[Sca-cooks] bread recipe in Fadalat al-Jiwan fi Tayyibat al-t'aam wa-l-alwan
rcmann4 at earthlink.net
Wed Sep 5 08:44:05 PDT 2007
>Babelfish could never translate "vasija" - is
>this a special shaped container or just a
AFAIK, it just means "vessel". I'm used to seeing it accompanied by an
adjective -- glass, earthenware, covered, etc. "Container " seems to be
the basic meaing here.
>OK, i found a translation of "sobar" (to fondle,
>to paw, to grope), but it doesn't make a lot of
>sense in this context.
"Sobar" means to knead.
>OK, some elusive ingredients in other recipes:
>almáciga (Bablefish said "seedbed" and an on-line
>dictionary said it was a plant nursery) but it
>appears in a list with cinnamon, pepper and
>ginger - is it mace?
No, mace is "macis". This is mastic.
>alones - what part of a chicken is this?
Brighid ni Chiarain
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