Zalatimo Sweets offers free porcelain tasting dish

Zalatimo Sweets offers free porcelain tasting dish
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Zalatimo offers great tasting Arabic sweets with free serving dish

In 1860, Mohammed Zalatimo opened a small pastry shop in the Old City of the Holy City of Jerusalem, within the ancient Walls of the city surrounded by the world’s most important religious icons including the Roman built Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

Zalatimo began manufacturing a thin, multi-layered philo-bread pastry filled with cheese that he called Mutabak that he added to his assortment of handmade Arabic sweetened pastries.

Originally, Mutabak was a morning takeaway snack that was very popular with Jerusalemites and visitors from around the world.

More than a century later, the Zalatimo family based in Amman, Jordan, continues this historic pastry tradition providing hand-made gourmet pastries throughout the world.



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Each of the Zalatimo handmade pastries are created and produced in their own bakeries where quality control and freshness remain the hallmarks of Zalatimo products.

In celebration of that great 150-year pastry tradition, Zalatimo is offering a 26.5 ounce beautifully designed container in traditional red color filled with individually wrapped Zalatimo products including Burma Pistachio, Cashew Roll, and Baklava Walnut.

Additionally, each gift container includes a brilliant white porcelain serving dish that comes free of charge with the Zalatimo Sweets as a gift from the Zalatimo family.

Visit your local Middle East or ethnic store and ask them for Zalatimo products and while supplies last the 26.5 ounce Individually wrapped Zalatimo “All Natural Mediterranean Baklava” with the free porcelain serving plate.

For more information on all Zalatimo Sweets visit them online at

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Zalatimo offers great tasting Arabic sweets with free serving dish

Zalatimo offers great tasting Arabic sweets with free serving dish

Zalatimo offers great tasting Arabic sweets with free serving dish

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Ray Hanania is an award winning political and humor columnist who analyzes American and Middle East politics, and life in general. He is an author of several books.

"I write about three topics, the Middle East, politics and life in general. I often take my life experiences and offer them in an entertaining way to readers, and I take on the toughest topics like the Israel-Palestine conflict and don't pull any punches about what I feel is fair. But, my priority is always about writing the good story."

Hanania covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at, and at, and at He has also published weekly columns in the Jerusalem Post newspaper,, Newsday Newspaper in New York, the Orlando Sentinel Newspapers, and the Arlington Heights Daily Herald.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media. In 2009, Hanania received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. He was honored for his writing skills with two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild. In 1990, Hanania was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times editors for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His writings have also been honored by two national Awards from ADC for his writing, and from the National Arab American Journalists Association.

The managing editor of Suburban Chicagoland Online News website, Hanania's columns also appear in the Southwest News Newspaper Group of 8 newspapers.

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