The Arabic word Walima (banquet) is derived from the root word Walam, which literally means to gather and assemble. The Arabs used it for a meal or feast where people were invited and gathered to eat and celebrate for days, either for new born babies, a traveller returning home or for weddings.
A special thanks to Mr. H. Farroukh , who authorized us to use his dad's painting from the album still life. for our new Arabic Cooking Club Walima Logo.
In 1940 he Exhibited his paintings in the International Exhibition in New York and his name was registered in the Benezit International Dictionary of Art in the year 1950. He is the founder of a unique revolutionary school of Arts recognized by leaders of the Cultural world locally and abroad.
Mr Farroukh died after a severe sickness in 1957.
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