One of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities, Aleppo has a vibrant culinary tradition rich in flavors and beauty. Little known outside of Syria, the unique recipes of Aleppo add up to one of the best kept secrets of Middle Eastern cuisine.
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We give a third of the net proceeds of this gift to Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontiers), a humanitarian organization providing medical treatment where the need is greatest. They operate a hospital in Aleppo and distribute supplies to displaced families throughout Syria.
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Marlene Matar, Cordon Bleu alumna and one of the Arab world's most renowned chefs, unlocks the secrets of Middle Eastern cooking with distinctive recipes from Syria. Colorful photos of food, people and markets make this cookbook a special treat for every food lover and fitting tribute to a beautiful city and culture. Voted Best Cookbook 2016 by The Washington Post.
Daqqa, a spice mixture, is found throughout the Middle East, often tailored to each region's tastes. The Aleppo version contains seven spices in an exact ratio found on page 14 of the cookbook. Ours has been custom blended for you to begin your culinary journey with ease.
"It is not enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it." Eleanor Roosevelt's words resonate as much today as during her lifetime. For the people of Aleppo and throughout Syria, a candle symbolizing peace and light out of darkness. This 6 oz soy blend candle ishandpoured by women refugees rebuilding their lives in the United States. Choose between Chamomile & Sage fragrance or Unscented.
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Wax: soy blend candle with cotton wick, no dyes or enhancers
Fragrance: essential oil based, click on Fragrance Guide (above, right) for scent descriptions
Burn time: about 28 hours
Vessel: recyclable aluminum
Dimensions: 3.25"W x 3"H
Gift Box: arrives nicely packaged with story card about the woman who made the candle
Handmade - Each candle is individually poured-to-order in our Easthampton, MA studio by women artisans who are former refugees building a brighter future for themselves and their families in the U.S.
Sustainable - We are always thinking about how our designs can be reused and repurposed. Prosperity Candle has been recognized 2 years in a row for its commitment to social and environmental sustainability by B-Lab's Best for the World list.
Fair Trade - We are an associate member of the World Fair Trade Organization and advocate for ethically made goods. What if every product you purchase not only makes you happy, but also helps make the world a better place?
Designed for Good - As a social enterprise prioritizing positive impact over all else, our candles help create opportunities for women refugees and artisans. We believe that equal opportunity for women and girls everywhere means a brighter future for all.