Flatbread Sopped in Broth of Simmered Chicken

Thareed/Tashreeb Dijaaj

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Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

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The following recipe is a traditional dish, which requires chicken to simmer to tenderness with spices and vegetables. It is served with bread soaked in its broth, along with garnishes. Thareed is as old as the Mesopotamian civilization itself. It has always been a kind of comfort dish, so much liked by high and low. In the extant medieval Arabic cookbooks, of both alMashriq (Abbasid Caliphate in the east) and al-Maghrib (Ummayad Caliphate in Andalusia in the west), there are a consi