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The Pharaoh's Feast: From Pit-Boiled Roots to Pickled Herring, Cooking Through the Ages with 100 Simple Recipes
     

The Pharaoh's Feast: From Pit-Boiled Roots to Pickled Herring, Cooking Through the Ages with 100 Simple Recipes

by Oswald Rivera
 

Drawing on written sources from the fifth century, B.C. to today, veteran cookbook author Oswald Rivera recreates ingredient lists and recipes to allow modern cooks to prepare historic delights from Esau's biblical mess of pottage to contemporary pasta primavera. Packed with fun facts, this culinary history includes such treats as a seven-course dinner from King

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Drawing on written sources from the fifth century, B.C. to today, veteran cookbook author Oswald Rivera recreates ingredient lists and recipes to allow modern cooks to prepare historic delights from Esau's biblical mess of pottage to contemporary pasta primavera. Packed with fun facts, this culinary history includes such treats as a seven-course dinner from King Srenika's royal bash in first millennial Indus Valley, Colonial New England's Johny Cakes and the modern era's meatloaf. Black-and-white illustrations accompany this lively history of cooking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568582825
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
11/05/2003
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.76(d)

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