[Sca-cooks] Mastic, was bread recipe in Fadalat al-Jiwan fi Tayyibat al-t'aam wa-l-

Lilinah lilinah at earthlink.net
Wed Sep 5 16:01:13 PDT 2007

Stanza693 at wmconnect.com wrote:
>A little bit more about almaciga...
>I looked up Mastic Resin in Wikipedia.  According to that article, mastic
>resin is a relatively expensive spice used in a variety of things including
>Turkish Delight, Turkish ice cream, some pastries, and some alcohols 
>among other
>A sus ordenes,
>Constanza Marina de Huelva

Most references say that mastic is grown ONLY on the island of Chios 
- if that's true, that would account for its expensiveness.
Urtatim (that's err-tah-TEEM)
the persona formerly known as Anahita

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