Chef Feature: Mama’s Joy

Your Lebanon Chef Feature: Mama’s Joy

Sarah Fawaz of Mama’s Joy is a caterer and baker who shares with her followers step by step recipe tutorial videos through her stories. Her work includes traditional Middle Eastern dishes, fusions of different cuisines, and of course her cakes and baked goods! We especially love her Meghli and Snayniyeh  presentation inspirations.



Guest  Recipe Features:

Q & A with Sarah

Please tell us about yourself:

I am married with two kids, Rami (4) and Luna (2) and have double nationalities: Lebanese & French.  I studied interior design at LAU and I am an event planner and caterer (Mamas Joy)

Where are you from:

I’m from the south of Lebanon

Where are you currently residing:


What is your favorite Middle Eastern dish to make:

Everything related to basmati rice, like kabssa, biryani, mandi…

Do you prefer traditional Middle Eastern dishes or modern/fusion Middle Eastern dishes:


Sarah’s Sayadiyit Samak

What do you love most about cooking Middle Eastern cuisine:

The spices we add, full of flavors!

What is your favorite Middle Eastern restaurant:

Feluka ( sporting club) Beirut

Talet Nasr Bekfaya

What is your favorite food blog:

Nadia cooks

Fatme kitchen

Adals catering

Sarah’s Chicken Kebbeh

What is a must have tool in your kitchen for making Middle Eastern food:


What advice do you have for someone just starting to find their way around the kitchen:

Never listen to anyone saying it’s wrong… just answer it’s my way

What nostalgic candy bar would you grab on walks to the local deken when you were a kid:

Kinder delice


Cooking is an art… you better add more spices and colors to it to make it unique – Sarah Fawaz