Salmorejo, a long-loved family recipe in Andalusia and a cousin to gazpacho, is slowly winning over outsiders with its creamy but creamless taste. The cold tomato soup originated in Sumer in Mesopotamia but made its home in Andalusia, as a peasant dish from Cordoba. It combines homegrown tomatoes and day-old white bread with raw garlic, vinegar and olive oil from the region.

Salmorejo the Way Mama Makes It

The history of Baklava is not well documented. There are some indications that it dates back to ancient Mesopotamia, and that a recipe appeared in a 13th century cookbook. This version contains pecans, almonds, and pistachios and is covered with chocolate drizzle.

Baklava Recipe | How Sweet It Is


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An ancient recipe translated by from Cuneiform by Yale scholars: Pigeon with herbs.

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Mesopotamian Lamb and Carob Stew by Laura Kelley

Mesopotamian Cookoff: Lamb and Carob Stew - The Silk Road Gourmet

Mesopotamian Mersu

Mesopotamian Cookoff: Mersu 1 - The Silk Road Gourmet

Lamb and Licorice with Juniper Berries

Mesopotamian Cookoff: Lamb and Licorice - The Silk Road Gourmet

Quail on Barley Flatbreads Adapted from "The Oldest Cuisine in the World," Jean Bottero #mesopotamia #history #recipe

Quail on Barley Flatbreads - Archaeology Magazine Archive

Roasted Barley and Herb Pilaf From ancient Mesopotamia

Mesopotamian Cookoff - Roasted Barley and Herb Pilaf

fall spices | Top 5 Fall Spices For Better Health

Top 5 Fall Spices For Better Health

Sumerian Necklace and Ring, 2nd Millennium BC A... at Ancient & Medieval History

Sumerian Necklace and Ring, 2nd Millennium BC A... at Ancient & Medieval History

Sargon II and dignitary. Low-relief from the L wall of the palace of Sargon II at Dur Sharrukin in Assyria (now Khorsabad in Iraq), c. 716–713 BC.

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Chipá : boulettes de fromage argentines #chipa #cuisineargentine

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Snow and natural bridge, over Faraya, Lebanon. Mzaar Kfardebian (formerly Faraya Mzaar) is a ski area in Lebanon

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Kbeibat, Kutleh {kibbeh} | a time honored recipe of the indigenous people of ancient Mesopotamia, passed down generations and treasured by the Assyrian Diaspora in Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey and those who emigrated elsewhere.

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Tea…iraqi style!

Obsession, realfakescientist: iraqiana: استكان جاي .....

4000 yr old Sumerian secret recipe for alcholic beverage ~ Cuneiform was created by the ancient Sumerians around 3500 B.C. Originally a nomadic people, Sumerians relocated to a stretch of land then dubbed 'The Fertile Crescent,' which comprises most of modern day Iraq and Iran. It would be another 400 years before the Egyptians would learn how to read and write on stone tablets. This link takes you to a site that translates Cuneiform

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People are so alienated from their own soul that when they meet their... - but does it float

People are so alienated from their own soul that when they meet their...

Iraqi artist, Rasha Okab غزل بغدادي

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The Oldest Cookbook in the World, clay Babylonian tablet, inscribed in Akkadian. It dates to ca. 1750 BC (the time of Hammurabi) and contains the oldest known cooking recipes.

Cassie Langmann Portfolio: February 2012

Maskoof .. Iraqi way of grilling fish in Iraq ..

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'Kurdish women from the village of Sina make fresh bread in Kurdish-ruled northern Iraq, march 26, 2003', AP Photo

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IRAQ, Baghdad University Tower via Flickr

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Ancient Mesopotamia History Unit - This is such a fun, hands on history unit for kids of all ages. It includes lost of kids activities like making costumes, recipes, art mache map and more (homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade)

Ancient Mesopotamia History Unit

The Story of the World Vol. 1 - Chapter 16: DIY clay tablets

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