Fatoush - Lebanese Traditional Salad
recipe has been reproduced with the kind permission
in Ham, South West London Samara
Cuisine not only caters for all kinds of occasions,
such as dinner parties, birthday parties, weddings,
hen nights, Christmas parties, office parties, corporate
functions and conferences but also teaches hands on
cookery classes in Lebanese cuisine.
classes are held in our Mediterranean garden, and in
Winter the classes take place in our dining room over
looking the Mediterranean garden, in front of a cosy
class features three different Lebanese recipes, tips
on how to preserve food, best places to shop, how to
choose the ingredients, costs and the amount you need
to prepare for different occasions. You can also join
us, a day before on a shopping trip to the local market
or the Arabic shops to introduce you to many new ingredients,
and how to use them.
cooking session accommodates four people. Everyone prepares
and helps to put together the meal and at the end of
each session we all sit down with a bottle of Lebanese
wine to sample the food.
participants will take home a plate of Lebanese Baklava,
a bag of Lebanese bread, all the recipes they tried
and general cooking tips.
. . like to know more about how to book a cooking class
then visit www.samaracuisine.co.uk
Bunch of flat parsley
Handful baby lettuce if available
15 Leaves of cos lettuce
1 Green pepper
1 Bunch of radish
20 Mint leaves
1 tsp of salt
2 tsp of vinegar
1/2 Cup of olive oil
1 tsp sumac - tangy Lebanese red spice - if available
1 Lebanese pita bread
all the vegetables, cut into small pieces and put
in large bowl.
the mint and parsley and add to the salad. Cover the
bowl with cling film and leave in the fridge until
you are ready to serve.
the lemon juice into a large cup, add olive oil, salt,
sumac and vinegar, stir and leave aside.
the bread till golden - Lebanese bread burns very
quickly so be careful.
the bread into small pieces.
you are ready to serve the salad pour the lemon juice
mixture on the vegetables, sprinkle the bread on top