[Sca-cooks] Iraqi cookbook?

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Fri Oct 14 04:20:38 PDT 2011

Delights from the Garden of Eden: A Cookbook and History of the Iraqi  
Cuisine is by
Nawal Nasrallah. She's the translator and editor of Annals of the  
Caliphs' Kitchens.
Nawal Nasrallah was a professor of English and comparative literature
at the universities of Baghdad and Mosul. She's now an independent  

The original  edition was published as an iBook on demand. The NYT  
reviewed it and I bought a copy in April 2003.
I liked the first edition a lot and have mentioned the book on the  
list several times in the past.


On Oct 14, 2011, at 2:53 AM, Laura C. Minnick wrote:

> I just got this in a mailer from David Brown. Supposedly it is a  
> revision of a 2003 edition. Does anyone have the older one and is it  
> any good?
> http://www.oxbowbooks.com/bookinfo.cfm/ID/68350/mid/24304
> Liutgard

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