[Sca-cooks] Atraf al-tibb, was Jars/Bottles

Elaine Koogler kiridono at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 17:41:34 PDT 2008

IIRC...and it's been a while since I've seen the book...she gave the recipe
for the spice because he was used in one of the recipes in her book.  And it
is a spice mixture that is not commonly available in many places.


On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 6:46 PM, Lilinah <lilinah at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Kiri wrote:
>>  I made the atraf al-tib that is in Dame Hauviette's new ebook...
> Odd, i thought her book was about Ottoman cooking.
> When Shirvani translated al-Baghdadi's Kitab al-Tabikh - and altered nearly
> every one of al-Baghdadi's recipes, some very very much - and then added his
> own 80 or so recipes, he clearly didn't know what atraf al-tibb was.
> So atraf al-tibb doesn't figure into Ottoman cuisine.
> Or does Hauviette have another book out on more general Medieval
> Arabic-language cooking as well?
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