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Anthony Shadid
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November 28th, 2014

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Samira Tawfik-Ya Ayn Mulayiitayn

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Drinking coffee is a very important social activity in the Arab world with its bustling outdoor cafes just as it is in America where coffeehouses are again gaining in popularity.


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Fish Soup - Shurba Hut

Serves 8 to 10.

Combine lemon juice, ginger, salt, garlic, cumin, coriander and pepper, then mix with the fish and marinate for 1 hour. Heat oil in a saucepan then fry onion over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add, with the exception of mint, the remaining ingredients, including the marinated fish with its juices, and bring to boil. Cover and cook over medium heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the mint and serve.

HABEEB SALLOUM, author of our "Recipe of the Day" series, is a Canadian freelance writer and author specializing in food, history and travel. Besides 6 books and 18 chapters in various publications, he has written hundreds of articles about culture, food, travel, history and homesteading in western Canada. His writing has appeared in such publications as the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, the Western Producer, Vegetarian Journal and Saveur.