[Sca-cooks] Anushirwan Cookbook

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Fri Sep 21 14:43:01 PDT 2007

Suey wrote:
> Perry tells us that this cookbook was written by Kisra Anushirwan 
> ibn-Barzajamhar. Does and one have any information about this like when 
> and where it was written and who was he?
> Sue
> _________________

A review of Perry's COOKING WITH THE CALIPHS says:

"Noodles were usually cooked in soup. The book recounts a quite 
unbelievable story of their supposed invention by the sixth-century 
Persian king Khusraw Anushirwan: He offhandedly tells his cook to throw 
“some pieces of dough” into his soup."


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