The Baklava Challenge

July 25, 2019

The Hummus War in the Middle East

May 30, 2018

Battles over the origin of foods have forced some countries to rewrite aspects of their history. Nothing in a swath of land stretching from the Atlantic coast of Africa to China is undisputed. Food is often emblematic of disputes over identity, history and political claims that underlie an arc...

Old Café Confectionaries of Tehran

October 05, 2013

Old Café Confectionaries in Tehran evoke memories of bygone years. Old buildings, palaces, as well as monumental streets or museum objects are not the sole articles in a country’s history which can make up that country’s cultural heritage as well. Café confectionaries are...