Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Z at Jaffa Gate -- a quiz

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This first picture is a test of your Israel knowledge.
No guessing. Either you know what it is or you don't.
Hint: It's inside the Jaffa Gate.
Hint 2: It starts with Z (for ABC Wednesday).



OK, here are the boys mixing a little za'atar and a little salt and twisting shut the pieces of paper (sometimes newspaper) into a tiny bundle.
You get one when you buy a sesame-covered oval "bageleh" from the Arab seller's cart.
He is always at the Jaffa Gate.

Even my toddler granddaughter knows how to dip her bageleh in za'atar before each bite.
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To see a mountain of za'atar, topped by a tiny Dome of the Rock, click here.
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10 comments:

Meryl said...

What a fun interactive post! I never liked bagalah's preferring the lafa loaves myself!!!

Kay L. Davies said...

Wow, learn something new every day, the say, and this is new to me but sounds fascinating. I hope we get there some day to try it.
K

VP said...

I didn't know this...

Robert Geiss said...

This is new to me as well. Sounds like an adventure not to be missed. Please have a good Wednesday.

crystal said...

I had no idea what it was :)

Sounds yummy.

Roger Owen Green said...

great narrative
ROG, ABC Wednesday team.

chubskulit said...

Another fascinating Z post.

Zucchini
Rose, ABC Wednesday Team

cieldequimper said...

Pity I have a jawbone inflammation...

Kay said...

This is so cute. I'll bet my granddaughter would love that. She loves dipping bread in sauces.

JM said...

I would have never guessed. So cool!