Nawal Nasrallah: Ancient Baghdadi Cookbook
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 46
- Nov 20, 2018 10:00 pm
- 57:09 mins
Nawal Nasrallah is a translator, author, and Iraqi food blogger. She talks with us about her book "Annals of the Caliphs' Kitchens", her translation of a tenth-century Baghdadi cookbook. Over 80 of the 615 recipes were written as poems that explore the relationship between the culinary and the divine. She explores her personal experience with Iraqi food.