Arabic Coffee, Egyptian Scones, and Swedish Fika

According to The Telegraph,  Sweden is among the top ten of coffee consumers in the world. It is true, this black gold is second to water over here. I remember growing up and even now, after having traveled anywhere- coming home to me was/is landing in Arlanda and being greeted by the smell of wood…

Apples, Plums, and the Iraqi Date Harvest

In front of my building there is a small square and that small square seems to fit the entire world in it. To the left of the square we have a group of Azerbaijani brothers that have opened a little oriental market. To the right of the square there is an Afghani family that has…