[Sca-cooks] Noodled up

Suey lordhunt at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 17:13:01 PDT 2007

Lilinah wrote:

> You are getting a good set of descriptions of *MODERN* kataif from 
> various messages. Today it is rather like shredded phyllo.
> But what it is today and what it was 500 or more years ago are very different.
> Which book are you referring to? Charles Perry has translated quite a 
> few Arabic language cookbooks and has written many essays on aspects 
> of historical Arabic and Arabic influenced cuisines.
I am talking about his 13th Century Hispano Arab MSS translation when he 
talks about Qataif: 

You have my point lovey cause I don't want today's definition. 500 years 
ago it was related to a noodle in my book. What I search for here is our 
family connection with our Senorio Pasta?


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