[Sca-cooks] Arabic dish with a name similar to Brustinga?
david at vastrepast.com
Sat Jan 31 10:22:32 PST 2009
Forwarded with permission from the Madrone Culinary Guild List to see
if anyone out there has so information on the below.
Please reply here and I will forward or to erain at liripipe dot com
> I’m trying to find further information on an early Italian dish
> called in the latin ‘Brustinga’. One offhanded reference implies
> that the name may be of Arabic origin as in the dishes Limonia/
> Limuniyya and Romania/Rummaniyya (yumm pomegranate chicken!!!).
> Have any of you come across any dishes of similar name? the
> Italian dish is a kind of pie filled with a mix of cheese, flour &
> eggs w/saffron, but that may not have much to do with the original
> Arabic dish, as some of these dishes mutated beyond recognition,
> keeping only an echo of the original name….
> Thanks for any leads.
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