Food and Foodways of Medieval Cairenes (Islamic History and Civilization)

Food and Foodways of Medieval Cairenes (Islamic History and Civilization)

Paulina B. Lewicka


this can be a pioneering examine which analyzes the foodstuff cultures of medieval Cairenes at the foundation of a big corpus of historic texts in Arabic. person chapters talk about what, why, and the way the population of medieval Cairo ate what they did, and during which methods meals formed their daily lives. Given the complicated nature of foodstuff and foodways as parts of analysis, the booklet covers such diversified topics because the genesis of the culinary tradition of Egypts capital and numerous practices relating to nutrition and consuming. This monograph additionally considers numerous suitable social, political and fiscal situations in medieval Cairo, learning nutrition tradition in its broader context.

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