Eat like a Sultan! Cooking In The Muslim Medieval Ages

Eat like a Sultan! Cooking In The Muslim Medieval Ages
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Organizing Institution: MACFEST - Muslim Arts and Culture Festival.
Contact email: [email protected]
Start Date: April 9, 2023 (14:00 )
End Date: April 9, 2023 (15:30 BST)
Cost: Free
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Join us for an informative session with Professor Daniel L. Newman about medieval Arabic cooking.

The Arabic culinary tradition is one of the oldest and most prolific in the world, with an output totalling over four thousand recipes across ten known extant culinary manuals from al-Andalus in the West, to Cairo, Aleppo and Baghdad in the East, and spanning a period of five hundred years, between the 9th and the 13th centuries.

In addition to dishes, there are recipes for beverages, condiments, pickles, as well as hand-washing powders and perfumes. The talk will provide an overview of this tradition and discuss some of the salient features of this rich culinary legacy.

Presented by: Prof. Daniel L. Newman, Chair of Arabic, Director of Studies at Durham University

Hosted by: Karen Shannon, Chief Executive of Manchester Histories

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