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The Oldest Cuisine in the World : Cooking in Mesopotamia
by Jean Bottéro and Teresa Lavender Fagan




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In this intriguing blend of the commonplace and the ancient, Jean Bott ro presents the first extensive look at the delectable secrets of Mesopotamia. Bott ro's broad perspective takes us inside the religious rites, everyday rituals, attitudes and taboos, and even the detailed preparation techniques involving food and drink in Mesopotamian high culture during the second and third millennia BCE, as the Mesopotamians recorded them.

Offering everything from translated recipes for pigeon and gazelle stews, the contents of medicinal teas and broths, and the origins of ingredients native to the region, this book reveals the cuisine of one of history's most fascinating societies. Links to the modern world, along with incredible recreations of a rich, ancient culture through its cuisine, make Bott ro's guide an entertaining and mesmerizing read.

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Overview

In this intriguing blend of the commonplace and the ancient, Jean Bott ro presents the first extensive look at the delectable secrets of Mesopotamia. Bott ro's broad perspective takes us inside the religious rites, everyday rituals, attitudes and taboos, and even the detailed preparation techniques involving food and drink in Mesopotamian high culture during the second and third millennia BCE, as the Mesopotamians recorded them.

Offering everything from translated recipes for pigeon and gazelle stews, the contents of medicinal teas and broths, and the origins of ingredients native to the region, this book reveals the cuisine of one of history's most fascinating societies. Links to the modern world, along with incredible recreations of a rich, ancient culture through its cuisine, make Bott ro's guide an entertaining and mesmerizing read.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780226067346
  • ISBN-10: 0226067343
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publish Date: April 2011
  • Page Count: 152
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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