Sayadeya is a popular seafood dish, especially in coastal areas. It consists of white fish (often mullet or tilapia) cooked with rice, onions, garlic, and spices, and is usually served with a tangy tomato-based sauce.
Mahshi refers to a variety of stuffed vegetables, such as bell peppers, zucchini, and grape leaves. The filling typically consists of a mixture of rice, herbs, and sometimes minced meat, and the vegetables are then cooked until tender.
Shawarma: Popular throughout the Middle East, shawarma is thinly sliced marinated meat (usually beef or chicken) that’s roasted on a vertical spit. It’s often served in pita bread with tahini sauce, vegetables, and pickles.
Ful Medames: A staple breakfast dish, ful medames consists of slow-cooked fava beans seasoned with olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, and spices. It is typically served with bread and various accompaniments.
Molokhia: Molokhia is a green leafy vegetable that’s cooked into a thick stew with garlic, coriander, and other spices. It is typically served with rice or bread and can be enjoyed with chicken or rabbit.