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Critical Muslim 26: Gastronomy




What is halal? Does Islam have a particular flavour? Is culture transferred through gastronomy? 


By exploring the more obscure delicacies of international cuisine, we confront the underbelly of gluttony and ask why the Muslim world is so indulgently carnivorous. We go back to nature on an organic farm and consider whether going organic will save the world and promote the true spirit of Islam.