Tashreeb of Lamb on a Bed of Succulent Flatbread

Thareed/Tashreeb bil-Laham

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

  • About

The idea of thareed – soaking bread in broth and serving it with meat – is an ancient one. In one of the Babylonian recipes, breadcrumbs were added to the pot as a last stage in the preparation of the dish (more details in Introduction). Islamic tradition has it that the prophet Muhammad singled out thareed as the ‘master’ of all dishes. History has it, too, that the prophet’s great-grandfather got his nickname al-Hashim (the crum