Thursday, July 30, 2009

Farm Kitchen: Breakfast in Baghdad

Breakfast in Baghdad is often preceded by tea or coffee served in bed. The morning meal itself usually consists of tea or coffee, khubz or bread, cream, date sirup, and honey. The Western menu of fruit, eggs, cereal, meat, jam, and coffee is gaining popularity with Iraqis who have traveled or who live where Westerners mingle with them in business or social life.

from Good Food from the Near East: Five Hundred Favorite Recipes From Twelve Countries
by Joan Rowland

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