Lebanese food can be found throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean no doubt spread by the Lebanese sailors, merchants, and adventurers over the years. Lebanese dishes across the region may be prepared or seasoned somewhat differently. Because of this, the cuisines of the Middle East are often sadly lumped into one homogeneous category but to view the cuisines of the Middle East as one is like proclaiming that all cuisines of Europe are alike. Lebanese food is unique in that it combines the sophistication and subtleties of European high cuisines with the exotic ingredients of the orient.
The cuisine of Lebanon is the epitome of the Mediterranean diet. It includes an abundance of starches, fruits, vegetables, fresh fish and seafood; animal fats are consumed sparingly.
it focuses on herbs, spices and the freshness of ingredients; the assortment of dishes and combinations are almost limitless.
The people and cuisine of Lebanon are known throughout the world-Lebanese cuisine is a true reflection of its welcoming culture!