A blog about the Iraqi cuisine from ancient Mesopotamian times to the present, by Nawal Nasrallah, author of Delights from the Garden of Eden, 2003. A new fully revised edition is released (UK: Equinox Publishing, 2013), with more than 300 splendid images of dishes, art, history and culture.
TLS (Nov 1, 2013) said about it:
"A splendid achievement…obviously a labor of love … an impressive book. Each page shows erudition, every recipe a passion for food."
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Read about the story behind these
festive Middle Eastern cookies, their cultural and historical ties with the
ancient pagan Near Eastern New Year festivities, Norouz, and the Jewish and
Christian feasts of Easter and Purim, and Muslim religious feasts.
The article’s title is: "The
Iraqi Cookie Kleicha, and the Search for Identity"