TITLE: Cultural & Historical Perspectives on Iraqi Cuisine
SPEAKER: Nawal Nasrallah, Annia Ciezadlo
EVENT DATE: 09/12/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 74 minutes
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Two award-winning authors -- Annia Ciezadlo and Nawal Nasrallah -- discuss their work and Iraqi cuisine.
Speaker Biography: Nawal Nasrallah is an independent scholar and food author spreading the word about Iraqi cuisine and culture. Her book, "Delights from the Garden of Eden" was highly regarded by The New York Times, NPR, Newsweek and the Boston Herald. She is a native of Iraq who now lives in New Hampshire.
Speaker Biography: Author and journalist Annia Ciezadlo lived in the Middle East as a reporter for the Christian Science Monitor and The New Republic from 2004-2007. Her award winning book, "Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War" was widely praised by The Washington Post, NPR and The New York Times.