Jordan Tourism Board to unveil gastronomic microsite

Amman: the capital of Jordan
Amman: the capital of Jordan

The Jordan Tourism board is to launch a dedicated microsite aimed at highlighting the country's diverse culinary scene and promoting its Bedouin hospitality.

The website will offer an insight into Jordanian food and will include interactive recipes with step-by-step videos, featuring a variety of native specialities.

These include the traditional tabbouleh, an Arab salad made from bulgur, tomatoes, cucumber and finely chopped herbs.

Jordan now boasts a burgeoning food scene according to the country's tourism body, and also produces a wide range of home-grown wines.

The website is being launched as part of Jordan's plans to focus on gastronomy for 2014.

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