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The Qualities Of Palestinian Olive Oil

Fat : Culture and Materiality

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Olive oil is a fat, an ancient fat, one that has been valued across time and space but not always in the same way. This diversity of values arises from the materiality of this fat, which gives it a powerful semiotic potential. This chapter...

Resistance is Fertile!

Why Food Matters : Critical Debates in Food Studies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...The practices of everyday commensality — producing, provisioning, and consuming food and drink in the West Bank of Palestine — are radically affected by the Israeli occupation. I discuss two very different Palestinian initiatives...

Palestinian Territories

Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 1 : Africa and the Middle East

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview Palestine occupies the area between the eastern shore of the Mediterranean and the Jordan River and includes the Palestinian territories of the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and East...

The Politics of Taste and Smell

The Politics of Food

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...Our arms and legs are full of sleeping memories of the past.In 1948, roughly 400 Arab Palestinian villages and towns were depopulated and appropriated by the State of Israel. Since then Palestinian refugees have continued visiting the sites...