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SWEETS

aramcoworld.com

2015 GREGORIAN

AND

1436 – 1437

HIJRI

CALENDARS

The Back-road Historic Mosques of China

Written by Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom and Nancy Steinhardt

Photography by Jonathan Bloom

Crossroads and Diasporas:

A Thousand Years of

Islamic Cuisines

Written by Rachel Laudan

26

2015

Calendar:

Sweets

The first Islamic high cuisine arose in 10th-century Baghdad, and four

snapshots across the millennium that followed show its diffusion in waves that

both absorbed from and contributed to other culinary traditions, up to the

present, when its ripples touch almost every corner of the inhabited globe.

36

Classroom

Guide

Written by Julie Weiss

38

Events &

Exhibitions

Introductions by

Rachel Laudan and

Paul Lunde

The art of sugar

refining inspired

delicious innovations

that today remain

touchstones of

culture.

SPECIAL INSERT

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Dozens of increasingly scarce,

wood-built mosques, visited over

a 2500-kilometer itinerary, show

deep roots in traditional Chinese

architecture, decorative principles

and craftsmanship, in addition to

uniquely Islamic adaptations.