Makdous is a Syrian eggplant preserved in olive oil, it’s a kind of famous Syrian-house hoard in Lebanon, Palestine and the Levant in general, where it is prepared during autumn to provide it in the winter. The boiled eggplant is stuffed with walnuts, garlic, sun-dried red pepper, salt, and sometimes chili powder is added, then pickled with olive oil. It is usually prepared by Syrian families around the fall to provide winter. It is usually prepared by Syrian families around the fall to provide winter. It’s almost in every hoard in every Syrian house, and it’s considered the first friend for every family, that is served on the breakfast tables with a cup of tea, it’s one of the most important and the strangest flavors in the world. Some people eat it during breakfast, dinner or supper.