Here’s what’s cooking in Beirut this week!
Jad El Hage is the founder and sole chef of L’Humeur du Chef, a single table restaurant in Beirut that showcases a unique and delicious dish everyday for dinner. I’d walked past this curious place in my neighborhood often and heard that it’s quite a hit among locals so I had to find out for myself.
After he studied in Switzerland, he opened up the restaurant with the sole purpose of bringing people together to share a meal designed on his whim. I can’t say the concept isn’t amazing and the food is even more tantalizing.
Honey Baked Salmon
Sautee it skin side down for a couple minutes. Throw it into the oven for just a couple more minutes till the top is a bit pink.
Blanche in boiling water for 3-4 minutes.
Throw into pan with melted butter and sautee with slices of garlic.
Sliced Zucchini skins
Sautee with butter
Basil Mashed Potatoes
Potatoes, boiled and mashed
Freshly cracked pepper
*Serve cold to preserve the fresh olive oil
This dish was paired with a glass of chilled white wine to round off the perfect summer meal.
To see what Jad is cooking every night, check out L’Humeur Du Chef’s Facebook page and call Res: 01 565 495 to make your reservation!
Sahtein and stay tuned to see what’s cooking next!
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