The Safdi women make Ghraybeh cookies. Dan Peretz

A Year in Nazareth: Capturing a Galilean Dynasty’s Culinary Tradition

The 18 months Michal Waxman spent in the kitchen of the Safdi clan – one of whose members is the chef of Nazareth's famed Diana Restaurant – yielded 'Baladi,' cookbook of Arab cuisine.

The building that’s home to the Safdi family, tucked away in a hidden alleyway in Nazareth’s busy downtown area, has three floors. On the ground floor, where Umm Duhul (Siham Safdi) lives, there’s a terrace...

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