Lebanese and Syrian Arabic


Terms in Lebanese and Syrian Arabic 1-3 of 3



A cake of fresh, soft, white cheese made with cow’s milk. It has a white paste and a brine-washed rind. It is found in Lebanon and Syria.



A classic of the Syrian-Lebanese cuisine. Cooked chickpeas (US: garbanzo beans), mashed with tahini, oil, garlic and coriander (US: cilantro).

khubz el a'a


Boletus, cep or porcini mushroom, often used in dried form in stews and stocks.