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Fig. 8

From: Symbolic meaning and use of broad beans in traditional foods of the Mediterranean Basin and the Middle East

Fig. 8

Consuming ful medames in the street. a A carts typically used in Egypt by the street vendors of ful medames (A’rabeyet el-ful). b Usual decoration of the carts, depicting surah of the Quran, in this case the 113.01 and the 02.172 surah. The latter is related to food: Oh you who have believed, eat from the good things which We have provided for you and be grateful to Allah if it is [indeed] Him that you worship. c Traditional street serving composed of a dish, a ful medames seasoned with abundant tahini sauce, and, counterclockwise, ta’meya (broad bean fritters), fried potatoes, cottage cheese with diced tomato and oil, pickled eggplants, salad (finely diced tomato, onion, cucumbers, and lemon), and pickled vegetables. The fresh green is arugula

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