Your Lebanon Chef Feature:
MyKitchen with Roola.92
Rola with MyKitchen is a home cook who loves to share her work and tutorials with her following. She shares delicious breakfast, lunch & dinner spreads and inspirations, as well as recipes for her dishes. Her love for Middle Eastern food is contagious and evident through her work.
- Instagram: Instagram.com/Roola.92
Guest Recipe Features:
Q & A with Rola
Please tell us about yourself:
Hi my name is Rola, I’m 25 years old, I’m Lebanese with Lebanese parents but I was born on the island Curaçao. When I was 2 years old we moved to Lebanon and I was raised there until I turned 9, when we returned to Curaçao. I have a degree in Banking and Insurance. Currently I am a full time Mom with 3 beautiful children.
Where are you from:
I’m Lebanese from the village Al-Qalamoun/Tripoli.
Where are you currently residing:
I currently live in the Netherlands.
What is your favorite Middle Eastern dish to make:
My favorite Middle Eastern dish to make is Sambusek.
Do you prefer traditional Middle Eastern dishes or modern/fusion Middle Eastern dishes:
I prefer the traditional Middle Eastern dishes.
What do you love most about cooking Middle Eastern cuisine:
Next to the fact that the Middle Eastern dishes are the most delicious out there, I love the feeling of keeping my heritage intact.
What is your favorite Middle Eastern restaurant:
My trips to Lebanon I mostly ate at the restaurant Baytna in Tripoli.
What is your favorite food blog:
The blog YourLebanon of course 😉
What is a must have tool in your kitchen for making Middle Eastern food:
A Rolling pin
What advice do you have for someone just starting to find their way around the kitchen:
Don’t stop trying.
What nostalgic candy bar would you grab on walks to the local deken when you were a kid:
That would be the candy bar Unica.