[Sca-cooks] Arabic books of husbandry (emilio szabo)
christianetrue at earthlink.net
Tue Jun 7 12:44:57 PDT 2011
>From: emilio szabo <emilio_szabo at yahoo.it>
>To: sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org
>Subject: [Sca-cooks] Arabic books of husbandry
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>From the intro site:
Emilio, this is wonderful. I have been trying to find out more in a particular filaha text that allegedly commented on onion-growing practices in Sicily. Apparently these Sicilian farmers were acknowledged as the experts. I think it was the text attributed to ibn Bassan.
I understand that Giarratana, in the province of Ragusa, is known today for growing enormous sweet white onions. They have an onion festival every August, the Sagra de Cipolle:
And apparently onions weren't all they were grilling that that festival ...
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