Average Rating 0 Reviews View This is session 3 of 10 of the 2015 Arabic Summer Institute by Qatar Foundation International. This is a presentation on the incorporation of food into the classroom when teaching language and culture led by Primary Source's (https://www.primarysource.org/) Barbara Petzen. The session is divided as follows: 0:00-5:00 -Food as a tool for Cultural Immersion, Teaching —How do we learn about other cultures by learning deep meanings behind food? —Food & Politics -History of Food —Bedouin tradition, hospitality —Ahlan wa Sahlan 5:00-10:00 -Discussion of Hospitality in Arab Culture -Presentation of 3 drinks —Karkade, Arabic Coffee, Moroccan Tea -Karkade, —refreshing cold drink popular in Egypt; red in color, hibiscus flavoring 10:00-15:00 -Arabic Coffee, —differs in preparation methods, ingredients across the Arab world —Uses in cultural events, ceremony 15:00-20:00 -Moroccan Tea —Very sweet, Green/White Tea —Process of making tea 20:00-25:00 -Dates —Date Palm Trees, various uses 25:00-30:00 -Dates —Date fruit, various methods of consumption 30:00-35:00 -Stuffed Dates, Prepared and served 35:00-40:00 -Importance of dates in the month of Ramadan 40:00-45:00 -Moroccan Chicken prepared 45:00-55:00 -Rice prepared with date syrup -Rose water and Saffron mixture 55:00-1:05 -Rich dishes and the “Ramadan Diet” —Variety in the food experience -Food as medicine -Why teach with food? —Geography 1:05-1:10 -Cultural connections visible in food 1:10-1:15 -Food and Family -Food and Gender 1:15-1:20 -Food and Community —Grape leaves, tradition -Comparison in culinary traditions —Europe vs. Arab world; fuel use in cooking —Creativity in cooking in an arid climate 1:20-1:26 -How can we teach students about Arab food without making it seem exotic and inaccessible? —Goal; make the food familiar -Meal served Related Resources Live LinguaArabic Language RashfArabic Language LangMedia - Arabic: Lessons & Study GuidesArabic Language Vocabulary Words: Travel and PlacesArabic Language Reviews Login to submit a review There are no reviews yet for this resource.