Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Iraq

Published on 04/17/2018
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Iraq is a very interesting country with a historic culture. While most people know about oil, the wars, and Saddam, we compiled a list of some interesting facts you might not know about Iraq. Read on to find out some cool stuff!

“Masgouf” Is The Fishy National Dish

This national dish dates way back to ancient times and it is still extremely popular among Iraqis and tourists. While I can’t try it due to my dogmatic veganism, it seems awesome! It is a carp dish made with tumeric and taramind, and roasted slowly in a “fire altar.” A fire altar is out of the question for most people, so these days it is grilled on an open fire or in a clay oven.

Masgouf

Masgouf

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