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Full day with locals at Salt

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5-6 hours

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No Cancellation

Group Size

25 people

Languages

English

Overview

Start the morning with Manaqiesh pastry making by learning about the rich agricultural ingredients of organic local Sumaq, sesame seeds, olive oil, roasted wheat, roasted chickpeas, dry leaves of Oregano, herbal mix, Jameed powder (dry yoghurt) put in the mix of Zaatar and bake it in the Arabic outdoor oven to have it as part of the first interactive breakfast meal of the day with a glass of tea at the farmer’s garden. Bake Holiday bread (Grass Eid) a traditional sweet that is made as heritage bread to celebrate the last supper of Jesus as he cut the bread 2000 years ago before his crucifixion and that is celebrated today after olive harvest; because it has so much olive oil in the recipe and enjoy eating it fresh from the oven. Experience putting on the Salti traditional dress and hear the stories about it.

After the breakfast experience making bars of soap by adding natural herbs at the Natural Soap making Garden. After you get acquainted with the natural ingredients of the soap making experience you would cut the Glycerin bar, put the shreds in another plate then the melted Glycerin will be presented to have the additives of the client choice of the preferred herb or plant like Lavander, rosemary, Aloe vera, Parsley…etc. The chosen herb mix will be added to the melted Glycerin and then will be poured in silicon moulds to have the final shape of a soap bar. The bars need 3 hours to be ready for use.

Experience bee keeping and learn about the miracle of Bee’s kingdom with Jordanian Bee keeper.  you will be dressed in the Beekeeper suit and will be led to the hives by the Beekeeper to see the Bee’s Queen, bee females and males at work. Clients will listen to the story of Bee’s 6 famous products and can also taste some of these products.

After that we will meet Jordanian farmer and her family. They will teach you how to bake whole wheat Saj bread, pick a free-range egg, milk a goat, feed a baby goat, ride the tractor and have fresh local made food from the farm under the 400 years old Oak tree. The food is from “from farm to table”; the Saj bread, free range eggs, products of goat’s milk as white goat cheese, white goat butter, yoghurt, the famous Galaieh of farmers (fried tomatoes with garlic in olive oil), fried eggplants with Sumaq in olive oil, fried local potatoes in olive oil, some sliced veggies, pickled olives and all is presented with tea and Arabic coffee plus water. Next comes the freshly cooked traditional famous sweet of Kunafeh; clients will watch the making of Kunafeh and how it is cooked on fire wood to be presented to them with nuts and sugar syrup.

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Included/Excluded

  • Preparing your meals with locals
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch Light Meal with dessert
  • Tea, Coffee & water
  • Making bars of soap
  • Bee keeping
  • Farm Experiences (milking goat, feeding baby goat)

Languages

English

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