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Sacha marked it as to-read Feb 18, The recipes reported here are mainly of historical interest, but there will be some hardy hobbyists who will try to follow them. His work contains recipes copied from a number of older works in the s, some surviving and some not surviving independently to today. So, most of the dishes in this cookbook are still made today in Morocco, famous for its very traditional cuisine.

I have divided the sweets recipes into sub-categories of: You should consider using less oil andlausian specified in the recipes, when you can get away with it. The book was complied by a scribe in the s, whose name appeared on the first page of the text, but the first page has not survived the ages. My Preface to the Book The English text of the book is a translation by Charles Perry, working from the original Arabic, a printed copy of the Arabic and its translation into Spanish, and assisted by an English translation by various persons translating collaboratively the text from Spanish to English.

Then put in the interior a roasted goose and into its belly a roasted hen and in the belly of the hen a roasted pigeon and in the belly of the pigeon a roasted starling andaluzian in the belly of this a small bird, roasted or fried.

Also be sure to visit the wonderful Boke of Gode Cookery site, which is jam-packed andaludian medieval recipies from all over the worldas well as other information about the daily food experience of the average medieval citizen as well as the 16th and 17th century citizen.

Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook

No trivia or quizzes yet. You may be wondering what this book has to do with Italophiles. Unsurprisingly this is a SCA project, and the cookbook they translated was the Spanish version of the Arabic original; later someone else returned to the Arabic and finessed the English translation further.


A few more words of warning if you are going to attempt to cook any of these recipes: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Oberon marked it as to-read Sep 08, Actually there really are a bunch of vegetarian versions of some of the recipes. The recipes for bread, actually, are common throughout Asia. Download the PDF Body.

Take fresh kidney meat and remove its veins, and peel off the spleen its under-skin; take one part of the spleen, and five parts of clean kidney fat; pound all this until it is like brains, and stuff this into tripe or large intestines or cane tubes or the like, and boil it in a pot of tafaya; take it out and empty it into a serving dish and serve it hot.

I’m going to go nuts trying to scrounge up thouse gourds. Boil all but the lemon together for about 2 hours, then put it in a potato ricer, squeeze out the liquid and add lemon juice to it; this is the murri. Some of the herbs mentioned and condiments in the recipes are no longer easily available, so some substitutions may be necessary.

Al-Andalus was renowned for its centers of learning, beautiful architecture, and religious tolerance http: For example, in this book with recipes from the s and earlieryou can find recipes for: Like all ancient cookbooks, this one is made up of pieces of other cookbooks.

The oldest cuisine in the world a cuisine being a documented cooking of a settled people is the Persian cuisine, which like the Persian Empire, stretches back to nearly BC. Now I want servants, exotic food, fine wine and cushions to lie on! Some recipes come from cookbooks by the gastronome Abu Ishaq Ibrahim ibn al-Mahdi [b.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. For those of you who are interested, there are quite a lot of historical and ancient cookbooks available out on the web – for example: For some sweets recipes, you might even want to use walnut or hazelnut oil.


A lot of the recipes refer to something called ‘murri yaqi’, which seems to be some sort of Islamic soy sauce. I have made this document into a free-to-download PDF. Ah, those were the good old days – when Jewish and Muslim recipes co-existed in peace in the same cookbook The murri condiment they used so often was salty.

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Jackie marked it as to-read Oct 17, Want to Read saving…. The quince is quartered and cored. It think of it as a Russian doll dish.

Andi in Morrocco, they use Argan oil at times, and often mix peanut oil with olive oil if the cooking is at a very high temperature, because peanut oil doesn’t burn in the high heat. I’ve found a recipe elsewhere on the site, inside a. The defeated Muslims call it a barbarous tragedy.

Return to Book Page. To ask other readers questions about Anonymous Andalusian Cookbookcookbopk sign up. The Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook. Even if you’re not interested cookbpok the food, read the Editor’s Notes.

An an anonyomus medievalist, this site is pure gold! Lists with This Book. All this anonyous roasted and greased with the sauce described for roasting. Roast Lamb, which was made for the Sayyid Abu al-‘Ala in Ceuta The Governor and admiral of Ceuta, son of the Almohada Caliph Yusuf Qndalusian, was treated to this calf stuffed with a lamb, stuffed with various birds, stuffed with smaller various birds.

Roast Lamb, which was made for the Sayyid Abu al-‘Ala in Ceuta The Governor and admiral of Ceuta, son of the Almohada Caliph Yusuf I, was treated to this calf stuffed with a lamb, stuffed with various birds, stuffed with smaller various birds.

There is a lot of oil used in these recipes, much more than we are used to today. The major part of the English translation is by Charles Perry, a scholar, food historian, and writer of a food column for the L.