Al Maida Olive Oil

Al Maida Olive Oil

Located in the middle of the Jordanian desert, about 2 hours outside Amman,  sits 155,000 olive trees.  Ziad Bilbeisi, former architect and founder of Al Maida owns these groves and works together with his four children to produce an internationally respected, award...
Homegrown Palestine

Homegrown Palestine

Noor Awad is the brilliant mind behind Homegrown, the social enterprise that helps support small-scale Palestinian farmers cultivating olive trees, and sources their produce in a bid to shed light on their stories, and in turn, help sustain their olive groves. For the...
The Gold Series

The Gold Series

Aamar Shawwa’s artwork captures a time of nostalgia and calmness, a time when everything around her was pristine and also depicts  a time of sadness and hardship. Aamar discovered her knack for art while staying home in Kuwait during the Gulf War  and it was her older...
Musakhan Rolls

Musakhan Rolls

[cooked-recipe id=”72476″ A signature Palestinian dish made with sumac, fried onions and shredded chicken, traditionally made open faced on top of Tabun bread. These rolls are a simpler version and very delicious Shares...
Balad بلد

Balad بلد

When I was writing Balad (بلد : Arabic for country), I imagined actually living in the hearts of the people with whom I feel the most safe and at home. I thought of different cities while writing this piece, mainly: Beirut, Amman, Nablus, and Damascus, cities which...
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