Artisans, Stories & Recipes
Sabah Al-Yasmine Podcast
In the Press
April 23, 2018
"Chef Fadi Kattan, who runs the Hosh al-Syrian guesthouse and Fawda Cafe in Bethlehem, fondly remembers how his mother cooked Akoub: fried, with lemon juice and tahini. "
January 26, 2018
"we have come to Bethlehem to create a dinner, a one-off collaboration between the French-Palestinian chef Fadi Kattan, known for his modern take on traditional cuisine, and British chef and writer Tom Hunt"
November 26, 2017
"I met Fadi Kattan, an enterprising, highly creative chef from an old and distinguished Bethlehem family."
December 17, 2017
"At his restaurant, Kattan, who has trained in kitchens in France and England, deconstructs and reinterprets traditional recipes"
September 23, 2017
"we were able at very short notice to have lunch in the Hosh Al-Syrian Hostel's Fawda Café and meet its remarkable founder Fadi Kattan"
September 8, 2017
"Le chef franco-palestinien de 39 ans, bouillant et passionné, s’acharne avec succès à revisiter la tradition culinaire et les produits du terroir de Cisjordanie."
April 19, 2017
"So kamen wir auf dieses Rezept. Es wurde eines der beliebtesten Gerichte in unserem Restaurant."
December 24, 2016
"A lot of people come to the Hosh for the food. Kattan, a Paris-trained chef, is inspired by the epicurean cooking of his Palestinian grandmother."
"À Bethléem, capitale de Noël, le chef au parcours iconoclaste réinvente la cuisine palestinienne, cite de grands auteurs, parle fruits mauriciens ou politique."
"Palestinian cuisine is getting quite a makeover in one Bethlehem restaurant, where chefs use scalpels and blowtorches to create a modern twist on traditional dishes.
September 6, 2016
"“There is a perpetual tendency to limit Palestinian cuisine to the traditional,” Kattan says, clearly frustrated at the restrictions of his nation's cooking.”
August 26, 2016
"Palestinian chef Fadi Kattan is introducing a new kind of food to Bethlehem by reworking traditional recipes and supporting local farmers."
August 7, 2016
"Kattan’s updated take on traditional Palestinian dishes and ingredients sometimes ruffles feathers."
January 11, 2016
"It is difficult to imagine a more immediate way to experience the land than through the earthy, inspired dishes created by Kattan"