Taste Gaza: Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt Prepare a Dagga Salad

Dandelion Salad

Olive Oil Production in the West Bank

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lauraflanders·Mar 30, 2013

Co-Authors, Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt prepare a Dagga Salad and talk about the making of Gaza Kitchen. Go to GRITtv.org to see the full story.

“Under blockade from Israel and blocked off by Egypt, the sliver of land that is the Strip is most often seen in the West (when it’s seen at all), as a war zone or a humanitarian disaster, but the place is more than its pain. As Schmitt and El-Haddad show us, Gaza is also its food, it’s culture; not only what’s been lost, but also what is deliciously surviving.”

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http://www.amazon.com/The-Gaza-Kitchen-Palestinian-Culinary/dp/1935982230

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