Legume and Grain Soups for Cold Winter Days

Italians and Palestinians had similar simple soup recipes, each using their local, favorite grains

Grain soups and stews are fulfilling and cheap, and therefore you can find them in many cuisines around the world and the Jewish Diaspora, from the the Polish barley krupnik soup to the North African Shabbat overnight stew of wheat and meat called arissa, that in some households is served as a soup.