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The Pharaoh's kitchen : recipes from Ancient Egypt's enduring food traditions

Author: Magda Mehdawy; Amr Hussein
Publisher: Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Judging from the evidence available from depictions of daily life on tombs and in historical texts, the ancient Egyptians were just as enthusiastic about good food and generous hospitality as are their descendants today. Magda Mehdawy and Amr Hussein have done extensive research on the cultivation, gathering, preparation, and presentation of food in ancient Egypt and have developed nearly a hundred recipes that  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Magda Mehdawy; Amr Hussein
ISBN: 9789774163104 9774163109
OCLC Number: 316039117
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Recipes from Ancient Egypt's enduring food traditions
Responsibility: Magda Mehdawy and Amr Hussein.

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Extensive research on the preparation and presentation of food in ancient Egypt has enabled the authors to develop nearly a hundred recipes which are accompanied by descriptions of the ancient home  Read more...

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-Food historians as well as adventurous cooks are bound to appreciate this tasty testimony to ancient Egyptian cuisine. As its title suggests, this painstakingly researched volume provides a Read more...

 
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