[Sca-cooks] The use of sumac in medieval Arabic cooking

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Wed Jan 30 18:12:47 PST 2008

Suey commented:
> The florilegium.org
<http://www.florilegium.org/files/PLANTS/sumac-msg.html> pretty well
answers this. Beside the mention of it in Anon. Andalus, in Spain it was
used as a drink with chickpeas and chard and as a substitute for  

I thought at first you meant the drink was detailed in the  
Florilegium file, but I didn't see it there.

Is this a drink made of sumac that is eaten with chickpeas and chard?  
Or is this a drink containing sumac, chickpeas and chard? If the  
latter, that doesn't sound very good. But I'm trying to keep an open  

THLord Stefan li Rous    Barony of Bryn Gwlad    Kingdom of Ansteorra
    Mark S. Harris           Austin, Texas           
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