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Date Molasses Making Experience

Aqaba, JO

Date Molasses Making Experience

Aqaba, JO
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Experience the rich flavors of the Middle East with a Date Molasses Making Experience. Get picked up from your hotel and be welcomed with an Arabian coffee, immersing yourself in the local culture. Put on your gloves and apron as you learn step by step how to make date molasses from a local chef. Taste the final product and even take some home with you. Along the way, enjoy a delicious herbal tea with the chef's family, creating memories that will last a lifetime. This hands-on cooking experience will not only satisfy your sweet tooth but also provide an authentic taste of Jordan. Don't miss out on this opportunity to delve into the culinary traditions of the Middle East.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 1 hours - 1 hours 30 minutes
  • Suitable for 2-10 Participants
  • Small Group Tour, Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Pick-up from hotels or hostels
  • Welcoming with Arabian coffee and briefing
  • Hands-on experience in making Date molasses
  • Tasting the final product and taking it home
  • Enjoying herbs tea with the local chef family
  • Coffee and/or tea
  • Alcoholic beverages

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Experience the ancient tradition of making Date Molasses with this immersive tour in Aqaba, Jordan. Date molasses, also known as date syrup, is a deliciously sweet and dark syrup used in many Middle Eastern recipes. In this unique experience, participants will have the opportunity to learn the art of making date molasses from scratch.

What to expect?

Upon arrival, participants will be warmly greeted by the Aqabawi staff and treated to a cup of aromatic Arabian coffee. They will then be provided with a comprehensive briefing about the date molasses-making process. Participants will also be provided with gloves and aprons to ensure a hygienic and enjoyable cooking experience. Under the guidance of a skilled local chef, participants will embark on a step-by-step journey of creating their own batch of date molasses. From boiling and simmering the dates to extracting their rich flavors, participants will gain hands-on experience in the art of date molasses-making. Once the final product is ready, participants will have the opportunity to taste the exquisite date molasses and even take some home as a sweet souvenir. To enhance the cultural experience, participants will also enjoy a delightful tasting of herbal tea with the local chef's family, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Who is this for?

This captivating experience is perfect for curious food enthusiasts, culinary adventurers, and culture lovers. Whether you are a seasoned traveler or someone seeking a unique cultural experience, this tour welcomes individuals of all backgrounds and ages. No prior cooking skills are required, making it accessible to everyone who desires to delve into the Middle Eastern culinary heritage.

Why book this?

By booking this immersive date molasses-making experience, you are not only indulging your taste buds but also embracing the rich history and traditions of Jordan. Immerse yourself in the art of local cuisine and discover the secret behind creating the perfect date molasses. The knowledgeable local chef will guide and share insights, ensuring an authentic and educational experience. Take home your own batch of date molasses as a delightful souvenir, allowing you to savor the flavors of Jordan long after your journey ends.

Good to know

This tour lasts approximately 60 to 90 minutes, providing ample time to learn, create, and taste the delicious date molasses. The itinerary includes pick-up from your hotel or hostel by the friendly Aqabawi staff. Please note that this tour takes place at the Movenpick Resort & Residences Aqaba, offering a convenient and comfortable setting for this culinary adventure. Embrace the opportunity to connect with the local chef's family over tea, fostering cultural understanding and creating lasting memories.


Participants who have experienced this date molasses-making tour have been amazed by the hands-on nature of the activity. They have praised the knowledgeable local chef for his guidance and expertise, allowing them to create a delicious batch of date molasses. Many have also appreciated the warm hospitality and cultural insights shared by the chef's family during the tea tasting. Overall, participants have left this experience feeling not only satisfied with their culinary creations but also enriched by the authenticity of Jordanian traditions.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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2024-04-18 09:43