COUSCOUS Tabbouleh


You know I’ve always believed that food is the only thing that can bring us together… One forgets about political opinions, religious beliefs, racial hatred… While eating, a person won’t start thinking where did this food come from? Who harvest it, Was it Jew? A Muslim?  Who cooked it, a republican or a socialist?  Food is FOOD, but it is also history… It’s a form of communication of a culture! But would you refuse experiencing a dish just because you hate that certain culture? I doubt it… No one can refuse a delicious dish!

Food is what makes us human; it brings out the child in you. It’s the only thing that can describe how differences make everything better… You see, a delicious recipe isn’t made with one ingredient; it is the complexity and the differences that create a unique and strong flavored dish! Perfection doesn’t come alone… Perfection is Harmony!

I thought about this while hearing the multiple news about racism, islamophobia and intolerance that spread across the world! And the first thing that came into my mind is the amount of local dishes that people consume world widely, wasn’t it enough to change ones believes? and bring out the human inside of us?

Speaking about local dishes, Tabbouleh is a Lebanese salad that carried the country’s culture and travelled the world to become global. It is made with Couscous, tomatoes and cucumbers… Some like to add fresh mint leaves or goat cheese to this salad. So whenever you feel bad about humanity, remember that a basic salad won’t cut it; only a Couscous Salad will make you feel good about this life and bring us together again!

Here’s the recipe foodies!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cooked couscous
  • 2 small Tomatoes
  • 1 small cucumber
  • Parsley
  • Salt & pepper
  • lemon juice
  • olive oil

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Instructions:

  1. First, cube the tomatoes and the cucumber.
  2. In a bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber, couscous. Season it with salt, pepper, lemon juice and olive oil.
  3. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve cold!

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28 Comments Add yours

  1. Aminafied says:

    Just skimmed ur blog and omg all those photos and recipes look heavenly!!! I’m so hungry rn.. Keep up the great work! 👍👌😉

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    1. thetaste0flife says:

      Thank youu ❤

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  2. brianmenard says:

    What a wonderful blog! We will definitely try some of these.

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    1. thetaste0flife says:

      Thank you, I can’t wait for your feedback!

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  3. I love couscous! I’ll have to try your recipe. It looks delicious!

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  4. lexyleksono says:

    They sound delicious..yummy.

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    1. thetaste0flife says:

      Thank you, you should try it !

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  5. sheenmeem says:

    Thanks for a wonderful recipe. I can’t wait to try it. The only thing is I don’t have couscous right now.

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    1. thetaste0flife says:

      then I guess that couscous will be the first ingredient on your shopping list hhh

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      1. sheenmeem says:

        Yes, first thing on the shopping list.

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  6. This looks delicious! What a fanatastic blog … 🙂

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    1. thetaste0flife says:

      It was !! Thank you…

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  7. Daniela Soriano says:

    Such beautiful words you just wrote! Thanks for sharing them, I love tabbouleh, I need to make it soon 🙂

    https://danielasoriano.com/

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    1. thetaste0flife says:

      Thank you, I can’t wait for your feedback. BTW, I’ve just checked your blog, it’s amazing! It’s gonna be an opportunity to improve my spanish!

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      1. Daniela Soriano says:

        Aww thanks! And I’m glad to hear it’s gonna help with your spanish 🙂

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  8. Teeniebum says:

    I cook a lot with cous cous , but this that you shared looks amazing and very refreshing

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  9. Awesome, just love ❤️ love it.

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    1. thetaste0flife says:

      thank you!

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  10. I just found thetast0flife! You make a great point that food brings us together. I love that you have so much love for food. Also, your tabbouleh looks fabulous and I would please like to eat my computer screen LOL! I’m going to try this recipe ASAP!

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    1. thetaste0flife says:

      Oh I pretty sure that you’ll love it !

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  11. SammyandSufi says:

    My mother used to make this, great childhood memories. I am jealous and I will incorporate it in my weekly meal plan going forward! ~ love your photography style 🙂

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    1. thetaste0flife says:

      One of my favorites too! Thank you (L)

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      1. SammyandSufi says:

        Moroccan food doesn’t get to be on the stage often and I definitely think it deserves it 🙂

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  12. Tried the recipe with burghul wheat instead of couscous…. also used plenty of flat leaf parsley with some mint leaf. Not sure if that was a Bahrain version…

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    1. thetaste0flife says:

      mmm It sounds interesting! Typical version I would say 😀

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