Spend 2 hours in the house of a local family in Amman and enjoy an authentic Jordanian dinner. From delicious meze and kebabs to tasty sweets and deserts, the freshly-prepared meal will give you a true taste of the diverse Jordanian cuisine and culture.
What to Expect
While dining in the house of a local family in Amman, you will experience the history and culture behind the diverse Jordanian cuisine. The huge variety of dishes developed from each of the invaders and settlers in Jordan over the many centuries, including Egyptians, Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, Romans, Arab Muslims, Christian Crusaders, Ottoman Turks, and British colonizers. Each has left a mark on the traditional and authentic cuisines and culture of the country.
Sample the delicious flavors of Jordan cuisine, with influences from Middle Eastern, Arab, and Greek traditions. Dishes include meze – small starters such as hummus, kube, and tabbouleh – as well as a variety of kebabs. Some of the sweets that can be also found in the Arabian cuisine, such as Baklava, are also very popular and drinking coffee is almost like a ritual in Jordan.
From hot and spicy dishes to very mild dishes – the diversity of Jordanian food provides something for everyone’s tastes. Enjoy the rare opportunity to dine in a family’s home and to sample the scrumptious and mouth-watering recipes of authentic Jordanian cuisine.