Lebanese Nikhaat bil hamod wal-zayt (Seasoned Brains) Recipe

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3 sheep’s brain
1 large onion, peeled and halved
1 lemon wedge
1 cinnamon stick
a dash of salt
3 cloves garlic, crushed with a dash of salt
½ cup lemon juice
olive oil
3 bay leaves


Remove thin membrane of the brain under running water. Place in a pot. Cover with water. Add a dash of salt, cinnamon sticks, onion, and lemon wedge.Bring to a boil over moderate heat. Skim off scum and remove lemon wedge. Leave on heat for 10 minutes.Drain brains. Wash under running cold water. Drain well and place in plate.Add salt, garlic, lemon juice, and a dash of olive oil.Serve garnished with radishes.

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