Some of the very famous dishes are Shish Kebab and Fattoush which is a kind of salad made with fresh vegetables and bread. Apart from this the cuisine of this country comprises hummus which is a dip made out of chick peas and a nutty sauce. Apart from this there are plenty of savoury dishes which are also widely popular among the tourists. A special mention if Baklava is necessary as this is a sweet dish made out of filo pastry filled with nuts and soaked in syrup made of honey. Coffee is widely preferred by Syrians who like it hot and take it throughout the day.