Archive | August 2010
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Fifteen minutes at Carrefour
I went speed shopping at Carrefour recently. Carrefour is the Jordanian version of Target (say Tar-zhay) but they really are French. I despise shopping so I set sight on my target and head towards the checkout. I don’t think anyone can get in and out of City Mall faster than I can, even with kids […]
Ode to Atayef
Pillowy pancakes stuffed with cheese or nuts Gotta have some. No ifs, ands, or buts. With your syrup so sweet You make our Ramadan complete How we love you to fill our guts. . . Steaming fresh rounds made before us Store bought to avoid all the fuss. Taken home to stuff, I get more […]
A Ramadan Limerick for My Fasting Friends
I wish you all the very best As you put your willpower to the test. Let your prayers be heard And rewards be assured On this holy month so blessed. . . . Ramadan Kareem to all!