[Sca-cooks] Anushirwan Cookbook
selene at earthlink.net
Fri Sep 21 14:43:01 PDT 2007
> 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?
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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