Foodways in Southern Oman – Short Essays and Images

Sources for research

Updated bibliography from my research on Foodways in Southern Oman

Foodways – other avenues of research

Foodways in Southern Oman – Historical Sources

Selected Bibliography: Animals, Birds and Fish in Southern Oman

May Bsisu’s The Arab Table – Reading Recipes for Cultural Understandings

Aspects of foodways in Dhofar – practicalities

Common Food Terms in Dhofar, Oman (updated)

Foodways – a few remarks about camels

Foodways – a few remarks about cows and goats

Dugar/ Cowpeas

Cookbook, Coffee and and the “Omani Sandwich”

Dhofari Picnics

Bread in Dhofar

Food Often Served at Weddings in Dhofar

What We Talk About When We Talk About Drinks and Sweets in Dhofar

Examples of Picnic Cooking – Dhofar

Foodways and Society in Oman – Pragmatics of When and What to Eat

Breakfast is ready!

Snack is ready!

Lunch is ready!

Foodways – Ramadan and Iftars

Foodways – Thoughts on Iftars, Food and Cultures

Foodways – Iftars in Ramadan

Iftar in Dhofar – Typical Food Choices

Images of Food during Ramadan – Iftar Humor and Iftar in Beautiful Places

Ramadan and Foodways – Images of food in connection to greetings and good behavior, Vimto and selling food

Aspects of foodways in Dhofar – perceptions

Foodways – Perceptions of “Old”/ “Fresh” Food

Why I Don’t Cook – Thinking about Food Exchanges

Cooking in a Chair?!? – Abductive Reasoning and Foodways in Khareef

Food Tastes Better in the Rain – Khareef in Salalah

Cognitive Dissonance and Food Identification

‘Little c’ Culture: Flooded Roads and Cheese Triangles

Food Perceptions – Honey

Food Terminology: Life is not Life, Curry is not Curry, Chutney is not Chutney

Foodways and Society in Oman – Food and Culture

Cooking is a Language


Food Photos by Salwa Hubais

Foodways in Southern Oman – Images of Kitchens

Foodways – Kitchens, General Discussion and Changes  

Foodways – Where to Eat: Kitchen, Salle, Majlis

Foodways – Images of Interiors with Food: “We are Ready” and “Good Words”

Foodways – Images of Galley Kitchens

Images – “Made in Oman” symbol, Women’s Day and “Facing Corona”

Foodways Images – Humor, Disseminating Information, and the Instagram Food/ Money Connection

A Sense of Place – Everyday Images of Food and Plants in Dhofar

Considering Cartoons/ Graphic Art about Foodways

Foodways and teaching

Foodways and Teaching Culture

Foodways and Literature – Animal Poems

Foodways and Literature – Food Stories and Poems

Aspects of foodways and living expat

Foodways and Living Expat

Foodways and Living Expat on the Arabian Peninsula – part 2

Living Expat – Grocery Stores

Food Here and There/ Missing Food

Foodways and corona

Food Research/ Corona Virus in Oman

Corona, Curfew and Dinner (and good graphics)

Dreaming of Dhofari Picnics