Almonds Along the Silk Road: The Exchange and Adaptation of Ideas from West to EastPetits Propos Culinaires
AbstractThe article discusses the trade routes and the use of almonds to treat ailments. According to the author, almonds were among the first plants to be domesticated around world, particularly in Asia. It also notes that almonds would be ideal for treating colds and other phlegmatic disorders, as well as for bowels. Moreover, some forms in which almonds could be consumed are also mentioned, such as soaking or blanching and roasting.
Citation InformationKen Albala. "Almonds Along the Silk Road: The Exchange and Adaptation of Ideas from West to East" Petits Propos Culinaires Vol. 88 (2009) p. 19 - 34 ISSN: 0142-7857
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