Food is a very important and strong point of Arab culture and these dishes have conquered the world. Nowadays, it is very common to see other regions of the globe consuming this cuisine on a daily, even more due to migration processes.
With a very distinctive taste, marked by the use of spices, Arab food is undoubtedly one of the best in the world and once in Jordan, you have the opportunity to experience the best of it all.
But why not take these delights with you to your country, and share a little of Jordan with your friends and family? An excellent choice not only for the food lovers, but for those who seek to live the most of local culture is the Beit Sitti.
As Beit Sitti is known the establishment located in a discreet street in Jabal Al Weibdeh, the center of Amman. An extremely warm environment, with a special charm due retro decor, regarding the meaning of Beit Sitti which means ‘My Grandmother’s House’ in Arabic. Not only the environment, but the hospitality of the staff also makes you feel like home.
More than a restaurant, Beit Sitti offers cooking classes. There you can cook your own meal from the appetizer to the dessert, which of course, is composed by typical dishes. Customers are instructed step by step as to the procedures and origin of the dish and details about each ingredient. So it’s possible really understand what you’re doing and not just blindly following instructions.
Beit Sitti attends from one to 60 people per session. Depending on the size of groups, classes can be even more dynamic, with activities such as team competitions.
Another positive point is the scheduling flexibility and the variety of the menu. Each session can have a different plate. I.e., those who want to participate more than once do not worry about cook the same. The choice is made upon the reservation request.
At the end, in addition to taste the dishes that you made, you will receive a certificate of participation and the recipes of the day will be sent to every customer by email. A remarkable activity, funny and highly recommended. Beit Sitti is ranked number 1 on TripAdvisor among restaurants in Amman. Worth adding to your itinerary.
Photos: Beit Sitti Website