Shopping for My "Lawrence of Arabia" Menu
This Month's Film: Lawrence of Arabia
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Shopping for my Middle Eastern menu was easy this time. I keep my spice rack well stocked with all the requisite seasonings, and our local supermarkets carry things like tahini, couscous, falafel mix, and pita bread. So most of what I needed to shop for were the fresh ingredients, which included lamb, fish, carrots, tomatoes, bell peppers, olives, garlic, onions, and lemons.
And in a moment of kismet, I even found some FRESH chickpeas in the shell. I'd never seen them, so I didn't even know what they were. But once I figured it out, I couldn't wait to give them a try.
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