Umm Ahmad's Traditional Dining Experience



Indulge in a truly authentic cultural and culinary experience at Umm Ahmad's Guesthouse in the enchanting village of Kufranja, nestled between Jerash and Ajloun. Immerse yourself in the warm hospitality of your host, Sabah Bani Salman, a local chef with a passion for showcasing the rich heritage and flavors of Jordanian cuisine.

As you step into Umm Ahmad's Guesthouse, you'll be greeted by the tantalizing aroma of freshly prepared delicacies. Start your day with a delightful breakfast spread, featuring a fusion of traditional and contemporary dishes meticulously crafted by Sabah herself. Savor the sumptuous flavors of locally sourced ingredients, lovingly cultivated by the women of Kufranja, as you embark on a culinary journey like no other.

But Umm Ahmad's Guesthouse offers more than just a feast for your taste buds. Your meal is accompanied by a cultural and historical overview of Kufranja and the wider Ajloun region, providing you with valuable insights into the traditions, customs, and stories that have shaped this remarkable corner of Jordan. Sabah's deep knowledge and passion for her hometown shine through as she shares fascinating tales that bring the local heritage to life.

2-4 Hours
Group Size
Family Friendly

Hosted by

Sabah Bani Salman

Sabah Bani Salman, a married mother of five, faced the challenge of financial instability while striving to provide her children with the best education. To overcome this, she handcrafted traditional ovens and sold them through a online platforms. Inspired by her success, Sabah converted her home into a guesthouse, where visitors can witness her cooking in these ovens and enjoy traditional food, including freshly baked Taboun bread. Her entrepreneurial spirit and dedication have not only provided for her family but also offered a unique cultural experience to guests. Sabah's story is a testament to the power of determination and passion in turning dreams into reality.