Get an inside glimpse of the famous regional cuisine
of the Levant.
The tasty and beautifully presented assortment
of mezza (appetizers) which signal the start of a Jordanian meal reflect
a cultural tradition of generosity, leisurely meals and lively
conversation. Main courses typically
combine simple ingredients with an exotic array of spices—a reminder that since
time out of mind, the land has been at the crossroads of the ancient spice
you can make the secrets of Levantine cuisine your own. We can help you set up a 5-night cuisine
course at The Petra Kitchen. Like any home kitchen, The Petra Kitchen is a relaxed, informal
atmosphere where you’ll gather to prepare an evening
meal, working alongside local women under the supervision of a local chef. Each evening meal includes soup, cold and hot
mezza and salads, and a main course—all typical Jordanian dishes.
days will be filled not only with visits to Petra, Wadi Rum and other local
attractions, but also the chance to visit local farms and orchards and to go
shopping in the local markets with the chef.
Who knows? Maybe you’ll pick up a
working knowledge of Arabic language (at least the all-important food words!)
and a little experience at haggling.
You’ll also dine in a few of
best traditional restaurants, and sample the best of the rapidly-growing
assortment of local wines.
Take home memories….and
recipes….so you can invite your family and friends to sample your favorite
holiday dishes. They’ll enjoy it more
than pictures, we’re sure!