(Mahshi, Warak inab, Muajanat, Shushbarak)
On your travel to The Holy Land, we want to assure that you get to engage first-hand with the local culture and people. And what better way to do this than by reserving a day to soak into the heart-warming hospitality of a Jerusalemite family home?
On this well thought through experience, you will be enjoying a cooking class. This means that you will take part in going to the market and learning about the traditional foods as well as preparing fresh ingredients for cooking. Afterwards you will lear how to mix, blend, fold, and so forth, in the lovely company of a local family. Not to mention, getting to eat and enjoy all of it afterwards!
For the cooking class you can choose between four traditional dishes, all flavoured with local spices:
- Mahshi: Rice and meat stuffed zucchinis in tomato sauce.
- Muajanat: Different Middle Eastern pastries with za’atar, olives, tomatoes, cheese, peppers, spinach, seeds, etc.
- Warak inab: Rice and herb stuffed grape leaves with lemon.
- Shushbarak: Middle Eastern lamb dumplings in garlic yogurt.
After dinner, you will enjoy local sweets, hot tea, or coffee of your preference, as well as the possibility to enrich yourself by talking and spending more time with the host family.Reserve a date
How Does it work?
1. Reserve a date
The first step needed so you can start this food journey is by reserving a date and filling all the required information in the form, so the team at Dine in Jerusalem can review it and proceed with. All the information provided is securly saved and private and won't be shared with anyone outside the platform and it is only for service customization purposes.
2. Host review and approval
After receiving your reservation, the platform will automatically send your reservation to all the matching hosts so they can review the reservation details. The first available host who matches with your reservation details, will be able to accept and confirm the reservation, and he/she will be your official host for this journey.
3. Payment Checkout
After a host approval, you will receive a notification confirming to you that there is an available host who is ready to welcome you in the Holy Land for that unique day. And you will be prompted to finalize your reservation by paying the amount due to finalize this reservation. Your payment will be processed in a secure channel via PayPal secure gateway.
4. Confirmation and Details
Once your payment is successfully received. You will recieve an email confirming your payment successful transaction, and will also get all the details about the host family and location, and the date you selected will be reserved for you, and the location of the host will be also mentioned with a Google maps link.