Sahlep, also known as salep or sahlab
, supposedly dates back to the Ottoman period and was a popular drink then, too.
Some made it as far as the dining tables for bowls of sahlab
while others simply shifted to the cushions lining the open-air Bedouin tent.
Take the time to stop and chat with the locals as you sip delicious Sahlab
(a thick, sweet, fragrant milky drink, usually topped with nuts and cinnamon) and ask these locals about their love for this evocative city.
The agreement's signing was attended by Ambassador Mohamed Rabie, the chairman of the Council of Arab Economic Unity; Osama Khushab, Lebanon's Consul General in Alexandria; Major General Essam Badawi, Secretary General of the Arab Sea Ports Federation; and Mahmoud Sahlab
, Chairman of the Board for the Port of Tripoli.
Hamad Al-Duaij presented the donation to the committee's treasurer Ashraf Sahlab
upon hosting him at the embassy in Amman this morning.
Along with the extensive Iftar and Sohour, there's also a wide spread of manakiesh, saj, sahlab
, tea and other Ramadan drinks and food, along with various shisha flavours.
At the Amman Marriott hotel, there is the lighting of the tree on December 14, in the lobby; glue wine, sahlab
and hot chocolate at the Gingerbread house,.