Reem Kassis

Reem Kassis

Reem Kassis is a Palestinian writer whose work focuses on the intersection of food with culture, history and politics. She is the author of the best-selling and award-winning cookbooks “The Palestinian Table” (2017) and “The Arabesque Table” (2021).

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How the Eggplant Conquered Arab Cuisine

How the Eggplant Conquered Arab Cuisine

Today, it is hard to fathom any cuisine we consume in America without eggplants (from Indian and Chinese to Italian and Arab). But eggplant was not always popular, until Italian and Arab immigrants brought it, along with chickpeas and peppers.

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