If you asked any of us to name the number one highlight of our trip to Jordan that we would all agree on; I am pretty sure it would be the food. Naturally, mezze played a huge role in this decision but it was also great to try other Jordanian specialities like makluba. This was a delicious savoury “cake” made of rice, eggplant and meat and the best part is it’s presentation. All of the food is slowly cooked in one round flat pot, the preparation is then turned over to form a very characteristic meat and rice cake. In fact, the word makluba, in Arabic, literally means “upside down”. Here is our guide Fadi showing us how to “flip it over”.