An easy recipe to taste ancient food recipes of the egyptian Pharaohs.Egyptian authors Mehda Mehdawi and Amr Hussein have written a book that is sure to entice both fans of exotic cookbooks as well as ancient history. The Pharaohs Kitchen: Recipes from Ancient Egypt’s Enduring Food Traditions is an authoritative, engaging glimpse into what and how food was eaten in antiquity. With over a hundred recipes, as well as historical, cultural and archeological contexts (descriptions of the ancient kitchen, cooking utensils, table manners, common ingredients, etc.) the volume combines gorgeous illustrations and modern photographs.
Staff shortages are hitting the hospitality sector hard, prompting some restaurants to look outside the industry to train those without restaurant experience for life in the kitchen. Andrew Friedman finds out more.