Monday, February 12, 2018

Making Dinner c 1700 BC

Historian and gourmand Annelies Van Wittenberghe shares enticing foodpairings of the past on her blog. In this post she recreates a Venison Cilantro Stew, taking inspiration from the oldest clay tablet ‘cookbook’ in the world (1700 BC).

The tablets, written during the First Babylonian dynasty, contain cooking instructions for thirty-five Akkadian dishes.

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