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Scheherazade's feasts : foods of the medieval Arab world

Author: Habeeb Salloum; Muna Salloum; Leila Salloum Elias
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2013.
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Scheherazade's Feasts presents over a hundred recipes for the beverages, meals, and sweets of the medieval Islamic world. Part cookbook and part culinary history, this book contextualizes Arab  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Cookbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Habeeb Salloum; Muna Salloum; Leila Salloum Elias
ISBN: 9780812244779 081224477X
OCLC Number: 806981280
Description: xi, 218 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Note on TranslationIntroductionAppetizersGreen Olive SpreadLabnah with Chopped Greens and WalnutsFried Eggs with Vinegar and SpicesFava Bean SaladFava Beans with Yogurt and GarlicSpicy Chard and Fava Bean DipFava Bean Dip with Fennel and CuminTangy Eggplant Stir-FrySeared Eggplant with WalnutsPickled OnionsHoneyed Carrots in RosewaterCauliflower with Tahini-Walnut SauceHummus with Ground NutsSauteed Spinach with Garlic and CorianderCold Roasted Chicken with Almonds and Pomegranate SeedsCold Roasted Chicken with Lime and CucumberHerbed Chicken SaladAn Almond-Mustard CondimentHerb Sauce for FishSoupsCold Yogurt and Cucumber SoupSpiced Lamb and Fava Bean SoupHearty Lamb and Chickpea SoupChickpea and Miso SoupAromatic Soup with Rice and Pomegranate SeedsSquash and Lentil SoupMeatball and Chickpea SoupEntreesLambLamb and Prune TajineSpiced Lamb with WalnutsLamb and Sour Apple TajineLentil Stew with Lamb and Swiss ChardSpiced Lamb and Lentil Stir-fry with RiceBrowned Lamb with Saffron-Cinnamon RiceLamb and Rice PorridgeLamb and Cabbage TajineLamb with Honeyed OnionsLamb with Greens and Clockwise-Stirred YogurtFried Bananas with Lamb and HazelnutsSpiced Lamb and Fennel TajineSweet and Sour Lamb and Vegetable StewSavory Meatballs and Cubed Lamb with CorianderSpice-Infused Cucumbers with Lamb and WalnutsAsparagus Wrapped in LambGround Meat with Fried Halloumi Cheese and SpicesThe Caliph's Wife's Eggplant and Lamb Stir-fryStuffed EggplantLamb and Vegetables with Spiced Onion SauceGarlicky Spinach with Buttered Lamb and ChickpeasSpiced Lamb with Honeyed ApricotsSweet and Meaty Lamb and Date KebabsSpicy Lamb SausageFried Lamb Turnovers Two WaysHearty Stuffed Tripe with Lamb, Chickpeas, and RiceAromatic Couscous with Veal and VegetablesStuffed Dumplings in YogurtChickenHerbed Chicken Pita RollsChicken Stew with Pomegranate Juice and PumpkinSavory and Sour Chicken, Lamb, and Egg CasseroleGrilled Chicken in YogurtFried Meatballs with Pistachios and HoneyPistachio-Stuffed Roasted ChickenChicken and Vegetables in a Tart and Creamy SauceTangy Sumac ChickenSaffron Chicken TajineZesty Almond and Chicken PieAromatic Chicken with Fried and Boiled Eggs over Toasted PitaCreamy Stew with Meat and VegetablesSeafoodGinger-Fried Shrimp for LentFried Fish with Garlic and Coriander SaucePoached and Baked Fish with FennelFried Fish with Tahini and OnionsWalnut-Stuffed Roasted FishSummertime Fried FishFried Salmon with Raisins and AlmondsVegetarianSweet Tooth Rice and YogurtSauteed Aphrodisiac GreensGarlicky Yogurt and ChardSpiced Chickpea FrittersGardener's Vegetable TartDessertsBasic Dessert ElementsSugar SyrupHoney SyrupRosewater and Orange Blossom Custard CreamDessertsSugared LettuceHoney and Almond CandyChewy Fruit and Nut Candy)Muhammad's Wedding CookiesFried Rosewater MeltsHoneyed Sesame CakesAdult Butter CookiesCaliph's Favorite ShortbreadSesame-Nut ShortbreadHazelnut Filo Dough CakeFried Dough with Pistachios and RosewaterHoney-Cream CrunchSeven-Layer Ricotta CakeAlmond FingersFried Dough BitesCrunchy Beaded Honey SquaresCrispy Lattice FrittersFried Stuffed PancakesSweet Cheese FrittersHoney-Dipped Almond-Stuffed RingsBraided Fried Dough with SpicesAromatic Nut CigarsAlmond-Sealed Stuffed CigarsFried Nut TurnoversBeveragesHot Sweet Rosewater DrinkLemonadeAromatic Honey and Grape Juice Drink for WintertimeZesty Mint DrinkHot Aromatic Honeyed MilkPomegranate Seed SmoothieSour Apple SyrupCold Apricot Drink for Breaking a FastSample Menus for Special OccasionsA Dinner During Ramadan (Breaking the Fast)A Dinner During LentA Dinner During PassoverA Dinner for ChristmasA Dinner Feast Such as That Held in the Caliph's CourtRegal Recipes for Stuffed MeatsMeasurements and Metric Conversion ChartTools and IngredientsNotesBibliographyIndexAcknowledgments
Responsibility: Habeeb Salloum, Muna Salloum, and Leila Salloum Elias.


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