A divided community which daily faces impossible hardships is given both sustenance and solace by the joy of food and its preparation. Using the testimony of real people – Israelis, Palestinians, Christians, Jews and Muslims – we see how Kusa mahshi u waraq dawali (stuffed courgette and stuffed vine leaves) jostles with gelfilte fish; Thai stir fry with barbequed goat’s testicles; fattoush (stale bread salad) and kibbeh (pounded wheat and lamb) with Greek salad.

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