Sunday - 17 Dec 2017 | 18:43:10 Home  |  Sitemap  |  RSS   
 Sarah Zalat, promising young kickboxer   ::::   Update-Army retakes areas in Damascus Countryside and Idleb, eliminates Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Hama and Idleb   ::::   Humanitarian Aid from Russia distributed among Izra citizens in Daraa province   ::::   Russian-Syrian basketball festival held at Damascus   ::::   Syria strongly condemns statements by de Mistura and French Foreign Ministry about recent Geneva round   ::::   Syrias Manger Has Room for Everyone opened at Ibrahim al-Khalil Convent   ::::   Army thwarts Daesh attack on al-Tadamon in Damascus, kills 22 Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Aleppo   ::::   Syria strongly condoms US-led coalition massacres against civilians in Deir Ezzor   ::::   Update-Authorities foil terrorist car bomb attack on Damascus outskirts   ::::   Al-Jaafari: No direct talks would be held with preconditions   ::::   At least 12 Palestinians injured in Israeli occupation attack on Gaza   ::::   Syrian Arab Republic delegation holds third session of talks with de Mistura   ::::   Army continues hunting down al-Nusra terrorists in Hama countryside   ::::   Petroleum Ministrys performance discussed at People Assembly   ::::   New humanitarian aid convoy arrives at al-Bukamal city   ::::   Update-Mediatex Expo for advertising and media starts activities   ::::   Mikdad: Syria committed to applying principles of international humanitarian law   ::::   Nasrallah: Trumps decision on Al-Quds will be the beginning of the end of the Israeli occupation   ::::   President al-Assad meets Russian President Vladimir Putin   :::: 
http://www.shamrose.net
Home » Culture/Arts
Share |
The Meadan Neighborhood and the Damascene Sweets
The Meadan Neighborhood and the Damascene Sweets

The Meadan Neighborhood, that is adjacent to the wall of the old city of Damascus, it is characterized by being and for decades as the home of the famous Syrian sweets shops, restaurants hosting the kitchens of ancient Damascene foods that offers all types and colors of authentic damascene dishes. The neighborhood is known for the damascene Shaworma, and the world-famous Syrian pastry shops. The neighborhood is considered the main center of sweets and food kitchens in Syria for decades in Damascus, as the people there developed the industry and expanded it to fame all over the world and it then the old city became a world center for the industry.

The Shami Kitchen Road (AKA): the Main old Medan Street is crowded with during the enter month of Ramadan and the feast days, as ther buyers and the countertops set by the shop owners on the pavement and they creatively decorating the food to attract people as  the market has a well turnout. The sides of the roads are loaded with Baqlava, twisted sweets, Namorah, the bird nest and Warbat in addition to lots of Arab sweets made with Arabian ghee; there is also shawarma as well as chickpeas, beans and all kinds of food.  The owners of shops are selling the Damascene sweets usin creative displays of their goods on the facades of shops, to attract people's attention. Some of them make beautiful hierarchically shapes and some of them put it in elegant artistic style.

Damascenes along with people in other Syrian cities consider sweets to be the most important holiday items and accessories of hospitality. The Meadan district occupies the central position in the field of sweets. The Damascene sweets industry developed to reach 200 types currently causing a diversity and new classifications on the basis of events, classes and prices. Some of them are special Ramadan sweets like Kalqtiv Alasaafiri, Awama, Mushabak, twisted sweets and Baloreyha.

Some studies note that the Syrians’ love for sweets and especially during the holidays made them world top consumers of sweets and ,on the other hand, one of the most important manufacturers and exporters of oriental sweets in the world. And the popular conception of the festival in Damascus, as in other Arab countries is to exchange visits between parents, neighbors, relatives and friends as well as receive well-wishers and serve desserts.

The Medan Market takes a prominent place in making ancient Damascene Sweets; that make the Arab and international markets proud. Once the month of Ramadan comes, the vendors setup tables with various categories in front of the shops, where the market is witnesses a remarkable demand during the holy month.

.
Wed 2012-08-15  |  09:51:33   
Back Send to Friend Print Add Comment
Share |

Would you like to comment on the subject ? 
: Your Name
: Country
: Subject
: Comment

: Code
   
http://www.
SEARCH
Copyright syriandays.com - All rights reserved
Powered by Ten-neT.biz ©