The Widow’s Fish

Samak al-Armala

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Appears in

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

The Gaza Kitchen

By Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

Published 2021

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This same dish prepared with potato serves as a poor man’s substitute for much more expensive grilled fish (or a widow’s: the dish’s name highlights the poverty and economic exclusion that too often afflicts female-headed households in Gaza). Fry the eggplant as indicated above. Then, in the same oil, f