Aleppo, Alep, Halab, حلب

April 8, 2015

Aleppo, Alep, Halab, حلب Lately, for different reasons, Aleppo has been on my mind. I have been carrying a book around (wrapped in a piece of fabric – it’s a hard cover and has a personal dedication on the first page, and I’ve borrowed it from its owner and...

New old ways of baking in Tripoli

November 29, 2014

New old ways of baking in Tripoli On Monday, we got up super early (which at this time of the year, when darkness reigns, means before sunrise) to make our way north along the coast. Lebanon is a really tiny country, but still has 4.5 million people (plus an...