Updated: Sep 13, 2021
Pita can be found throughout the Middle East and beyond. The pita in this painting is from Israel - the "feast" was ordered by a companion for lunch in a cafe' in Jerusalem.
Oil on Wood Panel
8 x 8 in
The religious and superstitious feeling attached to bread
is stronger in some countries than in others.
To some it is, more than any other food, a direct gift from God.
The New Book of Middle Eastern Food
A book of verses underneath the bough
A flask of wine, a loaf of bread and though
Beside me singing in the wilderness
And wilderness is paradise now.
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
There is an Arabic proverb that says:
She makes you feel like a loaf of freshly baked bread.
Other Words for Home
award-winning author of books for young adults
If I really think that I'm the greatest thing
since sliced bread, it's probably because I've
never eaten the sandwich.
Craig D. Lounsbrough
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