[Sca-cooks] Ka'ak recipes
johnnae at mac.com
Tue Aug 25 05:18:32 PDT 2009
There seem to be recipes for ka'ak in this medical treatise/ book titled
A treatise on the Canon of medicine of Avicenna.
Author: Avicenna (Avicenna is 980-1037)
O Cameron Gruner
Publisher: London, Luzac, 1930.
Cover title in Arabic. Translated from the Arabic, Al-qanum fi 't-tibb,
Description: vii, 612 p. ill.
Responsibility: incorporating a translation of the first book, by O.
There's also a 1984 reprint.
Publisher: Birmingham, Ala. : The Classics of Medicine Library, 1984.
There seem to be other versions, but I can't tell what they contain.
They can be found in a number of libraries so loaning in a copy
shouldn't be hard.
David Friedman wrote:
> Ka'ak are a middle eastern cookie/cracker, usually but not always ring
> shaped; a number of different versions are still made. I've now tried
> two period recipes, one from al-Warraq and one that Charles Perry sent
> me from Wusla (13th c.). snipped
> Does anyone have any other period ka-ak recipes I could try?
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