GOOD

Authentic Palestinian Cuisine? There’s an App for That

“Palestine on a Plate” courts controversy in an effort to reclaim a culinary legacy.

Image via the Palestine on a Plate website.

A Palestinian-British app is the brains behind a new mobile that gives people access to the popular national dishes of Palestine. Chef Joudie Kalla, who’s honed her craft Gordon Ramsay’s Pengelly's, London-based Italian restaurant Daphne's, launched Palestine on a Plate to document and share over 50 of her mother’s recipes and other recipes from her homeland. The app includes more recognizable dishes like hummus and labneh, but the most popular recipe right now is a lesser known dish called m'tabak, which is comprised of a flaky pastry, halloumi cheese, ricotta, and pistachios.

Keep Reading Show less
Articles

Enough with the Food Porn

Little BIG Books will tell the micro food histories of regions and cultures across the United States.

Photo by Mackenzie Smith

Keep Reading Show less
Articles

Intermission: Iraq War Veterans Fill Iraqi Restaurant After Hate Crime

A hate crime in a sleepy town has a heartwarming conclusion.

Late last week, an unidentified man threw a 20-pound rock through the window of an Iraqi restaurant in Lowell, New Hampshire. The owners, Leyla Al-Zubayd and Ahmed Al-Zubaidi—both American citizens—were unsettled by the apparent hate crime.

Keep Reading Show less
Articles