Julie is serving up her street food star supreme sandwich, shawarma. Succulent, spicy, saucy and shaved off a rotisserie spit, shawarma is one of Lebanon's and the Middle East's most famous street-food sandwiches seen throughout the international and the American street food scene. Translating to "turn" or to "rotate," shawarma lahem is thinly sliced marinated lamb meat that is roasted and lusciously layered with traditional toppings of caramelized onions and stewed tomatoes called khoudra mishwiyeh... [see more] then topped with tasty and tangy tahini, a sesame seed sauce sprinkled with an array of fresh herbs. Then, this succulent sandwich is all wrapped up in warm pita bread, making this scrumptious sandwich something that you'll want to create, make and taste, time and time again. Julie is sharing some of her special tips, tricks and techniques on how to make her signature street food star sandwich right at home so that you can simply re-create her recipes in your very own kitchen and NO rotisserie spit needed. It's succulent. It's spicy. It's saucy. It's shawarma. Julie Taboulie's supreme street food star sandwich.
In JULIE TABOULIE'S LEBANESE KITCHEN, chef and Lebanese-American Julie Taboulie celebrates the colorful and flavorful cuisine of Lebanon. Filmed on location throughout the greater Syracuse area and Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, Julie shares her authentic array of original Lebanese recipes (tabbouleh, lamb kebab, and Lebanese-style French fries) that have been handed down in her family for over three generations. Throughout the series, the New York native searches for the freshest and finest foods at her favorite farmer's markets and farm stands, winds her way through several Finger Lake wineries, and explores the rich rural farmlands, lakes and landscapes of the region. Julie then stops by her mother's garden before heading back home to her kitchen, where she demonstrates her tried and true tips, tricks, and techniques so that viewers can successfully re-create her recipes themselves.