Canadian Plains Research Center

Arab Cooking on Saskatchewan Homesteads: Recipes And Recollection (Trade Books based in Scholarship)

In this unique cookbook, over 200 recipes and the author’s recollections from childhood combine to tell the story of Saskatchewan’s Syrian community, who thrived on the prairies during the Depression by growing their traditional dryland crops. These traditional foods — such as yogurt, chickpeas, and burghul — were, at the time, virtually unknown to their fellow homesteaders; today, …

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