This week Cathy is joined by Mayada Anjari, author of The Bread and Salt Between Us: Recipes and Stories from a Syrian Refugee's Kitchen, and the book's coauthor Jenn Sit and interpreter Dalia El-Newehy. Mayada shares her family's journey from Syria to Jordan to, finally, the United States, due to the Syrian Civil War. She also tells how cooking for fundraiser dinners at her sponsor church in Jersey City led to the idea for this cookbook. Hear how she makes Kibbeh, or meat-filled torpedo-shaped dumplings; stuffed vegetables; and simple weeknight meals with lots of fresh salad. Find out why cooking Mayada's style of Syrian cuisine is so authentic to her family yet so accessible to anyone's.
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