Australians are good eaters and they truly enjoy Lebanese food. An authentic Lebanese restaurant never fails to attract many Australian diners not only during family bonding time but any time of the day to enjoy and feast on delicious and sumptuous Lebanese meals. The reason behind is that Lebanese food is said to be healthy and adheres to one’s wellness.
One of the best ways to enjoy a mal trip to a Lebanese restaurant is to order select dishes such as salads, chicken and followed by hot and cold Mezza. Salads are generously drizzling with Olive oils which is a monounsaturated fatty acid that can lower cholesterol and improve heart health. Olive oil is also recommended in controlling blood clotting and blood sugar levels. Famous Lebanese salads include Tabouli which is a combination of finely chopped parsley, shallots, tomatoes, and freshly squeezed lemon and with generously olive oil and Cedrus salad with grilled chicken fillet mixed with greens and olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Lebanese food in Sydney is never without Salata or the traditional Lebanese garden salad of lettuce, cucumber, and olive oil.
Use of spices
Spices are abundantly used in Lebanese dishes not only to add flavor but also for its health benefits. Parsley in Tabouli gives the salad the crisp and green flavor but also a good source of antioxidant and vitamin K for bone health and protection of the brain from neural damage. Charcoal chicken which a favorite Lebanese dish is served with garlic sauce. Garlic is a traditional herb for treating colds and in improving cholesterol levels and therefore good for the heart. It is also containing less calorie and good for weight loss. Other herbs and spices used in Lebanese meals are mints for fresh breath and aids in digestion and good source of vitamin C; sesame seeds, a good source of omega-6 fatty acid and protein. Hummus a traditional side dish in a Lebanese meal is with lemon stars that are rich in Vitamin C.
The moment you enter a Lebanese restaurant, you will not only expect to eat deliciously prepared and cooked meals but also to enjoy and benefits from healthy meals. Fresh produce is central to its food preparation, which is fresh from the market to the kitchen, and as Lebanese people respect food; diners are treated to the most enjoyable Lebanese cuisine and most importantly to a stylish Lebanese dining experience anywhere in Australia.