logo150

World Lebanese Cultural Union
of Sydney Incorporated

INGO Associated with the DPI-UN
Accredited with ECOSOC

Kibbeh Bil Sanieh (Baked Kibbeh)

Kibbeh Bil Sanieh (Baked Kibbeh) is a Lebanese favorite all around. Layers of finely ground beef combined with fine bulgur and spices, baked to a beautiful golden brown. This is the home recipe of WLCU World Youth President, Madam Christina Salamy. We are sure your taste buds will thank you for trying this delicious Lebanese cuisine. Sahtain!

Samkeh Hurra (Baked Fish with Tahini Sauce)

Inspired by one of the delicious dishes served at Rome Comes To Lebanon 2022, Samke Harra (spicy fish) is a classic Lebanese savoury dish and once you have tried it you won’t want to eat fish any other way! This edition’s recipe is derived from the wonderful “Sahtain!” Recipe Book and an all-time family favourite.

Kaak (Lebanese Biscuit with Sesame Seeds)

This edition’s recipe is the savoury and delicious Mehshee Sleeh, a very popular Lebanese meal that can be adapted to stuff most vegetables. This recipe has been very kindly provided by our very own Madam Secretary Mrs Petra Fakhry. Sahtein!Kaak is an all-time favourite biscuit in most (if not all) Lebanese families and households. For many, a cup of ahqui tastes even better with kaak on the side. This fabulous recipe is by Elaine Riachi handed down to her daughter, Samia, and to all her friends and neighbours. It has also appeared in the Sahtain Recipe Book.

Lorna’s Spinach Pies (Fatayer-bi-Sabanekh)

Lebanon boasts such wonderful pies (“fatayer”), whether meat or vegetable, dating back to ancient times. They are the basis of the modern-day Australian meat pie, sausage rolls and Cornish pasties. These spinach pies are the ideal snack, mezza or meal – who knew that spinach could taste so remarkable!

Crema (Creme Caramel)

This edition’s recipe is the savoury and delicious Mehshee Sleeh, a very popular Lebanese meal that can be adapted to stuff most vegetables. This recipe has been very kindly provided by our very own Madam Secretary Mrs Petra Fakhry. Sahtein!

Petra’s Mehshee Silk

This edition’s recipe is the savoury and delicious Mehshee Sleeh, a very popular Lebanese meal that can be adapted to stuff most vegetables. This recipe has been very kindly provided by our very own Madam Secretary Mrs Petra Fakhry. Sahtein!

RECIPE – Riz bi Haleeb (Lebanese Rice Pudding)

A comforting and scrumptious Lebanese desert, Riz bi Haleeb adds aromatic flavours to the universal rice pudding. This recipe uses Jasmine rice, as well as a combination of rose water and orange blossom water for distinctly Lebanese flavours.

Ghraybeh – Lebanese Butter Cookies

Ghraybeh are delicious and delicate Middle Eastern cookies that melt in your mouth. Whilst every effort is made to ensure traditional recipes are provided, it is acknowledged that every Lebanese village will have its own ‘special touches’. Thus the recipes passed down from one generation to another often vary slightly from village to village. We view this as part of the rich Lebanese culture.

Contact Us

info@wlcusydney.org.au
Level 21, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

World Lebanese Cultural Union of Sydney © 2022. All Rights Reserved.