Grape leaves are by far the best mehsheh ever, in all forms and colors! Meeydeh or kroum, early spring’s tender grapevine leaves, are a delicacy, and are eaten raw with a tabouleh, or stuffed and cooked, as here.
Artichokes are from the wonderful plant that is related to the gracious antique acanthus leaves that adorned Roman Corinthian capitals scattered all over Baalbeck and other Roman temples and ruins in Lebanon.
Meat (and rice) stuffed zucchini are a staple of Lebanese home cuisine. Preparing whole zucchini for stuffing is a tricky job; the smaller, the better (look for finger-size zucchini . . . yes, this exists!), though this makes coring them more difficult.