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Treasure Trove of Benefits and Variety at the Table: Fourteenth-Century Anonymous Egyptian Cookbook.

English Translation, with Introduction, Glossary, and Appendix

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published by Brill 

A treasure trove of 830 recipes of dishes, digestives, refreshing beverages, aromatics and more. Meticulously translated into English and supplemented with a comprehensive introduction, glossary, 117 color illustrations, and twenty-two modern adaptations of its recipes.

It is the only surviving cookbook from a period when Cairo was a flourishing metropolis and a cultural haven for diverse ethnicities and nationalities. Now available for the first time in English.

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archive.org :صفحة الكتاب بالعربية للقراءة

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Interview with Marcia Lynx in her Blog ArabLit (Arab Literature and Translation):

14th-century Cookbook: ‘Profoundly Rich Resource for Egyptian Culinary Heritage’

July, 30, 2018

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