White Cheese


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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

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White cheese sandwiches are traditionally eaten for breakfast and light suppers. They are usually served with sliced cucumber, olives, and sprigs of fresh mint. The saltiness of the cheese is nicely balanced with sweet tea in winter and chilled watermelon cubes in the summer.

In the local markets, you can find the mild soft white cheese, jibin Arab ‘cheese of the Arabs,’ which, unlike feta cheese, has gas holes and does not crumble. Jibin dhafayir is braided white chee