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My Egyptian Grandmother's Kitchen: Traditional Dishes Sweet and Savory
     

My Egyptian Grandmother's Kitchen: Traditional Dishes Sweet and Savory

by Magda Mehdawy
 

In this beautifully illustrated volume, Magda Mehdawy has gathered in one book the most complete collection of Egyptian recipes ever assembled. Drawing on the traditional recipes she learned from her grandmother and other members of her generation, Mehdawy offers a surprising range of sumptuous recipes and unusual flavors that are part of Egypt's millennia-long

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In this beautifully illustrated volume, Magda Mehdawy has gathered in one book the most complete collection of Egyptian recipes ever assembled. Drawing on the traditional recipes she learned from her grandmother and other members of her generation, Mehdawy offers a surprising range of sumptuous recipes and unusual flavors that are part of Egypt's millennia-long cultural heritage. She also reveals the historical depth of the national cuisine, beginning with a section on food and wine-making techniques used by the ancient Egyptians. For readers interested in more recent traditions, Mehdawy provides lists of typical menus served on Islamic holidays and feasts, and a fascinating overview of traditional beliefs regarding vegetables and spices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789774249273
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press, The
Publication date:
08/05/2010
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.60(h) x 1.10(d)

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