We asked you, our listeners, what you wanted to hear next, and you said, “Baklava!” So our team competed against each other to find the best baklava story:
[03:55] Hebah’s Story: Harissat Al Halaby
[18:35] Alex’s Story: The World’s Largest Baklava
[33:50] Dana’s Story: Mama’s (Burnt) Baklava
Episode Credits and Notes
This episode was produced by Hebah Fisher, Dana Ballout and Alex Atack. Alex had production and translation support in Turkey from Dilara Çelik. Sound design by Mohamed Khreizat.
Thank you to Yahia El Halaby, Nihal, Muharrem Tuna, Fatih Akpinar, Dana’s lovely mom, Ghada, and to Hallie Davison, our listener and friend who suggested the baklava theme for this competition in the first place.
*[This podcast was produced by Kerning Cultures, a partner institution of Fair Observer.]
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