If there’s one dessert that rules as the Queen of Arabic sweets, I would nominate Kunafe Nablusia, the sticky pastry made of gooey sweet cheese sandwiched between layers of shredded kunafe pastry. This specialty from the Palestinian city of Nablus is prepared in enormous round trays, saturated with rose-scented syrup, cut into slabs and garnished with chopped pistachios.
Magluba – Up Side Down (Chicken & Rice) This is a traditional Palestinian dish that I read about and had to try. It works great for Friday night and even for leftovers. It does take a bit of work, but is easier than it sounds. I made it with chicken, but it can be made with meat or lamb and would be amazing.
2 Palestinian food recipes that will make you cry. And not out of sadness. Palestinian-British restaurateur Joudie Kalla developed an app to serve up her family's recipes, with a healthy serving of politics on the side.