English Summary/英文概要： Which dessert is named after the heroic third-century Queen Zenobia of Palmyra? Which luscious rice pudding shares its name with the eighth-century Abbasid Caliph al-Ma’mun? How does one make the perfect Baqlawah? Blending cookery with culture and recipes with history, this is the fascinating and delectable story of traditional Arab sweets. The authors here take us on a culinary journey across Iraq, Syria, Egypt and al-Andalus, presenting readers with clear and easy-to-recreate recipes from across the medieval Arab world.
Awards/获奖情况： ’Gastronomic pleasures and serious scholarship are combined in Sweet Delights From A Thousand and One Nights, a book of discovery that takes us back to the world of the sweet-toothed medieval caliphs and their feasts and celebrations.’
(Robert Irwin, the author of The Arabian Nights: A Companion)
’This is a luscious treasury of stories from history as rich and involving as Scheherazade’s One Thousand and One Nights.’