Maamoul: A Delicious Dessert Served Fresh at Jamrah

Maamoul: A Delicious Dessert Served Fresh at Jamrah

At Jamrah, we pride ourselves on our finest Middle Eastern cuisine, but we want you to try our fine, Middle Eastern desserts as well.

Maamoul is a traditional dessert that is just delicious.  This small, shortbread pastry comes filled with dates or almonds. They may be in the shape of balls or of domed or flattened cookies.

With Maamoul, its all about design. The process of making it can be simple, or wooden moulds are used to add style. These moulds very and can be very detailed and beautiful.

These delicious delicacies are very popular throughout Jordan, Palestine, Syria and Lebanon. The tradition has been carried here to the United States.

Maamoul is popularly eaten by Muslims during the month of Ramadan and the holidays following. Arab Christians eat them in the days before Lent, on Eater and on the feast of the Epiphany. In the Greek and Arab Christian traditions, the cookies are shaped into rings to symbolize the crown of Jesus.

Jamrah wants you to come in and try these traditional, delicious cookies for yourselves. Visit Jamrah today for all your Middle Eastern dishes.

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