An Excerpt from Mohamed Nabulsi’s Etisalat Shortlisted-novel ‘Dates and Masala’

Mohamed Zakaria Nabulsi’s Dates and Masala was one of three novels shortlisted for the Young Adult category of the 2021 Etisalat Prize for Arabic Children’s Literature. The novel is a culinary travel coming-of-age set between Sharjah, UAE and Kochi, India, which includes twelve recipes.