Sweet Delights from a Thousand and One Nights

Sweet Delights from a Thousand and One Nights

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Which dessert is named after the heroic third-century Queen Zenobia of Palmyra? Which luscious rice pudding shares its name with the eighth-century Abbasid Caliph al-Maa€™mun? How does one make the perfect Baqlawah? Blending cookery with culture and recipes with history, this is the fascinating and delectable story of traditional Arab sweets. The authors here take us on a culinary journey across Iraq, Syria, Egypt and al-Andalus, presenting readers with clear and easy-to-recreate recipes from across the medieval Arab world.It was only after al-Farzali told him that Sufyana#39;s brother Ibrahim had eaten the sweet earlier that day. ... So it was that Sufyan put his hand in the bowl of Khabis and began eating, having learned the good manners of his brother (al-Dhahabi 1360). ... Al-Warraqa#39;s tenth-century cooking manual devotes four chapters to this sweet, giving, for example, two recipes for Khabis cooked with apples, specifying hisanbsp;...

Title:Sweet Delights from a Thousand and One Nights
Author:Habeeb Salloum
Publisher:I.B.Tauris - 2013-06-25


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