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I was exhausted. My body ached as I roused myself hours and hours after closing my eyes. The lengthy journey through the desert and temples had worn me out, but it was delicious. 2,879 more words


What was once a Soframiz review is now a Sofra vs Kareem's curiosity post

I’m always of two minds when it comes to Middle Eastern cooking.

On the one hand, I know that I love Middle Eastern food.  There’s a restaurant a couple of towns away from me called Kareem’s, where I learned how wonderful and diverse Middle Eastern food really was.  614 more words



Several years ago, a fellow cookbook collector gifted me a copy of Ana Sortun’s excellent Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean, and I fell instantly and madly in love. 860 more words

Cookbook Reviews

Book review- Soframiz by Ana Sortun & Maura Kilpatrick

Soframiz by Ana Sortun & Maura Kilpatrick is, like the cover says, a book full of vibrant middle eastern recipes from Sofra Bakery & Café. The recipes are varied, mostly middle eastern with some untraditional ones thrown in (such as earthquake cookies, pumpkin jam, and a few more.) 422 more words

To Tota

Every trip we take a day to visit Florent’s grandmother, Tota. She lives in the village of LeBushe with 1 daughter, her 2 sons, their 2 wives and their 10 kids. 267 more words