[Sca-cooks] Question for Adamantius?

lilinah at earthlink.net lilinah at earthlink.net
Wed Dec 9 12:46:23 PST 2009

And i have 17 recipes from my Ottoman feast. The recipes are from 
15th and 16th c. Ottoman sources. And the arrangement of the menu and 
service was based on descriptions of actual feasts:

Soup - Choice of either:
Buyresiyye (kadin tuzlugu shorbasi) - Meatball Soup with Barberries
Terbiyeli Tavuk Chorbasi - Chicken Soup with Small Noodles, Seasoned 
with Egg-Lemon Sauce

Manti - Seasoned ground lamb in thin dough wrappers, boiled, then 
served with garlic-sumac-yogurt sauce

Flat Bread (purchased - not pita)
Fresh Pickled Cucumbers
Rose Petal Jam (purchased)
Merserem - Lamb and Chard in Herbed Yogurt
Mahmudiyye - Chicken and Apricots with Noodles and Almonds
Kachkul-i kabak - Spiced Stewed Gourds
Four Colors of Rice - White, Yellow, Red, and Green
Bulghur with Chestnuts, cinnamon, and ginger
Sharbat (Beverage Syrups) - Mulberry (purchased) and Morello Cherry

Sheker Burek - Almond-paste-topped yeasted "cookies"
Senbuse Mukallele - Fried almond-paste-filled pastries
Muhallebi - Delicate Rose-Scented Rice Flour and Milk Pudding
Zerde (means "Yellow") - Rice Pudding with Saffron and Nuts
Urtatim (that's err-tah-TEEM)
the persona formerly known as Anahita

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