|Caramelized onion and fresh mozzarella made in Lebanon|
"Mami, it's OK, if everyone knew it, there would me too many of us." — Albert, my son at the first Beirut Street Food Festival on the day of his 18th birthday, May 17 2015, while baking flat breads (pizza).
This was such a special evening for us as a family. It reminded me of the "restaurant" years with my own family in Florida.
I'd like to thank the organizers of this event for doing such a great job namely Zeina Halawi and Youmna Mteiny. The only problem they had was that the festival was so in demand to so many that food stalls could not deliver so much food to such a crowd. Lesson learned .... next time will be even better. You have my full support.
|It all started with Lea and the balloons|
|And then it suddenly filled up like mad|
|And we had hundreds of people waiting to EAT|
|And we we were very hard at work|
|Lea and Sarah becameperplexed on the crowd's demands|
|Mia finally showed off her talent|
|Albert baked like mad|
|A moment of tenderness with my youngest daughter Sarah|
|We watching in awe the crowd and giving thanks. This will be a memory someday.|
|Miou and me|
|Papi (dough, cut cheese, bring cheese) ... Our constant support|
It was a memorable day.... 18 years ago today, I had given birth to my first child. It had been one of the happiest days of my life... Today, the happiness continues. I am lucky to have such a supportive family at my side. It's definitely my strength.May we always cook, eat and share our food together and with those who want to share it with us...Can't wait till the next one...