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Lifestyles and Cuisine of Southwestern Syria, 1809

During the travels of John Lewis Burckhardt in Syria he describes lifestyles as well as major dishes found in  the plateau of Haouran (southwestern Syria).. As well, he gives  recipes for the most important food.  Variations on the cuisine that … Continue reading

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‘Cow Grease’, Meat and Pâtes – Traditional Burundian Cuisine

Piecing together information on the traditional cuisines of an area – in this case, upcountry Burundi – requires many hours and days of chit-chat about, and observation of crops, processing and cooking procedures, and possible ceremonial or status links. Getting … Continue reading

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