About Our Village

Presented by: Habiba Tarrab

Director: Tania Ziade

Genre: Lifestyle

Maturity Rating: PG

Synopsis:
Fascinating tours during which we explore a number of Lebanese villages, and discover their food specialties while the villagers use natural ingredients, and participate in preparing delicious iconic platters in a traditional way.

29min

29min

From the picturesque village of Beit Chlala in the Batroun district, Mrs. Yola unveils her special recipes for preparing the most famous Lebanese dishes, namely grills and tabbouleh.

29min

29min

We enjoy an exciting trip, on a rainy day, to the town of Smar Jbeil in the Batroun district. Mrs. Mary introduces us to how to prepare dishes like Moroccan Tagine, local cheese, and traditional sweets.

30min

30min

In the embrace of nature near the murmuring river, Chef Rabab prepares delicious Lebanese meza dishes in their various forms. Discover her tasty recipes and follow along for a special surprise dedicated to the program.

33min

33min

A trip to Um Ramez's in Gouma village, Batroun district, unveils her unique method of preparing Siyadyye, served alongside a cabbage salad.

30min

30min

By the shores of a charming little lake in the town of Aito, Chef Rouba is preparing a delightful dish of stuffed grape leaves, accompanied by glazed ribs. Join us for an entertaining episode where we also discover the recipe for a sweet Atayef dessert with walnuts.

31min

31min

In the village of Yehshoush, Um Ramez shows us traditional Lebanese ways of preparing provisions, especially pickled cucumbers and turnips, along with other vegetables. We also learn the recipes for sugar syrup, as well as apple compote.

31min

31min

Relocating to Bologna village in the Matn district, Mrs. Nancy guides us in crafting a nutritious kale salad, creating delectable date dough infused with nuts, and expertly demonstrates the art of stuffing dates.

30min

30min

In the midst of a wintry atmosphere in the town of Jran - Batroun District, learn how Mrs. Mari prepares 'kibbeh labaniyyeh,' one of the most famous and delicious dishes in Lebanese cuisine.

30min

30min

In this episode, we explore Mrouj Square, and learn how to prepare raisin-adorned meat pilaf, paired with a delightful glass of yogurt. Later, Um Ramez introduces delectable samosa recipes, filled with either cheese or meat.

29min

29min

During our visit to Mrs. Josephine in the town of Douma, famous for its olive oil and handmade soap, we learn how to prepare vegetable soup and traditional raw kibbeh. Then, we explore the beauty of the region with its heritage charm and houses adorned with red tiles.

30min

30min

From the heart of Smar Jbeil’s nature, Mrs. Ruba shares with us her two special recipes for cooking taro fish with lentils and preparing “Freekeh” or “Farik” salad in a flavorsome taste.

30min

30min

A tour in Amchit town, where Mrs. Ruba prepares “Falafel” with her own twist that adds a distinctive flavor to this popular dish which is served with fresh vegetables on the side. She also teaches us how to prepare the delicious anise-flavored Lebanese “Maakroun”.

30min

30min

How do we prepare spicy fish and the “Majboos” platter with prawns? Mrs. Ruba reveals to us her way of preparing each of these two tasty platters in front of the ancient castle of Byblos. Then, we take a tour around the old market and the city's port.

30min

30min

In the depth of the beautiful nature of Toula, Mrs. Yolla shows us how to prepare spinach stew with rice, which is a platter rich in vitamins and minerals, in addition to the delicious lentil soup.

30min

30min

At Qlayaat town which is located in Keserwan district, we learn how to prepare potato soufflé which is served with seasonal salad on the side. An interesting episode with Mrs. Nada who teaches us her secret touch of preparing fried potatoes on the wood.

29min

29min

We head to Abdelli’s town which is distinguished by its breath taking scenery, to learn how to cook meatball (known as “Kofta”) and potatoes platter according to Chef Ruba's recipe, in addition to preparing a quinoa salad that has countless health benefits.

30min

30min

In a visit to Kfar Hatna village which is located in Batroun district, we accompany Mrs. Yolla to one of the houses where we prepare stuffed cabbage and spicy potatoes which are two of the favorite platters of many Lebanese.

29min

29min

“Sheikh Al Mahshi” is one of the popular dishes in the Middle East which is served with rice on the side. During our trip to Meghraq, we learn with Mrs. Ruba how to prepare this delicious dish, in addition to the flavorful cookies recipe.

29min

29min

We enjoy visiting Al Fouara town where we watch how Um Ramez prepares the appetizing broccoli soup with her own twist that adds a special flavor to it. Then we learn how to cook “Maqluba” with vegetables, served with fresh wild thyme salad.

30min

30min

In Ajaltoun, which is famous for the beauty of its nature, we visit Um Ramez, who reveals her delicious recipes for preparing rice with chicken which is served with tomato and cucumber salad, in addition to “Sfouf” with molasses dessert.

29min

29min

In the picturesque village of Kaftoun, Mrs. Yola graciously shares her technique for preparing a nourishing rice dish with fava beans, served alongside yogurt and cucumber. She later unveils the recipe for the Aleppo salad, 'Sitt Kallila'.

29min

29min

In Khanshara, we start by gathering fresh eggs, and learn how to prepare them with Awarma meat, with Um Hisham. Next, we delve into making Purslane Kibbeh and oven-baked Kibbeh. Finally, we explore the pine forests with AbuCharbel.

30min

30min

The town of Baysour is famous for its cactus, olive and fig trees. An enjoyable tour in the bosom of nature, where Mrs. Amal prepares the “kishk” with “kawarma”. Mrs. Tahiyya cooks bean stew with meat and rice, and Mrs. Nada makes delicious fig jam.

30min

30min

Our journey in Kobayat town, North Lebanon, starts with a traditional breakfast, then Mrs. Rahma teaches us how to prepare green beans with bulgur and tomatoes, & beans flavored with garlic and lemon. We also learn with Abu Michel how to extract honey from the beehive.