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Exploring the culinary essence of MidEasterranean cuisine

“MidEasterranean” is a word I developed by combining “Middle East” and “Mediterranean” to refer to the cuisines of the myriad of countries that border the Mediterranean Sea and the Middle East. The word does flow on the tongue, doesn’t it?

…and what is the essence of MidEasterranean cuisine?
It’s not just about the food. It’s about the lifestyle. Al fresco entertaining, mid-day siestas, and leisurely dining on fresh, clean, and simple foods created by the land and the sea. Life can’t get better than this!

Come and join me on this flavourful culinary journey to discover the culture, culinary profiles, authentic ingredients, cooking techniques, ethnic flavour combinations, and the classic dishes of the countries that form the MidEasterranean cuisine. Along the way, we’ll also create some fusion twists to old classics, and take time to appreciate the healthy life and eating regimes that have come to be recognized as the quintessential characteristics of the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines.

I look forward to having you join me here at LeGourmandC3 and bid you a hearty bon appétit et bonne vie!