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Culture and Cuisine of the Middle East and North Africa

About this Guide


This is a guide to selected sources on the culture and cuisine of the Middle East and North Africa.

Featured Resource: Associated Press Images Collection

In this Monday, March 18, 2013 photograph, Palestinian Nabila Qishta, 52, prepares bread in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah, using flour donated by the U.N. Gaza cuisine is Mediterranean-based, relying on olive oil, fresh vegetables, herbs and grains. (AP Photo/Diaa Hadid


This guide was originally authored by Chris Smith, April, 2023.