International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss


Cuisine Culture and Table Manners in XIX. Century Nestorian Society
Dr.Murat Gökhan DALYAN

Nestorian society bears great similarities to surrounding cultures in terms of cuisine culture and table manners in 19th century. Hospitality is one of the most striking customs among these. On the other hand, it is noteworthy to cite it’s extraordinary resemblance to Islamic cultures in terms of the apprehensions such as prohibition of pork and that only meat of the animal which is cut from the throat letting blood is permissible. It is understood that economic conditions and means of living overrule in the formation of the named culture because main ingredients of the foods consist of grain and products of animal origin. Among these products, dairy has an overriding importance and it is clear that it has an outstanding place in 19th century table manner as a prevailing component.

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