19 Sep

Kunafa (Arabic: كُنافة, [qūˈnā:fā] (About this sound listen), dialectal: [knāˈfei]) is a traditional Palestinian dessert made with cheese pastry soaked in sweet, sugar-based syrup. It is popular throughout the Arab world, especially in the Levant and Egypt, principally in Palestine. Kunafa is popularly known to have originated in the Palestinian city of Nablus, and is the most representative and iconic Palestinian dessert.