• Baghdad’s Unique Grocery: Rare Fruits and Unwavering Customer Trust

    Meet Hamza, owner of Abo Jalda Grocery in Baghdad, a standout store known for its unique decor and rare tropical fruits sourced from East Asia and Europe. Prioritizing trust and honesty, they offer remedies for various ailments, gaining recognition even internationally. Experience a store where customer satisfaction is paramount. Published:…

  • The Season of Dates is Back in the Iraqi Market

    The season of dates has arrived in Iraq, and Iraqi households provide their guests with special dates throughout the month of August as a tradition. Different cities grow diverse types of dates; however, their journey began on the banks of the Tigris River, the river that carries the fragrance of…

  • Iraqi Dates: A Historical Treasure of a Nation

    Iraq’s date palms are a symbol of the nation’s agricultural heritage, boasting over 400 varieties, each with its unique flavor, texture, and appearance. Among the most celebrated are the luxurious Medjool and the flavourful Zahidi. These dates have been a staple in Iraqi culture and cuisine, often consumed during religious…

  • Iraq’s Most Famous and Traditional Dish Served During the Month of Muharram 

    Every year, during the holy month of Muharram, the city of Karbala in Iraq becomes a beacon of faith, unity, and hospitality. The city’s streets and alleyways brim with millions of pilgrims from around the world, who come to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad.…

  • Iraqi Masgouf: the river fish grilled on wood

    Masgouf is a traditional dish consisting of grilled fish, holding a special place in the Middle East, is considered to be Iraq’s national dish. Originating from the Mesopotamian region, masgouf showcases the artistry of grilling a whole fish to perfection. The star of the show is usually a large freshwater…

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