Islam—A Thousand and One Nights of Cooking
Lecture no. 12 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
The rise of Islam brought a new way of thinking about food. Contemplate the Muslim cultural values that permitted pleasure, the cultivation of the senses, and the creation of an exquisite cuisine. Study Islamic eating rituals and Persian-influenced culinary techniques, such as perfuming food and cooking meat with sweets.