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
cup dry couscous
1 cup hot water
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp of salt
1 large tomatoes
1 handful pine kernels
4 Spring onion
1 handful chopped parsley or mint
the couscous in a large bowl, add olive oil and salt.
1 cup of hot water on the couscous, and leave aside
for 5 minutes.
the pine kernels under the grill until golden.
the tomatoes, spring onion and parsley or mint, and
add it with the pine kernels to the couscous.
the lemon juice on top of the couscous and give it
a good mix.
warm or cold. Best the next day.