Edible Propaganda - V

Going to the Market

Enormous dishes of food provide a somewhat frivolous counterpart to continuing strife in the Middle East. In 2006, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmedinijad ordered the construction of a 21 feet long ‘victory kebab’ in honour of Lebanese allies Hezbollah’s war with Israel.

Pascal Porcheron is a freelance writer and editor who believes in the adage "a soufflé is worth a thousand words". He lives and eats in London.