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The Oldest Cuisine in the World: Cooking in Mesopotamia (Paperback)
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The Oldest Cuisine in the World: Cooking in Mesopotamia (Paperback)

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Paperback 152 Pages / Published: 19/04/2011
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In this intriguing blend of the commonplace and the ancient, Jean Bottero presents the first extensive look at the delectable secrets of Mesopotamia. Bottero'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 millenniums BCE, as the Mesopotamians recorded them. Offering everything from translated recipes for pigeon and gazelle stews to 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 re-creations of a rich, ancient culture through its cuisine, make Bottero's guide an entertaining and mesmerizing read.

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226067346
Number of pages: 152
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm

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