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Turkish Cuisine in Historical Perspective Deniz Gürsoy

Turkish Cuisine in Historical Perspective

Deniz Gürsoy

Published 2006
ISBN : 9789753295642
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Deniz Gürsoy commenced this study with the aim of examining how, over time, our food culture has undergone changes in the geography where ancestors formerly lived. He directed his attention to the foodstuffs, the fundamental components of the cuisineMoreDeniz Gürsoy commenced this study with the aim of examining how, over time, our food culture has undergone changes in the geography where ancestors formerly lived. He directed his attention to the foodstuffs, the fundamental components of the cuisine and then investigated the story of the food of the peoples who had occupied our geography before us. He examined regional influences and confined his research to the area delimited by the geographical frontiers.Contents are as follows:The Prehistoric EpochSumeriansAncient EgyptAncient GreeceByzantine EmpireCultural Differences: East-West And North - SouthThe Influence of ReligionThe Era of the Islamic StatesTurks in AsiaThe Anatolian SeldjukidesThe Ottoman PeriodThe Ottoman Imperial Palace KitchensCourt CuisineThe Culinary Arts at the Ottoman Imperial CourtImperial Court CuisineFêtes At The CourtAt HomeIslamic Pious Endowments: The Institutions of Caravansaries and Soup KitchensThe Armed ForcesCookshops, Eateries, And Food VendersCoffee and CoffeehousesAlcohol and Islam