1001 Nights (plant-based)
a sensory expedition through the Middle East
- Starts 2 MarStarts 2 Mar
- 175 Schweizer FrankenCHF 175
At the crossroad between Asia, the Caucasus, North Africa and Europe, the Middle East has always been a hub for all kinds of culinary exchanges. During the first Persian Empire, rice as well as fruits were incorporated into the local diet, which became the foundation for modern Middle Eastern food. Spices arrived from the Orient, and figs, dates as well as nuts were brought by merchants to conquered lands. The region was also influenced by dumplings from Mongol invaders, tomatoes from the New World, okra from Africa and spices from the Spice Islands. Join Chef Aruna on a sensory expedition through the amazing flavors of Arabic cuisine! snacks & welcome drink *** falafel berry pulav basmati rice infused with saffron and garnished with chopped cranberries as well as crispy fried onions fatoush salad green leafy salad with cucumbers and tomatoes, garnished with crispy Arabic bread pieces three types of dips: hummus, baba ganoush (dip made of grilled aubergines, tahini & garlic) and muhammara (hearty walnut & roasted red pepper dip) *** mahalabia popular Lebanese dessert made with rose water-infused almond milk and cardamom, garnished with chopped pistachios *** drink pairing
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Giessereistrasse 3c, 8005 Zürich, Schweiz