Middle east foods

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Middle east foods
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  1. animals are?
    respected, forbid eating animals that have been mistreated
  2. what can't they eat?
    • no pork
    • no alcohol
  3. halal?
    foods that follow the law
  4. haram?
    foods that are forbidden
  5. characteristics of cuisine?
    • very healthy diet
    • fruits and veggies
    • frying is common
    • limited meat
  6. agriculture?
    farmers or herders of sheep, goat and camel
  7. 4 uses for the camel?
    • transportation
    • meat
    • milked for yogurt and cheese
    • skin is used for clothing
  8. major grain crops?
    • wheat
    • barkey
    • corn
    • *all grown in water and sunlight
  9. Food crops?
    • citrus fruits
    • bananas
    • melons
    • rice
  10. ramadan?
    Id-al-fitr is a 3 day feast that marks the end
  11. 5 basic ingredients?
    • garlic
    • lemon
    • green peppers
    • tomato
    • eggplant
  12. olives and olive oil?
    used in place of butter for cooking
  13. fiore?
    olive oil
  14. spices?
    • add layers of flavor
    • not spicy hot
  15. T or F? Herbs and spices do not have any nutritional value
    true
  16. staple meat?
    lamb
  17. shish kebabs?
    lamb chunks threaded on skewers and roasted
  18. dolmas?
    mixture of ground lamb and seasonings wrapped in grape leaves
  19. yogurt?
    • aka labon
    • curdled milk with a tangy flavor
  20. yogurt is used as?
    • a sauce
    • soup
    • drinks
  21. grains and legumes?
    • wheat
    • beans
    • lentils
    • chickpeas
    • bulgur
  22. 2 common dishes?
    • felafel
    • pilav
  23. felafel?
    deep fried mixture of bulgur, ground chickpeas and spices
  24. pilav?
    rice dish
  25. desserts?
    • reserve sweets for special occasions
    • fruit is a daily dessert
  26. coffee?
    • very strong
    • boiled 3 times
    • no cream, no sugar
  27. another name for coffee?
    kahwah
  28. turkey's foods?
    • seafoods like
    • lobster
    • jumbo shrimp
    • mussels
  29. doner kebab?
    large cone of thin pieces of lamb
  30. cacik?
    slices of cucumber in a yogurt sauce flavored with mint
  31. snacking?
    • nuts
    • pumpkin seeds
    • toasted chickpeas
    • bread bracelets
  32. halva?
    fudge
  33. baklava?
    pastry with honey, cinnamon and pistachios
  34. kurabiye?
    cookies
  35. tahat lakum?
    licoricy
  36. vizier's fingers?
    • danish
    • glazed part of eclair
  37. sweethearts lips?
    version of donut with nuts
  38. lady's navel
    like glazed donut
  39. mezze?
    arab appetizer
  40. arak?
    • an anish flavored liquor, cant drink, but put in food
    • alcohol
  41. salad made with bulgur, tomato, spices, mints and parsely
     tabbouleh
  42. shrak
    flat bread used to scoop
  43. ground lamb and bulgur into a paste and shaped into flat or hollow balls and fry
    • kibbi
    • **stuffed felafel
  44. mixture of pickled vegetables
    torshi
  45. who was the first to use rose water?
    persians

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