Medieval Cuisine of the Islamic World: A Concise History with 174 Recipes

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Vinegar and sugar, dried fruit, rose water, spices from India and China, sweet wine made from raisins and dates--these are the flavors of the golden age of Arab cuisine. This book, a delightful culinary adventure that is part history and part cookbook, surveys the gastronomical art that developed at the Caliph's sumptuous palaces in ninth-and tenth-century Baghdad, drew inspiration from Persian, Greco-Roman, and Turkish cooking, and rapidly spread across the Mediterranean. In a charming narrative, Lilia Zaouali brings to ...

Medieval Cuisine of the Islamic World: A Concise History with 174 Recipes 2009, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520261747

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Medieval Cuisine of the Islamic World: A Concise History with 174 Recipes 2007, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520247833

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