago
The famous ice cream shop in Achrafieh has officially re-opened at a new (temporary) location in Achrafieh after the original shop was severely damaged by the Beirut Blast. The new location is beneath Saydé Church, ...
Critiques

The Rotten Chicken Scandal: Reminiscent of the “Labneh” & “Meat” Scandals

10 months ago
Lebanon’s Customs Department and the Minister of Health stormed yesterday three warehouses where they found tons of expired chicken. The packs of expired chicken were confiscated in huge amounts with expiry dating back to 2016 ...
Food

German chocolate Maker Ritter Sport Reveals New Hummus Flavor

10 months ago
Ritter Sport Hummus, The Ultimate Snacking Edition. The German Chocolate Maker teased its fans yesterday by revealing a Hummus flavor, including chunky chickpeas, smooth tahini and sweet chocolate. The hashtag used on FB was #RitterSportFake ...
Food

#McDonaldsCares: A Golden Card To Honor Health Care Heroes

1 year ago
Solidarity is the only way forward to overcome COVID-19 and we’ve seen tons of awesome initiatives in Lebanon by various businesses, NGOs and even on an individual level. Health front-liners, from nursing, doctors, administrative teams, ...
Critiques

Bakeries That Make a Better Ka’ake than Abou Arab

1 year ago
Update: Abou Arab is not shutting down. I love Kaak and I loved Abou Arab, I think almost everyone did for its quick service and convenience despite knowing hygiene wasn’t its strongest point. Yesterday, Abou ...
Food

Order Lebanese Delicacies This Eid – Hallab is Shipping for $1 Only!

1 year ago
If you’re abroad and craving authentic Lebanese delicacies, Hallab 1881 is running a $1 shipping promotion on its international online store. Unfortunately the selection is limited especially the Ashta-based delicacies, which is understandable but you ...
Food

FromTheVillages.com : Support Lebanese Artisans & Farmers

1 year ago
One of the many things that was brought to light in these past few months in Lebanon was the fact that we import everything, from food, fruits, vegetables, shoes and even water! The reason behind ...
Food

Knefe Topped With Kellogg’s Corn Flakes

1 year ago
Kellogg’s Arabia tweeted a Knefe recipe using their corn flakes instead of the semolina flour. The recipe is quite simple whereas the hardest part is preparing the cheese and then you just add the cereals ...
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