A professional hummus maker?! If I can mash up chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic without poisoning anyone, then it’s difficult to imagine why eastern Mediterranean society would need a class of pros. I used to know a girl whose granny was a professional mourner slightly further north, but that’s different.
- Are the Spanish media really obsessed with Israel?
John Chappell links to an old piece from the Stephen Roth Institute in Tel Aviv which claims among other things that
- Guiris and Phoenicians
“And as we find in a book of laws called Digesto that city used to be called Guiris because it was
- Brief history of the decline and fall of the fig
I want to illustrate at ridiculous speed the change in status of Ficus carica – once found outside the back door
- Giffoot, rare synonym for Ladino?
Found whilst hunting help for a tiny bit of Judæo-Spanish/Sefardi/Dzhudezmo/Judezmo/Spanyol/Spanyolit/Ladino-English translation I did for someone. The book is The Lives of
Tom Shields in his excellent sports column in the Sunday Herald makes the interesting claim that: Camp Nou was turned into a