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The Armenian Recipes of Musa Dagh By Alberta, Anna and Louisa Magzanian
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Victoria Magzanian survived the 1915 Armenian genocide. She was just 9 when the Ottoman army forced the Armenians of Musa Dagh from their homes and marched them across the Syrian desert to Hama,... More > Syria. Most of her family perished. By necessity, Victoria learned survival skills, to know foods and their preparation. She cooked alongside Arab women and became proficient beyond her years. In 1920, the Ottomans gone after World War I, she returned to Musa Dagh where her skills and repertoire grew. She married and had three daughters. Her daughter, Anna, became her eager student. She absorbed her mother’s knowledge, cooking side by side for more than 40 years. She and her two sisters have teamed up to produce this wonderful cookbook, preserving the distinct Armenian cooking of Musa Dagh, and with it, many of the stories of the village and mountain where they lived.< Less
The Recipes of Musa Dagh — an Armenian cookbook in a dialect of its own By Alberta Magzanian, Anna Magzanian, Louisa Magzanian
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The Armenians living in villages on the mountain of Musa Dagh, Syria had a cuisine that was distinct from the traditional cooking of Armenians throughout the rest of of the Middle East. This book... More > preserves the recipes from that area, a small Armenian homeland that the residents evacuated in 1939 when it was transferred from Syria to Turkey. Three sisters have teamed up to produce this wonderful cookbook that provides the recipes as taught to them by their mother and tell the stories of the village where they lived as youngsters.< Less