Ma’amoul bars

Ma’amoul maad

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By Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley

Published 2020

  • About

In the days leading up to Eid, to mark the end of Ramadan, Sami’s aunties, mother, grandmother and cousins would come together to make the very popular ma’amoul. Sitting on the floor in a circle, everyone would have their designated job: kneading or rolling the dough, stuffing or moulding, baking and packing. It seemed to go on for days, in Sami’s imaginings, and led him to think that the process must be a long and complicated one. It was with some surprise then, when he made the cookies fo