Rediscovering Palestinian Cuisine

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2019 Saveur Blog Awards – “Most Groundbreaking Voice”

2019 Saveur Blog Awards – “Most Groundbreaking Voice”

  I was just recently informed by my dear Sahar @sahars.plate that Intifooda was selected as a finalist in the 2019 Saveur Blog Awards in the “Most Groundbreaking Voice” category. Out of 15,000 nominations, 66 finalists were selected. It’s humbling (and a bit unbelievable) that […]

Intifooda co-presents with Boston Palestine Film Festival: Soufra

Intifooda co-presents with Boston Palestine Film Festival: Soufra

We are honored to be co-presenting this inspiring documentary with the Boston Palestine Film Festival about Palestinian culinary entrepreneur Mariam Shaar. A woman of refugee status living in Southern Lebanon, Mariam and other women are striving to create meaning and purpose through cooking, despite living […]

Maftoul: Palestinian pearl “couscous”

Maftoul: Palestinian pearl “couscous”

Winter is coming, and I am not happy about this. It’s October and I’m already bracing myself. My Mediterranean genes did not evolve to withstand cold weather, okay? There is a reason I lived in California for a decade. Regardless, here I am, settled in […]

Highlights from Intifooda + Olio Dinner

Highlights from Intifooda + Olio Dinner

I don’t need to tell you this again, but we had a blast with all of you! It was a sold-out dinner (plus some) that helped us benefit Palestine Children’s Relief Fund and ReVision Urban Farm. We are grateful you took the time to attend […]

Intifooda + Olio Preview: Khobez (Arabic bread) and dessert

Intifooda + Olio Preview: Khobez (Arabic bread) and dessert

Khobez, or Arabic bread (aka pita) is a one of the most delicious, versatile, and satisfying foods one can make. It’s the basis of every great meal in the Middle East: the utensil for dips, the vessel for kebab and falafel, and the best way […]

Intifooda + Olio Culinary Collective Palestinian Dinner

Intifooda + Olio Culinary Collective Palestinian Dinner

We’ve been a bit lazy about posting recently but wanted to share with you something exciting. Intifooda is honored to partner with Olio Culinary Collective to bring you a 4-course Palestinian dinner on August 18th. We’re of course keeping it seasonal and using both local […]

Ka’ak bi simsim: The OG Bagel (or, the Jerusalem Sesame Bagel)

Ka’ak bi simsim: The OG Bagel (or, the Jerusalem Sesame Bagel)

Bread making is an ancient tradition, and most cultures in the world have some version of this delightful loop of chewiness. Is ka’ak the original bagel? Since the Middle East is home to perhaps the oldest methods of bread-making in the world (yep: at least […]