13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Molasses man.

Halim works seasonally at a local monastery and makes carob molasses in the traditional way. Carob molasses is absolutely delicious, is considered "mouneh" (preserved food for the winter) and is apparently beneficial for a variety of complaints from asthma to digestive problems.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Saida, Lebanon
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Ruth Moucharafieh