MAMA NAZIMA'S JEWISH IRAQ CUIS...

MAMA NAZIMA'S JEWISH IRAQ CUIS...

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by Rivka Goldman
     
 

When the Jews fled Iraq for Israel, they could not take their material possessions, but they did take their culture-and their rich cuisine. Specialties like Smack ab Thun oo Rihan (Garlic and Basil Fish) and Burekas im Gevina veh Tered (Feta and Spinach Pie) display the ingenuity and uniqueness of this wholesome cuisine. Popular aphorisms and beautiful

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When the Jews fled Iraq for Israel, they could not take their material possessions, but they did take their culture-and their rich cuisine. Specialties like Smack ab Thun oo Rihan (Garlic and Basil Fish) and Burekas im Gevina veh Tered (Feta and Spinach Pie) display the ingenuity and uniqueness of this wholesome cuisine. Popular aphorisms and beautiful photographs complete this presentation of the foods of the Iraqi Jews. As the saying goes, Mani yakle al ein au el'thum-"Who desires the food, the eyes or the mouth?"

With Mongolian, Turkish and Indian influences, Jewish-Iraqi cuisine is a special blend—and has never before been documented. Rivka Goldman takes the reader through her memories of an ancient land and culture by means of the culinary heritage passed on by her mother.

This elegant cookbook memoir describes the ways in which the unique sociopolitical history of the Jewish-Iraqi has impacted their foods and the ways in which they are eaten, supplying over 100 healthful family recipes. Refreshing salads, hearty stuffed vegetable and meat dishes, and wholesome dumpling, fish and rice dishes all accompany tales of friendship, loyalty, persecution, escape, exile, and, of course, celebration. Complemented by b/w photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781811446
Publisher:
Hippocrene Books, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2006
Series:
The Hippocrene Cookbook Library
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.78(d)

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MAMA NAZIMA'S JEWISH IRAQ CUIS... 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
what a great book!!!...I couldnt put it down..it had all the recipies I have been searching for but couldnt be retreived...This book is a jem. I will give my young daughter a copy too.