Arab Cooking on a Prairie Homestead (Paperback)

Habeeb Salloum

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In the 1920s, Habeeb Salloum's parents left behind the orchards and vineyards of French-occupied Syria to seek a new life on the windswept, drought-stricken Canadian prairies. With recollections that show the grit and improvisation of early Syrian pioneers, Arab Cooking on a Prairie Homestead demonstrates Salloum's love of traditional Arab cuisine. By growing "exotic" crops brought from their country of origin--such as lentils, chickpeas, and bulgur--the Salloums survived the Dust Bowl conditions of the 1930s, and helped change the landscape of Canadian farming. Over 200 recipes--from dumplings and lentil pies to zucchini mint soup--in this updated classic will provide today's foodies and urban farmers with dishes that are not only delicious, but also climate-friendly and gentle on your wallet!


Product Details

  • Product code: BIAHW
  • ISBN: 9780889775183
  • Publisher: University of Regina Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 0.0cm x 0.0cm
  • Pages: 336
  • Publish date: Sat Sep 16 00:00:00 BST 2017
  • Book points: 20

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