Lima Shawa's A Taste of Gaza takes top honors for Mediterranean Cuisine and wins the Gourmand World Cookbook Award.
Food and Traditions from Home
Lima Shawa celebrates Gazan traditions and cuisine in her new book - A Taste of Gaza.
"Before starting to write about food and traditions of Gaza, my home, I had a mixture of feelings: happiness, nostalgia, and laughter; yet also deep sadness. As I began, memories flooded back: events, family, neighbors, friends, and the wonderful smell of home."
The book opens with the celebrations, feasts and different seasons in Gaza. Lima Shawa shares Palestinian traditions and recipes full of fragrance, flavors and richness from her beloved Gaza.
*Shortlisted for the Palestine Book Awards 2021
*Gourmand World Book Award - Mediterranean Cuisine
Lima Shawa was born in Gaza and now lives in Amman. She has three children.
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Size: 200 x 250 mm
288 pages incl. color photography throughout
Rimal Books, 2021