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Food Preparation: North America
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Muslim food?

Just as no single Muslim American identity can encompass the diversity of cultural and religious experience that has shaped the lives of Muslim women in the United States and North America, there is also no Muslim American culinary tradition. Palestinian, Indonesian, Pakistani, Iranian, and Omani women do not share a single culinary culture; nor do African Americans and European Americans who have converted to Islam. Nation…

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Haley, Andrew P., “Food Preparation: North America”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 02 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0167f>
First published online: 2009

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