Fatteh Bitanjan

Fatteh Bitanjan

There are numerous types of fatteh’s in the region, made with layers of toasted bread, vegetables and/or meat with yoghurt, nuts and sometimes tomato sauce. Fatteh comes from the Arabic way of saying to crumble or pull the bread over something.  I find it...
Ramadan, Reminiscing and Recipes

Ramadan, Reminiscing and Recipes

Growing up in Canada, my parents did their best to preserve traditions and culture. They spoke Arabic at home, my mother cooked traditional dishes and we often heard stories of their childhood in Palestine. Every meal my family shared together was special.  I remember...
Shorabet Adas

Shorabet Adas

During Ramadan, lentil soup is often served daily at Iftar tables. Variations of this quintessential fast-breaker have been enjoyed around the world at iftar time since time immemorial, but nowhere is it as ubiquitous as it is in the Middle East.   Lentils are a main...
Ramadan in Palestine

Ramadan in Palestine

Like their brethren all over the world, Palestinian Muslims are observing the month of Ramadan. But Palestinian Muslims also face unique challenges performing their Ramadan duties under Israeli occupation and discrimination. Let’s face it. Life is no walk in the park...
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