The Pharaoh's Kitchen: Recipes from Ancient Egypts Enduring Food Traditions

The Pharaoh's Kitchen: Recipes from Ancient Egypts Enduring Food Traditions

by Magda Mehdawy, Amr Hussein

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Overview

How to cook and eat like the ancient Egyptians, from the author of My Egyptian Grandmothers Kitchen.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617970559
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press, The
Publication date: 05/15/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

MAGDA MEHDAWY holds a degree in archaeology from the University of Alexandria. In 2004, she was awarded the Al-Ahram Appreciation Prize for the original Arabic edition of My Egyptian Grandmothers Kitchen. She lives in Alexandria.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface 1

1 Food in Ancient Egypt 3

Home and Kitchen 3

Food and Drink in Ancient Egyptian Society 9

Food and Table Manners 11

Special Occasions 12

Food and the Gods 18

2 Bread 25

3 Eggs and Dairy Products 41

4 Meat 49

5 Poultry 61

6 Fish 73

7 Vegetables 87

8 Legumes 101

9 Fruits and Desserts 115

10 Beverages 125

Appendices 133

Food and Language 133

Food and Hieroglyphs in Ancient Egypt 135

Glossary 145

Notes 151

Bibliography 155

Index 159

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