Known as both an aphrodisiac and the poor man’s food, there are more than 400 varieties of date available in Iraq. These include soft and semi-soft, or dry dates, also known as bread dates. The tahini is a wonderful nutty addition to this recipe. The truffles are suitable for gluten- and dairy-free eaters. Listed below are just some ideas for coatings, which you can, of course, adapt to your taste.