Mulberry Jam

Mrabbat Tukki

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

  • About

Mulberry trees have been growing on the land of Mesopotamia ever since ancient times, but the interest was largely in their wood rather that the fruit itself. We know, for instance, that when the Assyrian king Tiglath-Pileser invaded enemy territory, he cut them down ‘with the double purpose of destroying fruit trees, and supplying himself with wood’ (Thompson, The Assyrian Herbal). The luscious mulberry fruit has never had a significant market value.

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