Muhafazat Hims Local Customs
kids in Qal'at Al Husn
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Mate (mati) drink
Mate in Arabic (mati)is south American drink but very popular drink in Syria,Is drunk with Massasa (strow )and hot water.Those who share the mate join in a kind of bond of total acceptance and friendship.some of the benefits of drinking yerba mate tea.1. Rich in AntioxidantsYerba mate tea is very high in antioxidants; it's got about 90% more antioxidants than green tea. Yerba mate has significant immune boosting properties. It can slow the signs of aging, detoxify the blood and prevent many types of cancer. Yerba mate also helps reduce stress and insomnia.2. Enhances Your Ability to FocusProponents of yerba mate tea say that the minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, animo acids and polphenols found in this beverage have a balancing effect on the caffeine it contains. Users report increased mental energy, clarity and focus, but they also say that yerba mate doesn't cause any of the...
Some Syrian Mezze (starters ) or for breakfast
MAGDOUSIngredientsEggplantsSweet red pepper pasteCrushed walnutsOlive oilSaltSliced garlic (optional)The stuffingMix together the sweet red pepper paste with the crushed walnuts and the garlic.MOUHAMMARAIngredients100 gr. bread crumbs50 gr. sweet red pepper paste10 gr. crushed dried hot red pepper20 gr. cumin40 gr. concentrated pomegranate syrup100 ml. olive oil100 gr. crushed walnut150 ml. water20 ml. lemon juice15 gr. sugarSaltVEGETABLES OMELET (EJJEH)Ingredients1 bunch of parsley7 eggs1 teaspoon of flour1 onion2 cloves of garlic1 teaspoon of dried mint1 teaspoon of dried sweet red pepper1 pinch of cinnamon200 ml. olive oilVegetable oilEGGPLANT FATTOUCHEIngredients1 kg. eggplant2 tomatoes1 onion1 bunch of parsleyLemon juiceOlive oilVegetable oilArabic breadSaltMOUTABBALIngredients500 gr. eggplant1 green pepper1/2 bunch of chopped parsley4 branches of green mint150 gr. sesame oil1/2...
Local cuising (Jbn el Halawa)
it’s akawi cheese and semolina flour pressed into sheets and rolled with ashta cream. Although bland on its own, it resembles a lighter cheesecake once you douse it with sugar syrup.
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