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Mourning – Tisha b’ Av in a time of rockets, tunnels, & death

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Mourning – Tisha b` Av represents the most tragic day of the Jewish calendar and is considered a day of collective mourning. Both the First and Second Temples of Jerusalem were destroyed on this day and the Edict of Expulsion in Spain, that marked the end of the Jewish community in Spain became effective on […]

#Aleppofood Farm to Table To Instagram WSJ

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#Aleppofood Farm to Table To Instagram Check out Word of Mouth: What We Talk About When We Talk About Food by Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson. Instagram and Food are in Love! The relationship is deeper than we might think!!!! “Al – Baghdadi writes in his tenth century medieval Arab cookery manual Kitab – Al –Tabikh ” […]

Missing Israeli Teenagers – Prayers in London

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Israeli Embassy of London BBC Interview with Claudia Roden & Poopa Dweck A Hebrew Edition of Aromas of Aleppo dedicated to my son Jesse A”H May he rest in peace who passed on in 2003 was presented to The Israeli Ambassador to London Daniel Taub for inclusion in the Embassy Library. BBC interview with Claudia Roden! I recalled the […]

Aleppo, Syria in London w`Poopa Dweck Food & Peace

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Please join me in London for a time to share and learn about the food, history and traditions of Aleppo,Syria. With desroyed or lost homelands the citizens of Syria can continue to define themselves by preserving their culture and legacy through faith, following rituals, documentation of their deep history and for sure their acclaimed food!!! […]

Aleppo, Syria – Organic Matter = Organic Farming

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Organic matter = Organic farming. Composting was around from Biblical times. My Grandmother Regine Tawil a”h was born in Aleppo, Syria and separating watermelon rinds, orange peels, eggshells and other matter to enrich the land fill was a typical practice. NOTHING in the old country was ever wasted! May we continue in the wisdom of […]

Aleppo, Syria Kibbeh in London with Poopa Dweck

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* * * Monday 16th June, 6.30pm POOPA DWEK Aromas of Aleppo Kibbitz and kibbe with Poopa Dweck, author of the delectable Aromas of Aleppo: the Legendary Cuisine of Syrian Jews (Hb, 35.00) Open day with delicacies served from 10.00am, then at 6.30pm: Listen and nibble with Poopa Dwek, who will discuss the culinary treasures […]

Aleppo, Syria – Everything New Is Old Again -Tradition!

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Aleppo,Syria. What do you have in your kitchen repertoire that could be made old again? Yes! Sustainable, local, organic, harvesting are not new! We are just refreshing and redefining the practices of our ancestors. Lets harvest, preserve and enjoy and share this Summer`s bounty with love and gratitude! New York Times Dining Everything New Is […]

Aleppo, Syria Poopa Dweck in London Culture & Food

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Aleppo, Syria Food and Culture comes to London! Please join me in London on June 15th for Gefiltefest and June 16th for an Authentic Middle Eastern Dinner and Culture & Food Talk.Joseph`s Bookstore Cafe Also [contact-form][contact-field label=’Name’ type=’name’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Email’ type=’email’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Website’ type=’url’/][contact-field label=’Comment’ type=’textarea’ required=’1’/][/contact-form]

Aleppo, Syria-Vegetarian Kibbeh Nayyeh Poopa Dweck-Recipe

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Memories of Kibbeh Nayyeh!!!! Thank You Chef Sara Jenkins! New York Times Diet Later: Other Countries` Must-Eats Vegetarian Kibbeh Nayyah!!! See Recipe! @porchettanyc “http://www.poopadweck.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/40495p065-reduced1.jpg”>

Aleppo, Syria Composting Goes Full Circle Tom Colicchio

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In old Aleppo farmers would sing up to the windows of apartments “Batyhka Batyhka” peels! Throw down your watermelon peels! Yes! Composting was already taking place in one of the oldest continually inhabited cities, Aleppo! We are all praying for the citizens of Syria. May the water supply be restored RIGHT NOW!40495p329 The Citizen Chef […]

Aleppo, Syria – Oil on Troubled Waters

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Julie Angus a first generation Canadian with a Syrian father starts her Olive Odyssey exploration in Aleppo, Syria. She totally understands the Muslim, Christian, Jewish olive tree connection. My parents Mourad and Sarine Kattan A”H were born in Aleppo. The value of the olive oil that I grew up on was far reaching as well!!!! […]

Aleppo, Syria Butter IS Better!!!

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Long before the words healthy, nutritional, high cholesterol, heart desease and fat were popular words. Sambousaks-Buttery filled pastries and Mehshis-meat stuffed vegetables were popular in the Middle East!!!! The Wall Street Journal Fat Reconsidered The Big Fat Surprise!

Aleppo, Syria-Politics & Kebab Garaz

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The New York Times Dining A Gust of Sesame and Saffron Sharing and understanding a culture through food is one way of transcending the political turmoil and devastation globally, especially for Syria at this crucial time in History!!!! RECIPE http://www.poopadweck.com/recipe/sweet-cherry-stewed-meatballs-kebab-garaz/