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I was very delighted to read this insightful gastronomic reference.
Senor de Montoro was a rag merchat in Cordoba, but is most well known as being the converso poet to the Court of Queen Isabel of Castile.
Whether you try these recipes in your kitchen or not, without a doubt but you will want to read and relish this book from cover to cover.
I recognized parts of my Sephardic grandmother's recipes. We rarely ate potatoes. We are rice sometimes with saffron.
I still enjoy looking at Drizzle of Honey. Read more
Joy of Cooking: 75th Anniversary Edition - 2006
For a friend, I bought 'A Drizzle of Honey: The Life and Recipes of Spain's Secret Jews'. Read more
I was excited when I first heard about this book, but when I got a copy, I was quite disappointed.
First the good... the recipes produce tasty dishes. Read more
A fascinating look into the lives of Secret Jews during the Inquisition. A collegue had recommended it for its historical insights, and I found the anecdotes about the fates of... Read morePublished on January 10, 2007 by Travelguru
I was very delighted to read this insightful gastronomic reference. Although, it is more than a recipe book, it is also a telling account on what it took to go through the... Read morePublished on December 20, 2006 by Sam
Recently I picked up a copy of the book, "A Drizzle of Honey: the Lives and Recipes of Spain's Secret Jews". Read morePublished on September 1, 2006 by J. PICON
I received this book as a present several years ago, but I've never cooked any of the recipes. That's despite the fact that several of them sound good, some VERY good, such as... Read morePublished on January 14, 2006 by Esther Schindler
In a book that is equal parts history and cookbook, authors Gitlitz and Davidson explore the world of the Crypto-Jews or Conversos - Jews who converted to Christianity during the... Read morePublished on September 19, 2002 by debvh
This is a well researched book with many interesting recipes and historical comments by reputable scholars. Read morePublished on March 13, 2002