The word Naranj derives from the Sanskrit word for ‘orange tree’ which has many roots in a large variety of languages meaning Sham or fruit from the Levant region. Culturally in Syria, many of the old households were known to grow Naranj trees in their houses due to the beauty of the flowers that produce captivating fragrance.
The focal point of the restaurant’s allure is the authentic collection of recipes that are traditionally made by many small villages. The authenticity was gradually linked to an innovative approach to food that brought about new cooking techniques and styles. The mÃ©lange of authenticity and modernity brought further success to Naranj’s popularity. Today Naranj is known for its innovative dishesinspired by traditional recipes, yet cooked with new ingredients. One of the best-sellers that combine tradition and modernity is the hummus prepared with dry beans. For the adventurous culinary enthusiasts, thedishes in Naranj were offered with the addition of a little naranj flower.