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mr chips

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Syrian Food Wed, 11/8/06 11:29 PM (permalink)
Trudy and I had our first taste of Syrian food last week. The place was Aladdin's in Portland" Northeast neighborhood. I ate a lentil soup that was thick and liberally spiced with cumin. A sensory delight. Trudy had a massaka, a combination of fried eggplant and a medley of vegetables. We shared an appetizer called Mehamarra, a mixture of jalapeno. onion, tomatoes, pomegranate, toasted bread, pepper, olives and walnuts. It was a great combination with pita bread loaves the size of pizza. Trudy had a baklava drizzled with chocolate, I had a dessert called Mahalabi, a light pudding served with Rosewater syrup and almonds. A great place . Anyone else had Syrian food?
 
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    UncleVic

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    RE: Syrian Food Thu, 11/9/06 1:01 AM (permalink)
    6 years ago I would have said nothing about Middle Eastern food. 5 years ago I worked for a Jordanian who's wife was the most ultimate chef. I'm not really sure how much the food varies thru that region, but I have to say, strangest ingrediants, yet the most awesome tasting food!
     
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      Twinwillow

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      RE: Syrian Food Thu, 11/9/06 1:21 AM (permalink)
      Hey! maybe today's Middle Eastern will be tomorrow's Thai.
       
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