For Zaynab, the harshness of camp life is linked to taste:
"Nothing has a taste. I don't like it here. Water is the biggest issue in the camp. It tastes so bad."
This video, produced as part of the British Academy Virtual Summer Showcase, features the Making Home Away Project lead, Yasmine Shamma, explaining how Arabic coffee is made, and its significance within social relations within the refugee camp. Coffee is central to the host-guest relationship within Syrian culture, and hence featured heavily within the field research conducted as part of this project.