Exhibition: “Celebrating Lebanese Olive Oil”
Apr 6, 2017 6:00 PM
LAU New York
6:00 pm: Discussion
7:30 pm: Exhibition and Tasting
In partnership with the Consul General of Lebanon Majdi Ramadan
Celebrity chef and TV host Julie Ann Sageer, known as Julie Taboulie presents on the benefits of cultivating and cooking with Lebanese olive oil. She makes distinctions between filtered and non-filtered oil, and explains profiles, aromas, and the spectrum of flavors from regions throughout Lebanon’s opulent olive-carpeted countryside.
The olive oil exhibition and tasting features the following oil producers and coops:
J. GROVE (JAZ)
LELO FINE FOODS
NICHOLAS PHARES & SONS
TERROIRS DU LIBAN
Born Julie Ann Sageer to an immigrant Lebanese family, Julie Taboulie is a celebrated chef, cookbook author, and TV host. She made her mark in the culinary world when in 2012 she produced the Emmy-nominated and award-winning PBS TV show series Cooking with Julie Taboulie. The series became the first and only Lebanese cooking show to air in North America. Today, Julie continues to make Middle Eastern cuisine mainstream with her brand-new PBS series Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen. Her new book Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen: Authentic Recipes for Fresh and Flavorful Mediterranean Home Cooking will be released by St. Martin’s Press in May 2017.
This program is made possible through the generous support of:
Lloyd Baroody & Zeina Mehio