National Geographic : 1937 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE V John U. \nhiting "GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD" A swamp Arab woman bakes on a concave sheet of iron. After kneading the dough in the big copper pan, she pats the loaf thin on a board and then throws it on the domed oven. At the left are some finished loaves. She bakes outdoors because her home is made of inflammable mats. © American Colony, Jerusalem BY THE NUMBER AND SIZE OF A SHEIK'S COFFEEPOTS HIS PRESTIGE IS KNOWN Bedouin utensils are hand-hammered from a single sheet of burnished brass or copper. The Arab roasts coffee beans in a large iron spoon over a camel-dung fire (page 72). Coffee is served unsweetened. The tray of sugar was for American guests.