[Sca-cooks] Atraf al-Tib

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Wed Jan 28 14:52:26 PST 2009

The phrase lisan al-'asafir appears in
A dictionary of Andalusi Arabic
By Federico Corriente
Published by Brill, 1997
You are going to have to loan it in or look for it in a library.
Google Books indicates it is in there, but content is restricted.

You can read about manna ash here:
The various entries indicate that it yields a sap that is useful as a 
laxative in children, so is it the seed, the leaf, or possibly a  sap?

I can find sources for the trees but haven't yet found a source for the 
seeds or the manna.


lilinah at earthlink.net wrote: snipped
> Is anyone familiar with Manna Ash seeds or any other Ash seeds used as a seasoning in any cuisine, modern, ethnic, or historical?
> Does anyone know where i can get Ash seeds to use in cooking?
> --
> Urtatim (that's urr-tah-TEEM)
> the persona formerly known as Anahita

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