Bethany Kehdy

A Champion of Middle Eastern Food & Recipes

On The Tabouleh Trail

Ask a Lebanese and they’ll shake a bundle of parsley and mint at you as they proclaim that a true tabouleh is one that is herb based. I have certainly been guilty of this.  But is that really the case? First, let’s consider the etymology of the word which comes from the Arabic root ‘tabala’ meaning to toss, dress or marinate which also offers us a family of ‘mou-TABAL’ dishes… This said, we can come to understand that the...