Salma is excited to prepare a traditional homemade foul shami with chickpeas, garlic, lemon, and parsley for her homesick mother, but she soon realizes that even if she could remember the recipe, she doesn’t know the English words for things. Surrounded by lovely mosaic borders of Syrian tile, a kind group of fellow immigrants from all around the world rally together to help Salma in this sweet (and savory) tale of community, family, and friendship.
Pallas Gates McCorquodale
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