The origins of Arabic dessert


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Talk by Yasmine Saab

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The origins of Arabic dessert

Details

Date: 5/20/2017
Originally presented in Dubai
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Description

This presentation answers the many questions that cross the mind of every Arab: When did the Middle East develop a sweet tooth? What makes Arab sweets so
delightfully delicious? And finally, why are some sweets reserved for specific events?

Sources & Future References

  • Helou, Anissa. Sweet Middle East: Classic Recipes, from Baklava to Fig Ice Cream. Chronicle Books, 2015.
  • Helou, Anissa. Levant: Recipes and Memories from the Middle East. HarperCollins, 2013.
  • Saleh, Nada. New Flavours of the Lebanese Table. Random House, 2007.
  • Roden, Claudia. Arabesque: A taste of Morocco, Turkey & Lebanon. Knopf, 2006.

Contact Info

E-mail: yasmine.saab@gmail.com
LinkedIn: Yasmine Saab

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