Mix the sugar and margerine and continue blending them until the mixture becomes like cream. Then you can add the flour, vanilla, coconut and lemon zest. Mix all the ingredients well. Pick some of the mixture, roll it in your hand until it forms a ball.
Spending the afternoon at Mum’s watching my parents go through the old worn rituals of making qassatat grounds me. Days like these have a way of making me forget the world and simply sink into a place where the only thing that matters is food and family.