Rabiya (Fresh Fava Bean Maqluba). Photo by Matan Choufan.

Rabiya (Fresh Fava Bean Maqluba)

Maqluba is the flagship dish of Palestinian cuisine. You will find it served in most homes in the country on the first day of Ramadan.

Qatayef Asafiri. Photo by Matan Choufan.

Qatayef Asafiri

Qatayef Asafiri, which translates to little bird qatayef, originated in Syria and Lebanon. They’re filled with a soft cheese for Ramadan.

Photo by Matan Choufan

Za’atar Preserved in Olive Oil

In this traditional recipe, fresh hyssop or za’atar leaves are preserved in olive oil along with spices and lemon.