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Of Spice, Home and Biryani

Slow-cooked with meats, vegetables and spices that vary all across the subcontinent of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, biryani “speaks to love, time and patience” for those who grow up with it, and to dazzling, addictive blasts of flavor to everyone else. No wonder it’s a rising global food star.
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Of Spice, Home and Biryani

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Flavors: Cheese Parcels with Honey and Orange Reduction

While studying for a diploma in tourism, Diego crisscrossed the entire province of Almería, in Andalusia, Spain, and as a result, there is very little he doesn’t know about local specialties. This dish combines delicious textural contrast with subtle, sweet Moorish flavors. You need to complete the final stage just minutes before eating. Add whipped cream as an extra hit of sweet.
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Flavors: Cheese Parcels with Honey and Orange Reduction

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Gahwa Renaissance

Preparing, serving and sipping gahwa—the Arabic word for coffee—is a ritual steeped in centuries of hospitality. In December in Abu Dhabi, the inaugural Gahwa Championships honored not only tradition but also innovation.

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Gahwa Renaissance

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Flavors: Cherry and Tomato Gazpacho

Sweet cherries are a Middle Eastern fruit thought to have originated in Anatolia and later cultivated in al-Andalus. Not the case for the tomato, of course, that American interloper
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Flavors: Cherry and Tomato Gazpacho

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Flavors: Pistachio, Zucchini and Lemon Cake

I started making this cake years ago when I was running my deli. I really prefer it to carrot cake and the green of the pistachio slivers running through it make it not only beautiful but delicious.
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Flavors: Pistachio, Zucchini and Lemon Cake

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A Palette in White

There is no official count of how many varieties of cheese the Arab world produces. Although each is unique, all are white. Don’t even begin to think that makes them boring. 
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A Palette in White

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