Bosnian Bioculinary Art of Pita Dough
The Bioculinary art for stretching the Pita (strudel) dough is done with a broom handle.
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Posted Thursday, July 24, 2008, 12:55 PM
It is said that whole grain protects us from early death. In South Slavic Bioculinary arts, the food is grown in their backyard or within fifty miles. The ingredients for pita means hard labor in the fields while synergistically participating in growing the grains, cheese or plants needed for the dish.
The broom is sacred to South Slavs. Using the broom handle, Sana Koric's mother stretches the pita dough into a gossmer fabric so transparent becoming a bioculinary metaphor. The metaphor is about stretching oneself so that we become transparent: whole.