Want some truly #traditional #cooking? Maybe these 4000 year old #Mesopotamian #clayTablets that turned out to contain ancient #recipes are just the thing for you: https://text.npr.org/r.php?id=779930201
While the #NPR article gives a nice overview of the these tablets and their history, if you want an example of some of the recipes, you'll have to head over to #LaphamsQuarterly for the source article: https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/ancient-mesopotamian-tablet-cookbook
«Tuh'u. Leg meat is used. You prepare water. You add fat.
You sear. You fold in salt, beer, onion, arugula, cilantro, Persian
shallot, cumin, and red beet, and [you crush] leek and garlic.
You sprinkle coriander on top. [You add] kurrat and fresh
Image by #KlausWagensonner as taken from https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/ancient-mesopotamian-tablet-cookbook (which also contains a modern recreation of the #TuhU #beetStew recipe)
Also, thanks to @KelsonV for sharing the #NPR article in the first place: https://wandering.shop/@KelsonV/103179104097478647
I should find some time to try to prepare the modernised interpretation of the recipe one of these days. :)
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