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Day Five, Dish Five: Mujadara

The Mujadara :  Ingredients For 4 people 1 ½ cup of green dry lentils1 tsp of cumin1 tsp of coriander4 red onions2 cups of medium grain rice1 tsp of cinnamon 1 tsp of sugar½ cup of…
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Day Four, Dish Four: Mutabal o Kmaj

Ingredients : 2 large eggplants2 tbs of lemon juice4 tbs of tahini2 garlic cloveBit of salt4 tbs of olive oil½ tsp of coriander ½ tsp of cumin½ tsp of chilly flakes ( optional) Char the eggplant…
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Day Three, Dish Three: Maftoul

" Maftoul or Marma'on as we call it in Bethlehem is a winter dish that I adore. The broth is deep, intense and the maftoul grains resonate the taste of the land. Today I prepared…
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Day Two, Dish Two: Burbara

A special Palestinian recipe from Chef Fadi Kattan... " Burbara celebrates the feast of Saint Barbara. The story says she converted to Christianism and her father was extremely upset. She hid from him in a…
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Day One, Dish One: Musakhan

A special Palestinian recipe from Chef Fadi Kattan..." Musakhan symbolises for me one of those seasonal dishes that celebrate Palestine's terroir and olive oil. What better than to have a musakhan dripping with freshly pressed…
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Welcome to the first Bethlehem Cultural Festival

We are extremely excited to bring to you the very first Arts and Cultural Festival celebrating the not so little town of Bethlehem in Palestine. Join us between 3rd - 7th December in a celebration…
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