Eggplant Dish Known as the Arabic
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from An Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook (Andalusia, 13th c. - Charles Perry, trans.), entitled "Eggplant Dish Known as the Arabic". [insert a brief description of dish here, possibly including any or all of the following: characteristics of the final dish, when or how it might have been served, and why you selected it]

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Eggplant Dish Known as the Arabic. Take pieces of meat over the cutting-up of the tajine (?), and put them in the pot and throw in it three spoons of vinegar, a spoon of murri and two spoons of oil, pepper, cumin and coriander seed, two dirhams of each one, cilantro, "eyes" of rue and almond kernels; throw in water to cover by two fingers, and take the pot to the fire; when it is done, remove it from the coals and cover the contents of the pot with much cilantro, predominating over the dough [of the covering]; beat into it three eggs and some white flour, then throw in the pot a peeled, boiled, eggplant, chopped up, which completes it.

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