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Syrian Breakfast

February 28th, 2018

Breakfast in Syria is an event itself. Syrian Breakfast usually consists of of an assortment of small plates, served with Arabic flat bread and tea. The whole family sits together, There are no plates. Breakfast is eaten communally – everyone has a piece of bread and dips it into the various items. Thus, each dish must be laid out in a pattern, such that each person can reach each plate with their little chunks of bread. Most of the foods served for breakfast are called “Hawadir” – readies or foods that are ready to eat from the pantry or refrigerator.

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Orange Blossom Water Turns Nine!

February 28th, 2018

Today my blog celebrates its ninth birthday.

I can’t believe it’s been nine years since I started this blog. Thanks for all the lovely comments and encouragement these past 9 years. I hope I can continue this blog for a few more years. It takes time here to post as well as time to cook and photograph what I made and as long as I am able to do all that I would like to keep this little old blog going. I’m looking forward to the coming years!
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