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On the road to Damascus 113

Em   (11)
Warsaw, Poland

Already in the 3rd millennium, trade routes connecting the two main centres of civilization of Mesopotamia and Egypt ran through Syria. This important route was used by Phoenicians, Persians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs and Ottomans and later became a part of the Silk Road.

Open to influences the cuisine evolved combining ingredients that passed through from other corners of the world and developed rich and vibrant food culture that will satisfy any hungry soul on the road to Damascus.


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kreatorka, podróżniczka, aktywistka, absurdystka, poszukiwaczka i zdobywczyni

I was raised by chickens in the heart of a cabbage-land. Since an early age I was exploring my creative side using any materials I could find in the hen-house with little enthusiasm from the chickens. When I reached adolescence I realized that my wings are strong enough to take me anywhere I wished so I flew to an island across the sea. There I learned about the cynicism of the business world. I came back and I learned about the cynicism of the academia. Years of university and corporation have almost completely wrecked my creative soul. Thus I took the little bit that was left of my soul and flew across the ocean to do something good. There I have learnt about the cynicism of the humanitarian world. I buried the ashes of my soul and I couldn't be more surprised when one day I saw it sprouting in a barren soil. Bashfully I started doing this and that. Now I'm back in the cabbage-land and I keep doing creative stuff including cooking.

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