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...
Mom’s Summertime Potato Salad

Mom’s Summertime Potato Salad

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This recipe reminds me of warm summertime BBQs’ in my parent’s garden in Toronto, where the whole family would gather together for a Levantine BBQ feast. My mother uses the fresh mint and parsley that she grows in her garden for...
Hummus

Hummus

Hummus is staple Levantine dish that has become popular all over the world, Hummus, meaning chickpeas in Arabic, is cooked, mashed chickpeas, blended with tahini, lemon juice, salt and garlic. The earliest known recipe similar to hummus with tahini are in cookbooks...
Ghraybeh

Ghraybeh

These traditional festive cookies are served during most holiday get-togethers. I recall these tasty sweets at most special occasions growing up. There are many variations to it but I find that using cornstarch makes the cookie delicately melt in your mouth. Some like...
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