|Recipe’s Personal Background
|How did you learn this recipe?
|Is there some memory/historical event connected to this recipe?
|Personal reference to tradition transmitted by relatives (preparing together, sharing, eating together etc.)?
|Three sisters ( Loranza, Martha , Loswy) work in preparing pastries.
|Any tradition this receipe is connected to? If yes, which one? Can you describe it?
|Any Festivity this recipe is connected to? If yes, which one? Can you describe it?
|Is your recipe connected to the territory you live in? Is it strictly linked to the specificity of the agricultural environment?
|We can say that all kinds of manaqeesh are very famous in Lebanon. And could be considered as a main meal , and can be eaten in as breakfast, lunch or dinner.
|Season (season this food is linked to)
|Summer and winter
|Wheat flour (bread)
|Source of carbohydrates. High glycaemic index. The plain/white wheat flour has a low content in fibre and micronutrients when compared with whole wheat flour
|Significant health benefits are only found in the whole wheat flour which, compared to normal/white wheat flour, has higher contents of fibre, minerals and anti-oxidant. There are wheat flours enriched with specific vitamins or minerals which, in some cases, can fulfil nutritional deficiencies.
|Each egg (medium size – 45 g) has approximately 67 calories. It contains proteins of high biological value, which are important for human food. Rich in vitamins A, D, K, B2, B12 and folate. Regarding to its mineral composition, the most important elements are selenium, zinc and iodine. It contains phytochemicals such as lutein and zeaxanthin.
|The intake of eggs seems to be beneficial for the earlier establishment of satiety levels. Its lutein and zeaxanthin levels may reduce the development of cataracts and macular degeneration.
|Is it suggested to eat this meal if you suffer from some disease? If yes, for which one?
What is the primary base with which your food is prepared? Is this a derivative of oil or another base?
|What nutrition related illnesses or deficiencies are common in your area? Are there holistic or nutrition based remedies connected to these aliments?
|No, there is no treatment based on this recipe.