National Post Food Reporter Invents State of “Palestine”

On what basis can the National Post assert that there’s a “historic food culture” from the non-existent state of “Palestine”? The Post’s food reporter Laura Brehaut reviewed a new cookbook called “Falastin” saying it’s a “chronicle of Palestine’s people and foodways” by “Jerusalem-born” chef and restauranteur Sami Tamimi, however, if he’s Jerusalem-born, then he’s the […]

Dear Chatelaine: There Is No State of Palestine

Dear Chatelaine, Contrary to your Magazine’s assertion, there is no such thing as a state of Palestine. On June 19, you featured an article by Chantal Braganza entitled: “This New Cookbook Is A Love Letter To Palestinian Food” about a new cookbook called “Falastin” co-written by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley which sets out to […]