If you’ve ever had to cook for someone (yourself included) then you know the struggle of coming up with ideas and understanding exactly what you need to make the meal.
It’s especially hard if you’re far away from your Lebanese family, whether it’s your mother or father, who used to tell you exactly how to prepare the yummiest dish. But don’t panic. There are great Lebanese chefs online who’ve got your back!
#1 Healthylicious by Sara
Sara Assi is “in an affair with cooking,” at least that’s what she said on Instagram. Sara is a licensed dietitian from Lebanon, fitness enthusiast, and mother of two, who loves to cook and share her experience from her kitchen to the world.
#2 Mrs. Clueless
Lebanese influencer Tina Khalil Diab loves to share stories from her home while she’s winning at “domestic life” with her two children Nayla and Fahd. She posts her recipes on her website so you can learn how to make epic dishes.
#3 Les Saveurs De Toumi
Currently based in The Emirates, Fatima Adra El Jisr from Lebanon often posts step by step stories of easy recipes so you can follow along. You can find them in her highlights.
#4 Simply Lebanese
Born and raised in America, Iman started Simply Lebanese to honor and share the food she grew up eating, bringing classic Lebanese recipes to the table. Literally.
#5 Chef Leyla Fathallah
Chef Leyla Fathallah is a celebrity TV chef based between Beirut and Dubai. She often shares her recipes on Instagram to over 600K followers.
#6 Maureen Abood
Maureen Abood posts recipes from her own Lebanese inspired cookbook called Rose Water and Orange Blossoms, which the late Anthony Bourdain called “A terrific and important book!”
#7 Hadia’s Lebanese Cuisine
Hadia Zebib Khanafer shares many of the Lebanese style recipes from her cookbook on her website.
#8 Fatina Recipes
Fatina Daher is a self-taught chef, TV Chef, presenter, lecturer, and brand ambassador of Kitchen Aid Lebanon. She shares many Middle Eastern-inspired recipes on her page.
#9 Nadya’s Cuisine
Self-taught chef, mother of two, Carla and Karen, Nadya posts easy-to-follow go-to traditional meals found in any Lebanese kitchen. Even desserts!