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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Folkloric flavors

  • Tuffahiy: A recipe for the Iraqi disk tuffahiya (al-Baghdadi): Cut a piece of fat meat into cubes. Fry with a little salt and coriander. Dice an onion and add along with mastiha, pepper, cinnamon, ginger and a little mint. Next pulverize a tart apple in a mortar and pour the juice into the meat mixture. Add blanched almonds and stir over a slow fire until done.
  • Bouza al habib
    Bouza al habib is a popular Lebanese desert of milk, mastiha, salep and rosewater.
  • In 17th century in Russia. In 17th century in Russia, the distillers of vodka used to flavor their product with various substances. One version, designated for the salons of nobility, was vodka with mastiha.
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Iraq, Lebanon, Russia