Agriculture articles

The thyme trailblazers

The thyme trailblazers

A heavenly aroma greets you when passing by a bakery; tangy flavors linger on your taste buds long after you have swallowed that last bite. Yes, we are talking about zaatar—the faithful companion of the man’ousheh, a Lebanese breakfast favorite. Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon each have their own versions of zaatar, mixing different herbs and

Show me the honey

Honey might not come to mind when thinking about Lebanese food products. But Lebanon has a deeply rooted history with the gold nectar; it was even mentioned in the Old Testament. Though honey production may have receded from the forefront of the Lebanese agro-industry since the days of the Bible, it has garnered increased attention