Mama Nazima's Jewish-Iraqi Cuisine: Cuisine, History, Cultural References, and Survival Stories of the Jewish-Iraqi

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Mama Nazima's Jewish-Iraqi Cuisine: Cuisine, History, Cultural References, and Survival Stories of the Jewish-Iraqi

Format:  Hardcover,

192 pages

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

Publish Date: May 2006

ISBN-13: 9780781811446

ISBN-10: 0781811449

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When the Jews fled Iraq for Israel, they could not take their material possessions with them, but they did take their rich cuisine. Delicious dishes like Smack ab Thum oo Rihan (Garlic and Basil Fish) and Burekas im Gevina veh Tered (Feta and Spinach Pie) are included in this unique book. Jewish Iraqi aphorisms and beautiful photographs complete this presentation of the foods of the Iraqi Jews. As the saying goes, Mani yakle al ein ou el'thum--"Who desires the food, the eyes or the mouth?"

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Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Publish Date: May 2006
ISBN-13: 9780781811446
ISBN-10: 0781811449
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 192
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.0
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.3 x 0.78 x 9.12
Walmart No.: 0781811449

Chapter outline

Introductionp. 3
A Brief Jewish Iraqi Historyp. 5
Culinary Skills and Culturep. 7
The Idiom of Iraqi Jewish Arabicp. 9
Holidays, Spiritual Beliefs, and Cuisinep. 10
Foreign Influences on Jewish Iraqi Cuisinep. 14
Saladsp. 15
ANew Year's Celebrationp. 17
Escapep. 35
Picklesp. 37
Soupp. 45
One Way Outp. 53
Egg Dishesp. 55
Vegetarian Dishesp. 67
Kidnappedp. 79
Meat Dishesp. 81
ADay of Holocaustp. 95
Dumplingsp. 97
Stuffed Vegetables and Meatp. 111
A Memento from the Odyssey of Jewish-Iraqi Cuisinep. 122
Fish Dishesp. 125
Rice Dishesp. 139
Pastryp. 149
Dessertsp. 165
A Lampp. 169
Jamsp. 181
Index of recipesp. 189
Index by storiesp. 190

Book description

When the Jews fled Iraq for Israel, they could not take their material possessions with them, but did take their rich cuisine. Delicious dishes like Smack ab Thum oo Rihan (Garlic and Basil Fish) and Burekas im Gevina veh Tered (Feta and Spinach Pie) are included in this unique book. Jewish Iraqi aphorisms and beautiful photographs complete this presentation of the foods of the Iraqi Jews. As the saying goes, Man yakle al ein au el'thum (Who desires the food, the eyes or the mouth?).

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