1/3 Recipes from the Middle East - Appetizer وصفات من الشرق الاوسط - مقبلات

Empowering Women through Cooking. Food is an integral part of our culture and daily lives. If you are a foodie or love making food, please submit a recipe of an appetizer of your choice.

Jury Panel

Reef Fakhoury

Reef is a Jordanian food photographer and stylist based in London, UK. Over the past several years, she has learnt a great deal about food and beverage photography and styling, starting off by art directing numerous restaurant and hotel photo shoots in her capacity as marketing communications manager of a luxury hotel chain in Dubai.

Rula Khatib-Yanis

Rula is an enthusiastic publishing designer with over 12 years of experience. She loves working and being part of the food industry where she has worked on various food magazines along with Michelin star chefs. She has experience in directing and styling food shoots.

Jumana Sharbin

Jumana joins this project with 20 years of experience in the book industry where she has been involved in retail, wholesale, and distribution with a record of selling 10 million books globally. She attributes her success with books to her passion for reading and says "A page in any book is the privilege to enter someone else's world." As part of her role at Readers, she supports local writers by editing, developing and promoting their works thus helping them gain recognition both locally and internationally