Talk by Adam Hadi
Shisha History & Homemade Ma’asel
Originally presented in NYC
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There’s not much written history as to exactly when/where Shisha (or Hookah/Narghila/whatever you prefer to call it) originated, but most references date it back to the early 1500’s in Persia/India. It evolved to look much like what we know today around 1900 in Egypt, and in the 1990’s, fruit flavored tobacco (ma’asel) made Shisha much more palatable, and it’s popularity exploded since.
Sources & Future References
Homemade Shisha Ingredients:
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