A Baghdad Cookery Book

By Charles Perry
Published by Prospect Books

£10.00 / $12.40 / 80.20 TL
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Book Description

This 13th Century text was, for a long while, the only medieval Arab cookery manuscript available in English thanks to the translation in the 1930s, by A J Arberry. In this new translation Charles Perry corrects many errors and misreadings that had crept into early translations. Here we have spread before us, as if on a glorious sideboard, the immense wealth and ingenuity of cooking in the golden age of Arab civilisation …

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