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Damascus Taste of a City

Taste of a City (Armchair Traveller)

by Rafik Schami

  • 73 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Haus Publishers Ltd. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Travel,
  • Syria,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Travel / Middle East / General,
  • Damascus (Syria),
  • Description And Travel,
  • Social life and customs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8774357M
    ISBN 101904950302
    ISBN 109781904950301

    The Ancient City of Damascus is the historic city centre of Damascus, old city which is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, contains numerous archaeological sites, including some historical churches and mosques. Many cultures have left their mark, especially Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and Islamic. In , the historical center of the city, surrounded by Coordinates: 33°30′41″N 36°18′23″E / °N .   So Schami's sister Marie wandered through Damascus for a year on his behalf, relaying curiosities, sounds, personalities, tastes and the smells of the Old City, while Schami wrote them down, relishing the diverse mark left on Damascene cuisine by its multifarious history. Rafik Schami is the acclaimed author of The Dark Side of :

      Damascus by Christos Tsiolkas, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Damascus: Christos Tsiolkas: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(). Damascus was Rafik Schami’s home for 25 years before he went into exile, and he never forgot it. This ‘Pearl of the Orient’ is still the city he loves more than any other. Thirty years later, and now a prize-winning novelist, Schami leapt at the chance to write a culinary- cultural book on his former home town.

      The original Saruja restaurant is in Damascus, nestled in the heart of its namesake: Souk Saruja. The neighborhood outside of the Damascus city walls is famous for the striped Mamluk architecture that graces its oldest buildings, for the old Ottoman wooden houses that hang over the alleys, with their wooden window frames and ornate front doors, for the Hammam al-wardi, one of the city’s . Damascus is interesting for the Old Town. The rest of the centre seems like an addition to it. There's an ok road leading from the Old City to the Railway Station and ok road from there to the right. Merjeh square is ok, but nothing special. If you go from the Old Town (Suq /5(28).


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This was an interestingly written book--a paen to old Damascus, the chronicle of a neighborhood, of family and friends, a celebration of disappearing traditions, of food and old-style hospitality. In it, the sister of an author in exile takes him on a tour through the streets of the Old Town via telephone/5.

Taste of a City. Author: Rafik Schami,Marie Fadel; Publisher: Haus Pub. ISBN: Category: Cooking, Arab Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Damascus was Rafik Schami’s home for 25 years before he went into exile, and he neverforgot it. Damascus was Rafik Schami's home for 25 years before he went into exile.

Unable to visit the city he loves, he speaks to his sister on the phone as she wanders the markets and the Old City describing the smells and tastes of Damascene cuisine.

Damascus: Taste Of A City (Armchair Traveller) Paperback – Aug by Rafik Schami (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from 5/5(2). Get this from a library. Damascus: taste of a city. [Marie Fadel; Rafik Schami] -- "Describing the colourful scenes of the old town, Marie Fadel strolls through her native Damascus in order to describe this 'Queen of the Orient' and to collect recipes to send to her brother.

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So Schami's sister Marie wandered through Damascus for a year on his behalf, relaying curiosities, sounds, personalities, tastes and the smells of the Old City, while Schami wrote them down, relishing the diverse mark left on Damascene cuisine by its multifarious : Rafik Schami.

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From Banipal 24 - Autumn Back to top. Back to all Book Reviews. Haus Publishing £ () Church Times Bookshop £ Damascus: a taste of paradise: Take your tastebuds, suggests Terence Handley MacMath. So Schami's sister Marie wandered through Damascus for a year on his behalf, relaying curiosities, sounds, personalities, tastes and the smells of the Old City, while Schami wrote them down, relishing the diverse mark left on Damascene cuisine by its multifarious : Rafik Schami.

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