What We Knew About Medieval Persian Cuisine

What We Knew About Medieval Persian Cuisine

Paper by Charles Perry

Given at the University of California, Irvine, on May 15, 2018

Excerpt: We know some things about Sassanian cuisine in directly or by inference. For instance they Persians have taken up on idea of sugar, which had been obtained from sugar cane sap in India and developed a theory about the kind of a super refined white sugar coat. And that they had taken the first steps down the road to the despair for our dentists by exploring syrup.

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