Jerash, Jordan

Make Artisanal Jam and Traditional Jordanian Lunch

2-3 Hours | Cooking Class, Food Tour and Getting to Know Locals

Join the woman of the Bait Khayrat Souf Association for a hands-on day of making (and eating) delicous artisanal jams and a traditional lunch. The association is famous for serving guests authentic Jordanian food in a beautiful outdoor setting. You'll learn to make various fruit jams, labaneh, magdous, fresh bread and other tasty dishes. You'll also get to try their secret blend of healthy, acorn-based coffee.

Right for You?

Duration

2-3 Hours

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion, Foodie Fun and Family Friendly

Languages

Arabic
Very little English is spoken, so be prepared for hand gestures and smiles

Physical Activity

Light activity

Location

Small Towns/Villages

Connect

Wifi: None
Cell: Limited

Bait Khayrat Souf

Locally Owned Community Association
Starts at:

$34/person

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Speaks: Arabic

Highlights

  • Learn to make strawberry, kiwi or apricot jam first-hand, and take a small jar home with you
  • Help to prepare a traditional 'hawader' lunch, which consists of several local dishes and fresh bread
  • Enjoy the feast alongside your local hosts in the courtyard of the Association's beautiful historic building

Details

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Activities

Cooking Class, Food Tour and Getting to Know Locals

Guide

Local guide (not bilingual)

Food

Lunch

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Your Local Host

Bait Khayrat Souf

Locally Owned Community Association

Bait Khayrat Souf is an organization deeply rooted in local history and known as the spot for tasting and experiencing authentic Jordanian culture. The association acts as a social enterprise and is led by ambitious and active women from the Souf village, each of whom have a skill to offer to every guest. The goal of Bait Khayrat Souf is to create a platform for local women to financially support themselves through economic development opportunities, such as domestic and international tourism. Bait Khayrat Souf specializes in delicious traditional food, making jams from local seasonal ingredients and brewing their secret blend of highly beneficial decaffeinated acorn coffee and medicinal herbs.

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Getting There

Transport options

Taxi and Bus