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Learn How To Prepare Falafel At Home (Online Cooking Lesson)

Hosted by the Consul of the Paris Savour Group
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Sat 13 Mar 20:00 - 22:00

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Falafel grew to become a common form of street food or fast food in Egypt as well as the Levant.[24] The croquettes are regularly eaten as part of a meze. During Ramadan, falafel balls are sometimes eaten as part of the iftar, the meal that breaks the daily fast after sunset.[8] Falafel became so popular that McDonald's for a time served a "McFalafel" in its breakfast menu all over Egypt.[25] Falafel is still popular with the Copts, who cook large volumes during religious holidays.[26] Debates over the history of falafel have sometimes devolved into political discussions about the relationship between Arabs and Israelis.[22] In modern times, falafel has been considered a national dish of Egypt,[27] Palestine,[28][29], and of Israel.[30][31] Resentment exists amongst many Palestinians for what they see as the appropriation of their dish by Israelis.[32] Additionally, the Lebanese Industrialists' Association has raised assertions of copyright infringement against Israel concerning falafel.[22][23][33]

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