[Sca-cooks] recipes using sumac berries?
lilinah at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 24 23:46:53 PDT 2006
>1.) al-Warraq's 10th century Kitab al-Tabikh, a compendium of 9th
>and 10th century recipes
>2.) al-Baghdadi's 13th century Kitab al-Tabikh (means "Book of
>Dishes", i.e., "cookbook")
>3.) the as-yet not fully translated book that has a long complex
>title that is sometimes translated to include "The Link of the
>4.) the 14th century Book of the Description of Familiar Foods which
>was compiled in Mamluk Egypt, but the recipes are about 1/3
>al-Baghdadi and many, if not most, of the rest are in a similar
>vein, so clearly 'Abbasid.
1.) Should be *ibn Sayyar's* 10th century Kitab al-Tabikh, a
compendium of 9th and 10th century recipes
Sorry for any confusion.
3.) appears to date from the 12th C. and has the full title of Kitab
Al-Wusla ilal-Habib fi Wasfi Al-Tayibati wal-Tib (The Book of the
Bond with the Friend, or the Description of Good Dishes and Perfumes)
of which about 10 copies survive.
Urtatim (that's err-tah-TEEM)
the persona formerly known as Anahita
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