Feasting on Doves in a Galilee Hamlet

While pigeons have been consumed since ancient times, it’s hard to obtain the delicacy today − mostly because it doesn’t pay to breed them. Maybe the fact that the dove is a symbol of peace also has something to do with it.

“I am still torn on the matter of bird-shooting. I dread the day when conscience shall triumph over palate. There is no more delicious food than...