The Pharaoh’s Kitchen: Recipes from Ancient Egypt’s Enduring by Magda Mehdawy,Amr Hussein

By Magda Mehdawy,Amr Hussein

Judging from the facts on hand from depictions of way of life on tombs and in old texts, the traditional Egyptians have been simply as obsessed with stable meals and beneficiant hospitality as are their descendants this present day. Magda Mehdawy and Amr Hussein have performed vast examine at the cultivation, collecting, education, and presentation of nutrition in old Egypt and feature constructed approximately 100 recipes that may be completely recognizable to a person accustomed to sleek Egyptian foodstuff.
Beautifully illustrated with scenes from tomb reliefs, gadgets and artifacts in museum indicates, and smooth photos, the recipes are followed via explanatory fabric that describes the traditional domestic and kitchen, cooking vessels and strategies, desk manners and etiquette, banquets, drinks, and materials. conventional feasts and non secular events with their very own culinary traditions are defined, together with a few which are nonetheless celebrated this day. A word list of elements and position names offers an invaluable consultant to surprising terms.

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