The Frugal Gourmet: Lebanon (1992)

Genres - Leisure Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Cooking & Food  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |  
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The Frugal Gourmet, with chef Jeff Smith, is an amazingly thorough video collection with over 80 episodes that include food recipes from around the world. In each episode, Smith demonstrates several simple but important recipes. In this episode, the Frugal Gourmet takes viewers into the world of Lebanese cuisine with authentic recipes like Hummus, Bread with Zaartar, Rolled Grape Leaves, Lamb with Okra, Lebanese Rice Pilaf, and Eggplant with Lamb and Pine Nuts. Smith not only cooks, but also discusses the theological and anthropological histories of the dishes he prepares. He brings humor and wide-ranging knowledge into the kitchen.

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cooking, Lebanese [nationality], food, Middle-Eastern-cooking, recipe, chef, gourmet-food, lessons