[Sca-cooks] Burger battle

Suey lordhunt at gmail.com
Sat Jan 20 14:37:26 PST 2007

Johnna Holloway  wrote:
> . . . Andy Smith indicates the origins are vague. Hamburg steak was on Delmonico's menu as early as 1834. That may be the NYC claim. Hamburgers were sold from a lunch wagon in New Haven
> by 1900S. . .
According to Benavides-Barajas the recipe for hamburger originated in 
Persia and was brought to Al-Andalus by the Arabs. It was a popular dish 
in the Alhambra flavored with onion and honey and decorated with chopped 
walnuts or apple and served with honey.

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