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  Britain.tv Wikipedia - Falafel
Falafel is usually served in a pita bread wrap (i.e.
Falafel balls may also be eaten alone as a snack or served as part of a mezze.
Falafel is made from fava beans or chick peas or a combination of the two.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Falafel   (760 words)

  
 Many countries claim the Middle Eastern falafel, but anyone can enjoy it
Falafel is made of chickpeas, one of the earliest-known cultivated plants, and it is eaten throughout the Middle East.
Falafel is Israeli as opposed to Jewish, and it is loved by all the different communities that live together in the country, no matter which religion.
She put her personal spin on falafel: "When we were in Israel, we went to a falafel stand where they put the falafel in the pita and then you could add all the garnishes you wanted from a salad bar full of roasted vegetables.
www.post-gazette.com /food/20021010falafel1010fnp2.asp   (1027 words)

  
 gomideast.com - What is a Falafel?
Falafel is usually served on the side in the Middle East, as a side dish to shawarma or as a integral part of a mezze meal.
Falafels are delicious, and should be eaten by themselves, not chopped up in a sandwich (though they are excellent as such as well), but whole and dipped in either tahini or hummus.
The falafel makers usually have a bowl of their special greenish falafel mix (each restaurant has their own secret recipe) and scoop the mix with this odd looking metallic instrument which sort of forms the wet mix into a falafel ball.
www.gomideast.com /articles/recipes/falafel.htm   (438 words)

  
 What is Falafel ?
Falafel is a fried ball or patty of spiced field beans or chickpeas, dating back to Biblical times and originating somewhere on the Indian subcontinent.
It is traditionally served with a yoghurt sauce, as a sandwich in pita bread, or as an appetizer.
Falafel (at least the Middle Eastern style) is made from field beans, chick peas or any combination of the two.
www.jewishrecipes.org /jewish-foods/falafel.html   (226 words)

  
 Falafel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word "falafel" is the plural of the Arabic word فلفل (filfil), meaning pepper.
sandwich), and the term "falafel" commonly refers to this sandwich by synecdoche; falafel in a pita is typical street food or fast food.
It is usually flattened and pan-fried, and served with chutney.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Falafel   (758 words)

  
 Falafel - Sandwiches   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Falafel is an eastern Arab flavorful fried vegetable and spice mixture.
The traditional topping for falafel in the Arab nations, Lebanon, etc., is tahini sauce, a combination of white sesame seed paste (tahini), garlic, lemon juice and salt/seasonings.
Falafels are traditionally served on a pita with cucumber slices, lettuce and tomato.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art38901.asp   (583 words)

  
 Recipe: Falafel (Arab Levant)
Falafel are little hockey puck-shaped spiced bean rissoles fried in oil and typically served as street food or as a meze in the Levantine Middle East.
But it is the Christian Copts of Egypt who claim falafel as their own, and theirs is a more delicate, spicier version of the Levantine falafel, made into the shape of a lozenge about 1 1/2-inches in diameter and called ta’miyya.
Falafel should be served hot with Arabic bread, cucumber salad, and tahini and parsley sauce or a tarator sauce made with one-third cup tahini, on-third cup fresh lemon juice, a little water for thinning, two tablespoons plain yogurt, and two garlic cloves crushed with salt.
www.cliffordawright.com /recipes/falafel.html   (600 words)

  
 Falafel Ideas
Falafel keeps well when refrigerated and can be prepared 1-3 days in advance.
Whether you prefer to serve the falafel round or as a patty, it is best to work it well in your hands before frying.
While traditional falafel can be baked, broiled, fried, or grilled, I find the fried version is most pleasing to the palettes of family and friends.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/creative_vegetarian_recipes/67519   (383 words)

  
 The History of Falafel - Middle Eastern Culture
Falafel is commonly served in pocket or roll of flat bread with some sort of fresh vegetable or salad and a yogurt, tahini (sesame seed), or hot sauce.
Israel claims falafel as its national food, and in fact, falafel was one of the words we learned in the first week of my beginning Hebrew class.
Falafel is sometimes called the "Hot Dog of the Middle East", but the comparison has more to do with their shared roll as ubiquitous street food than taste or quality.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art46383.asp   (554 words)

  
 Case Study: Falafel Software Delivers Complex ERP System With TestComplete And Visual Studio
Falafel Software provides development, consulting and training services for big name companies all over the world.
Falafel's latest project is Velocity, a web-based ERP system they developed for one of their key clients.
Falafel Software is a Silicon Valley software development company that includes some of the industry's top names, best-selling authors, industry speakers and former Microsoft and Borland engineers.
www.automatedqa.com /techpapers/falafel_case_study.asp   (1157 words)

  
 Mediterranean Recipes: Falafel Recipes
Falafel is a very popular food in the Arab East and is also very common in Isreal, where it is regarded as a national food.
Although falafel is made from chickpeas over here, in Lebanon it is usually made from dried fava beans, with a handful of dried chickpeas sometimes thrown in.
In a medium saucepan, heat 2 inches of oil to 350 degrees F. Scoop rounded tablespoons of the falafel mixture into the hot oil and fry in small batches until browned and crisp, about 2 minutes.
www.theepicentre.com /Recipes/mfalafel.html   (489 words)

  
 Syrian Food - Falafel
In the Middle East it is sold on every other corner, from restaurants to sidewalk stands; falafels presented in a sandwich or in a paper cone to simply munch on.
Falafel is a vegetarian dish which in one form or another is as old as civilization itself.
Falafel's main ingredient is the chick-pea, also known as garbanzo bean.
www.syrialive.net /food/falafel.htm   (495 words)

  
 Falafel With Taratoor Sauce Recipe | Recipezaar
Falafel have got to be the tastiest little fritters ever devised by a cook - and they're good for you too!
Turn the pita over the falafel and using the heels of your hands, smoosh down on the falafels (not so hard that you totally melt them, but hard enough to flatten them somewhat).
the sauce is basically the same recipe i have used in the past, but the falafel had a nice spicey taste, crunchy on the outside, moist on the inside.
www.recipezaar.com /72814   (674 words)

  
 Falafel King - Play as a Falafel vendor, prepare delicious snacks for your impatient customers and earn money to become ...
Falafel King - Play as a Falafel vendor, prepare delicious snacks for your impatient customers and earn money to become the Falafel King.
Falafel is a very popular Middle-Eastern snack - usually served in pita bread with humus, salad and French fries.
Here is your chance to experience the difficulties of a falafel vendor dealing with impatient customers while trying to keep them all satisfied.
falafel-king.freeonlinegames.com   (335 words)

  
 Falafel Tel Aviv Insider Tour Travel Guide (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Further north in Ibn Gvirol, in the west side of the street, by the crossing of horkanus st. is Falafel mevorach, a veteran, quality falafel place with a falafel dish that will not leave you hungry…however hungry you came…..the blend is very dense, almost purely homus made.
Unlike most Falafel spots, this place offers comfortable and relaxed seating and more of a café' atmosphere….this is a falafel where you can quietly read your daily while enjoying the multitude fresh scents and tastes.
Those blue collar falafel places are located in the industrial area at the southernmost part of Tel Aviv, close to the border with Jaffa and offer quality falafel, the places that working people seem to know how to appreciate.
www.tel-aviv-insider.com.cob-web.org:8888 /falafel.php   (666 words)

  
 Fresno Falafel | Fresno Famous
The falafel sandwich is three patties of fried spiced chick peas and fava beans tucked inside a pick pocket, with tahini and lettuce on top.
Or there's the falafel plate, which is falafel patties served with hummus and stuffed grape leaves.
Their super-cheap $2.95 falafel sandwich is one of the best in town, with perfectly fresh fried chick peas.
www.fresnofamous.com /node/76   (616 words)

  
 eG Forums -> Amsterdam Falafel Shop
The falafel itself was crispy on the outside and not dry at all on the inside.
The half-size falafel, fries and large soda cost about $10, which I think is a little high for just fries and falafel (essentially, fast-food,) but I understand that the shop is new and has start-up costs, etc -- and it was definitely worth it.
And the falafel balls are smaller than they were a year ago, but just as delicious, especially with toppings piled on.
forums.egullet.org /index.php?showtopic=50781   (2002 words)

  
 On the trail of Israeli falafel
Herbs and spices may vary, even the beans, but falafel must be made with oil that is refreshed often so there is not even a whiff of rancidity.
One week, a falafel-maker would plop a crisp homemade potato chip into his falafel, and the next week the whole street was offering a potato chip.
There was also a new-wave falafel cafe that served modern falafel, falafel of different spices and colors, with a house cocktail of grapefruit juice and arak.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2003/04/09/FD264930.DTL   (1093 words)

  
 In Pursuit of Falafel | Restaurants | The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
He believes the appeal of falafel is its mobility.) Cedar's falafel plate ($7.25, add $2 for sautéed onions) is quite good--the falafel discs are a nice size and not too greasy, and a flavorful blend of garbanzo and fava beans are used, with generous sprinklings of purple sumac and cumin.
Hummus and tzatziki are generously smeared on a soft mattress of "good" pita, and falafel fritters--superior quality, traditional seasonings, moist filling--are tossed with chunks of super-fresh parsley (and is that mint?), bright Roma tomatoes, cubed cucumbers, green leaf lettuce, and stewed whole chickpeas, all squirted with a gorgeous red harissa-like sauce, fiery and vibrant.
Moist, sweet falafel fritters, a pretty green color thanks to parsley, are shoved into grilled "good" pita with whole chickpeas, sliced onions, a thick tzatziki sauce, and a huge spoonful of tomato-heavy tabbouleh salad.
www.thestranger.com /seattle/Content?oid=12363   (1779 words)

  
 Sploid: Enemy of Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Falafel vendors first thought the fanatics were kidding about the falafel ban.
Falafel stands are wildly popular in the Jewish state -- as they are in every Mediterranean, North African and Middle Eastern nation, as well as pretty much any big city in the world these days.
In fact, falafel is an ancient Egyptian food, predating both the Islamic religion and the founding of Israel.
www.sploid.com /news/2006/06/enemy_of_islam.php   (727 words)

  
 Falafel is easy to make at home: 5/26/99 (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Falafel is a Middle Eastern tradition, as popular in many countries as hamburgers and hot dogs in the United States.
Falafel is already on menus in restaurants other than those devoted to ethnic specialties.
Spray tops of falafel with cooking spray and turn; cook until browned on the bottom, 2 to 3 minutes.
www.s-t.com.cob-web.org:8888 /daily/05-99/05-26-99/b03ho045.htm   (330 words)

  
 .:: FALAFEL KING - Middle Eastern Retaurant ::.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Hummus, gyros and falafel served with french fries.
Hummus, Tabouli and falafel served with french fries and
Falafel balls in pocket bread with lettuce, tomato and tahini.
www.falafelking.com /site/lunch.htm   (403 words)

  
 MY FAVORITE FALAFEL Recipe at Epicurious.com
There, the falafel is freshly fried before your eyes and the balls are very large and light.
Shlomo Zadok, the elderly falafel maker and falafel stand owner, brought the recipe with him from his native Yemen.
Rachama Ihshady, daughter of the founder of another favorite Jerusalem falafel joint, Shalom's Falafel on Bezalel Street, told me that her family recipe, also of Yemenite origin, has not changed since British times.
www.epicurious.com /recipes/recipe_views/views/231755   (981 words)

  
 Murray's Falafel -- Murray's Falafel, falafel, falafal, New York Falafel, NY falafel, NYC falafel, New York City ...
Murray's Falafel & Grill is an Israeli style falafel & shwarma eatery in which you can eat in, take out, or call in for pick up or delivery.
Murray Allon is a native Brooklynite who lived in Israel 25 years, knows his falafel well, and wants you to enjoy authentic and delicious Israeli falafel, shwarma, humous and other Mediterranean dishes.
After seeing the large number of mixed couples in synagogue, Murray thought that the best way to unify the families of these two different backgrounds would be to have a tour that highlights both the Christian and Jewish heritage.
murraysfalafel.com   (345 words)

  
 Falafel - The Vegan Forum - a vegan message board
I like my falafel the traditional way in a pita wrap or pocket with tahini+lemon juice, pickled turnip, shredded lettuce, tomato, and other veggies.
We were in Dublin recently and in one restaurant OH had a giant falafel the size of a burger, and presented like one.
Though I've never had homemade falafel, I find Fantastic brand organic falafel to be super yum.
www.veganforum.com /forums/showthread.php?t=7476   (1045 words)

  
 Falafel Bar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Falafel Bar is a diminutive restaurant on the Elmwood Strip that was formerly Edrito’s and, before that, the original Pano’s.
There are seven falafel listed, all of which are a variation of one another, and the first that I chose—the Lebaneh Wrap ($5.99)—was because of its interesting flavor combination: in addition to the falafel it also came with fried eggplant, lebaneh (yogurt cheese), and zatar (a mixture of thyme, sesame seeds, and Mediterranean sumac).
The falafel themselves were crisp on the outside, and their interior were soft and colored green from parsley.
artvoice.com /menus/falafel_bar   (1331 words)

  
 Amsterdam Falafelshop - Falafel & Fries in Adams Morgan Washington DC
Amsterdam Falafelshop - Falafel and Fries in Adams Morgan Washington DC Welcome to the Amsterdam Falafelshop, located in Adams Morgan at 2425 18th Street NW.
We are open 7 days a week, serving fresh, hot falafels and fries.
We serve falafels that you top yourself from our wide variety of garnishes, and twice-cooked Dutch-style fries.
www.falafelshop.com   (194 words)

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