December 22, 2016
Soap and spices in market

Aleppo Markets

When I was a little boy, I used to hear my father talking about the “Mdayene”, a name used by Aleppens to describe the old market.
February 28, 2016
Glass preserve bottles

Secrets of Preservation

Syrians are specialists in preservation. Vegetables used to be soaked in salty water, then dried and stockpiled in glass jars.