Food

Daawat

Daawat

When my family hosts a daawat, I imagine a gathering of my immediate and extended family. The “d” in daawat sounds like the “th” in the word brother. It’s pronounced DAH-wuth. In my search results, the correct and more enticing definition appears. Daawat as a noun translates to a feast. As a verb, it means to feast. The food was, indeed, the highlight of the get-together. When presented all at once on a table, I certainly feasted with my eyes before I tasted with my tongue. 

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Cupcakes

Cupcakes

Having family over means preparing and eating food. For me (a.k.a. the Sultan of Sweets), it also means enjoying dessert baked by my sisters! Here are some pictures of the chocolate and vanilla cupcakes with milk chocolate and strawberry frosting topped with edible pearls.

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Jordanian Sweets

Jordanian Sweets

One of my friends called me the Sultan of Sugar because I take my sweet tooth seriously. When it comes to photographing dessert that isn’t exclusive to the photographer (and meant for the family), there probably won’t be much left if you don’t get to it in time. Still, I managed to snatch away some dessert that I ate after putting down my camera.

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New Year's Eve at Kiran's

New Year's Eve at Kiran's

Ever since I began working in the wedding registry business, I have learned to recognize and appreciate quality dinnerware. One such dinnerware pattern is the New Wave collection by Villeroy & Boch, whose curvy edges introduce movement to a material known for its strength: porcelain.

One of my colleagues told me about his customer who was shopping for New Wave dinnerware for her restaurant. I thought about how neat it must be to serve food in style, compared to the dull dinnerware I usually see at most restaurants.

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