Date Selections

This evening we had finger foods for iftar and I also placed a plate of various dates on the table, about 4 of each. It’s nice trying the flavors of different dates. It’s funny to think that the main part of my life I had never even heard of dates little on tried them. There were so many things that I had never saw or tried coming from a small town the stores just carry what they people buy which means not a lot of change. As soon as I took my first bite of a date I desired more and now it has become one of my favorite fruits to have plain or mixed into other recipes.

Here is a list of the date’s pictures above.
1. SukaryAhmar
2. Nabtat Ali
3. Sheeshi
4. Wannana
They are all wonderful in their own right but the wannana is one of the best dates you will ever try. It’s black, soft as butter and so light and sweet. Sheeshi is the dates ate by diabetics and people that cannot have nor want a lot of sugar. You all know I love all the sukary dates and the nabtat ali are sweet and harder they remind me a lot of ajwa dates yet nowhere near as sweet.
What dates have you tried and which ones are your favorites?

2 Responses to Date Selections

  • I’m not sure which is my favourite. This year I had the most wonderful dates at my friend’s each night for ftoor. In fact I could have just eaten them for ftoor and suhoor. Dates are one of the many things I will miss from the GCC.

  • I agree I love dates and its hard to choose. Every time I try a new one I am in love lol.

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