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From Persia to Napa : wine at the Persian table / Najmieh Batmanglij ; with Wine and Persian poetry [by] Dick Davis ; Pairing wine with Persian food [by] Burke Owens.

By: Batmanglij, Najmieh, 1947-
Contributor(s): Davis, Dick, 1945- | Owens, Burke
Publisher: Washington, DC : Mage Publishers, 2006.Description: 255 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), 1 map ; 31 cm.ISBN: 1933823003 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781933823003 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Cooking, Iranian | Wine and wine making | Iran -- Social life and customsDDC classification: 641.5955
Contents:
Contents -- Introduction -- Seven thousand years of wine -- The taming of the vine -- An ancient nexus of wine -- Outward bound -- Persia takes form -- The old order changes -- The rise of Islam -- Persian endruance -- Toward modernity -- Wine and Persian poetry -- Under a new sun: The Darioush winery -- At the table -- Pairing wine with Persian food -- Small dishes & salads -- Soups -- Main courses -- Desserts, sherbets, teas & brews -- The culture of hospitality -- Planning a Persian-style dinner -- Seasonal menus -- Credits -- Acknowledgments -- Index -- Sources & resources.
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Book British Museum
Middle East Shelves 1411E (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available ME000000016645

Includes index.

Contents -- Introduction -- Seven thousand years of wine -- The taming of the vine -- An ancient nexus of wine -- Outward bound -- Persia takes form -- The old order changes -- The rise of Islam -- Persian endruance -- Toward modernity -- Wine and Persian poetry -- Under a new sun: The Darioush winery -- At the table -- Pairing wine with Persian food -- Small dishes & salads -- Soups -- Main courses -- Desserts, sherbets, teas & brews -- The culture of hospitality -- Planning a Persian-style dinner -- Seasonal menus -- Credits -- Acknowledgments -- Index -- Sources & resources.