Menu: A Jordanian style lunch


grapeleaves

PB is bringing our wedding officiant over for lunch on Saturday. I am appreciative of the advance notice! They will be in town on official church business, and as our officiant is an important bishop, the lunch has to be better than good!

I will post the recipes of all the starred ones this weekend after the lunch, once I figure them out haha.

Here is the menu I have come up with:

Appetizer:
-Garbanzo, red onion and kalamata olive dip*
-Fresh arabic pita (bought from the Armenian bakery)

Lunch:
-Vegetarian stuffed grape leaves*
-Baked breaded chicken*
-Cucumber and tomato salad*
-A tasting plate with lebneh (strained yogurt), assorted olives, Armenian string cheese, carrots and peppers

Dessert:
Auntie’s Easy Strawberry Shortcake*
Tea & Coffee

Grocery List:
-chick peas (check pantry first)
-red onion (check fridge first)
-kalamata olives
-parsley for dip and grape leaves
-lemons for dip and grape leaves
-rice (have)
-roma tomatoes (8)
-natural chicken breast
-milk or yogurt for the dipping
-eggs (have in fridge)
-flour (have)
-bread crumbs (in pantry)
-cucumbers
-tomatoes
-carrots and peppers
-strawberries
-ladyfingers
-whipping cream

from Armenian bakery:
-pita
-lebneh
-olives
-Armenian string cheese

Thank you Gina for helping me out with picking the dessert! I always have a tough time picking which one to make!

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10 responses to “Menu: A Jordanian style lunch

  1. Yum! It looks like a fabulous menu ๐Ÿ˜€

  2. mmmmm, dip!

  3. Looks like a wonderful menu! Hope you will share pictures.

  4. wow! sounds like you’ve got quite the spread! good luck saturday!

  5. What a spread! Can I come?! ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. There is an article in this month’s self about a girl who had an uncle from jordan who used to give them bits of food from his hand at the table. It was kind of strange, but I thought I would let you know about it.

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