Food Fit for Pharaohs

The great River Nile was the source of life for the ancient Egyptians, annually flooding its banks to leave behind some of the most fertile soil on earth. The favourite dishes of the Egyptian people are some of the oldest and simplest, based on wholesome ingredients such as honey, dates, raisins, nuts, beans, whole wheat grains, cumin, garlic, mint and lemon. This charming small book introduces these dishes, beautifully illustrated with full-colour images of food and feasting drawn from original paintings on walls and papyrus. It is a practical cookbook which reinterprets for the modern cook a fascinating selection of delicious recipes to help you create food fit for pharaohs.
Author:
Michelle Berriedale-Johnson
Format:
Paperback

Description

The great River Nile was the source of life for the ancient Egyptians, annually flooding its banks to leave behind some of the most fertile soil on earth. The favourite dishes of the Egyptian people are some of the oldest and simplest, based on wholesome ingredients such as honey, dates, raisins, nuts, beans, whole wheat grains, cumin, garlic, mint and lemon. This charming small book introduces these dishes, beautifully illustrated with full-colour images of food and feasting drawn from original paintings on walls and papyrus. It is a practical cookbook which reinterprets for the modern cook a fascinating selection of delicious recipes to help you create food fit for pharaohs.

Product details

Author:
Michelle Berriedale-Johnson
Subtitle:
An Ancient Egyptian Cookbook
Publisher:
British Museum Press
ISBN:
9780714119847
Audience:
General
Pages:
64
Width (mm):
209
Length (mm):
152
Weight (g):
190

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