As one of the earliest mobile foods, pickles filled the stomachs of hungry sailors and travelers, while also providing families with a source of food during the cold winter months.Pickles are created by immersing fresh fruits or vegetables in an acidic liquid or saltwater brine until they are no longer considered raw or vulnerable to spoilage.
Some say it is derived from Aramaic word "lbn" which means "white".
It is believed that it is because of the snow covered Mount Lebanon (in Arabic Jabal Lubnan) which extends across the country. The second theory sees the origin of the word Lebanon in Syriac which is a dialect of Middle Aramaic language.
As Sultana battles for a life of dignity, she saves other women from servitude.
THE PRINCESS TRILOGY is the testimony of a woman of indomitable spirit and great courage.
About 10 million Lebanese people live outside Lebanon.