Place: Siblin, Lebanon
Housewife, and mother of 3 daughters and 4 sons.
|Recipe’s Personal Background||How did you learn this recipe?||My mother|
|Is there some memory/historical event connected to this recipe?||No, it is just
a popular and cheap recipe.
|Personal reference to tradition transmitted by relatives (preparing together, sharing, eating together etc.)?||None|
|Mediterranean Background||Any tradition this receipe is connected to? If yes, which one? Can you describe it?||No, there is no tradition related to this recipe./td>|
|Any Festivity this recipe is connected to? If yes, which one? Can you describe it?|| No, there is
no ceremony done for this recipe.
Is your recipe connected to the territory you live in? Is it strictly linked to the specificity of the agricultural environment?
|Season (season this food is linked to)||Usually in the summer, but now you can find tomatoes all over the year.|
|Ingredient||Nutritional Importance||Health Benefits|
|Tomatoes||Good source of vitamins and minerals|
|Bulgur||Rich on Fibers. Good source of energy||Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effect. Helps in digestion|
|Olive oil||Rich in Monounsaturated fatty acids.||Reduce the risk of heart disease, Cancer, Diabetes. Helps in increasing the level of good Cholesterol ( HDL ) and reduces LDL level.|
|Onions||Rich in vitamins, minerals and fibers||Reduce the risk of heart attack, combats cancer, kills bacteria, lowers cholesterol
level and fight fungus.
|Is it suggested to eat this meal if you suffer from some disease? If yes, for which one?||Yes, it is recommended to eat this recipe if someone has iron deficiency.|
|What is the primary base with which your food is prepared? Is this a derivative of oil or another base?||Bulgur ( wheat
origin), good for digestive system
Olive oil (from olives tree)
This recipe is a healthy complete food rich in all nutrients (fats, protein,carbohydrates,vitamins, minerals and water). It is a good vegetarian dish.
However it is advised not to cook olive oil on high heat, this would make it a better healthier dish.
|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.|