To the original nomadic Pesah (Passover) - sacrifice of a lamb - there was attached a distinct and agricultural festival of unleavened cakes (ynassoth) which marks the beginning of the corn harvest in the middle of the month Abib (the name of which points to its Canaanite and 1 The tablet is neo-Babylonian and published by Dr Pinches in the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, and is cited by Professor Fried.
We did dance and play and eat nuts and candy and cakes and oranges and I did have fun with little boys and girls.
Cakes were laid on the altar of Zeus Polieus and oxen driven round; the one which touched the cakes was the victim.
Cakes were laid on the altar of Zeus Polieus and oxen driven round; the one which touched the cakes was the victim.
The market for leather and cloth is important, and Ulm is famous for its vegetables (especially asparagus), barley, beer, pipe-bowls and sweet cakes (Ulmer Zuckerbrot).
"Funnel cakes," she whispered.
The wedding cake rose gracefully in three tiers, graced with crystal staircases and small cakes on either side.
In Gloucestershire simnel cakes are still common; and at Usk, Monmouth, the custom of mothering is still scrupulously observed.
These cakes are sent out into commerce.
But we have in addition to the animal sacrifices, vegetable offerings of meal, oil and cakes (massoth, ashishah and kawwan, which last is specially connected with the `Ashtoreth cult: Jer.
A mock mass was begun, during which the lections were read cum farsia, obscene songs were sung and dances performed, cakes and sausages eaten at the altar, and cards and dice played upon it.
The finer soaps are perfumed by the cold method; the soap is shaved down to thin slices, and the essential oil kneaded into and mixed with it by special machinery, after which it is formed into cakes by pressure in suitable moulds.
9), violent and ecstatic exercises, ceremonial acts of bowing and kissing, the preparing of sacred mystic cakes, appear among the offences denounced by the Israelite prophets, and show that the cult of Baal (and Astarte) included the characteristic features of heathen worship which recur in various parts of the Semitic world, although attached to other names.5 By an easy transition the local gods of the streams and springs which fertilized the increase of the fields became identified with 2 Compounds with geographical terms (towns, mountains), e.g.
The sacred cakes of Astarte and old holy wells associated with her cult were later even transferred to the worship of the Virgin (Ency.
The suggestion that the eating of cakes of unleavened bread, similar to the Australian "damper," was due to the exigencies of the harvest does not meet the case, since it does not explain the seven days and is incongruous with the fact that the first sheaf of the harvest was put to the sickle not earlier than the third day of the feast.
The owners of adjacent lands assembled at the common boundary stone, and crowned their own side of the stone with garlands; an altar was set up and offerings of cakes, corn, honey and wine were made (later, a lamb or a sucking pig was sacrificed).
The cakes when completed are, in order to remove them from the mould, slit open with a sharp knife, which is kept wet, and are hung up to dry.
The flat rounded cakes of rubber made in this manner are known in the London market as " biscuits.
Banbury cakes, consisting of a case of pastry containing a mixture of currants, have a reputation of three centuries' standing.
From Meroe to Memphis the commonest subject carved or painted in the interiors of the temples is that of some contemporary Phrah or Pharaoh worshipping the presiding deity with oblations of gold and silver vessels, rich vestments, gems, the firstlings of the flock and herd, cakes, fruits, flowers, wine, anointing oil and incense.
At marriage they burn benzoin with nim seeds (Melia Azadirachta, Roxburgh) to keep off evil spirits, and prepare the bride-cakes by putting a quantity of benzoin between layers of wheaten dough, closed all round, and frying them in clarified butter.
The juice is then drawn off and pumped up to one of the double-bottomed defecators and redefecated, or, where juice-heaters have been used instead of defecators, the scums from the separators or subsiders are heated and forced through filter presses, the juice expressed going to the evaporators and the scum cakes formed in the filter presses to the fields as manure.
The slices so blown up, or elevated, are passed through a mill which expels the surplus water, and are then pressed into cakes and dried until they hold about 12% of water and 88% of beet fibre.
These cakes, sold as food for cattle, fetch as much as £4 per ton in Rumania, where four or five beetroot factories are now at work.
The whole is then passed through filter presses, the clear juice being run off for further treatment, while the carbonate of lime is obtained in cakes which are taken to the fields as manure.
22), Draco ordered the inhabitants of Attica to honour the gods and heroes of their country "in accordance with the usage of their fathers " with offerings of first fruits and sacrificial cakes every year, thereby clearly pointing to a custom of high antiquity.
Special deities, moreover, will demand special victims, while the more rustic numina, such as Pales, should be given milk and millet cakes rather than a blood-offering.
On these occasions the Lares were crowned with garlands, and offerings of cakes and honey, wine and incense, but especially swine, were laid before them.
Till within recent times barley formed an important source of food in northern countries, and barley cakes are still to some extent eaten.
The maize was ground with a stone roller on the grinding stone or metlatl, still known over Spanish America as the metate, and the meal baked into thin oval cakes called by Aztecs tlaxcalli, and by Spaniards tortilla, which resemble the chapati of India and the oatcake of Scotland.
Urid, mashkalai), also known as green gram, is perhaps the most esteemed of the leguminous plants of India, where the meal of its seed enters into the composition of the more delicate cakes and dishes.
In Tirol cakes are left for them on the table and the room kept warm for their comfort.
He invented various cakes and sauces, and is said to have written on cookery.
One of the most useful nutritious species is Cetraria islandica, " Iceland moss," which, after being deprived of its bitterness by boiling in water, is reduced to a powder and made into cakes, or is boiled and eaten with milk by the poor Icelander, whose sole food it often constitutes.
Cakes were made of a certain shape to be eaten by the children, which were called, in Germany, Hamantaschen (Haman-pockets) and Hamanohren (Haman-ears), and in Italy, Orecchie d'Aman.
Polish millet is P. sanguinale; P. frumentaceum, shamalo, a Deccan grass, is probably a native of tropical Africa; P. decompositum is the Australian millet, its grains being made into cakes by the aborigines.
10), (f) the institution of the Passover and of the Feast of Unleavened Cakes, the last plague, and Israel's departure from Egypt (xii.
The Last Plague, the Deliverance from Egypt, the Institution of the Passover and of the Feast of Unleavened Cakes, the Consecration of the First-born.-This section presents the usual phenomena of a composite narrative, viz.
Similarly the institution of the Feast of Mazzoth, or Unleavened Cakes (xiii.
Cakes of salt have been used as money in more than one part of the world - for example, in Abyssinia and elsewhere in Africa, and in Tibet and adjoining parts.
Here sacrifice was offered every year to Summanus on the 10th of June, together with cakes called summanalia baked in the form of a wheel, supposed to be symbolical of the car of the god of the thunderbolt.
It is either baked into cakes, called tortilla by the Indians of Yucatan, or made into a kind of porridge, as in Ireland.
One, called turanjbin, appears to exude, in small round tears, from the camelthorn, and also from the dwarf tamarisk; the other, sir-kasht, in large grains and irregular masses or cakes with bits of twig imbedded, is obtained from a tree which the natives call si g h chob (black wood), thought by Bellew to be a Fraxinus or Ornus.
During the procession a chant (also called eiresione) was sung, the text of which has been preserved in Plutarch (Theseus, '22) "Eiresione carries figs and rich cakes; Honey and oil in a jar to anoint the limbs; And pure wine, that she may be drunken and go to sleep."
19 Athene (" the Athenian one ") was primarily the guardian spirit of Athens, and at the Erechtheum her sacred serpent (apparently known to the 3rd century A.D.), was fed monthly with honeycakes; when, during the Persian War, it left the food untouched it was taken as a sign that the protectors had forsaken the city20 At Lebadeia in the shrine of Trophonios (to whom serpents were sacred) offerings of honey cakes were made to an oracular serpent.
In the Thesmophoria, a sowing festival of immemorial antiquity performed by women, cakes and pigs were thrown to serpents kept in caves and sacred to the corngoddess Demeter, who, like the Bona Dea, was representative 108, III seq., 209 sqq.).
Rye is extensively employed in the rural districts for the making of a hard bread in flat cakes (knackebriid).
The calendar of P comprises (a) the Feast of Passover and the Unleavened Cakes, vv.
(I) In the Korra/30s Si òu43 t4 cw shallow saucers (4143a4a) were floated in a basin or mixing-bowl filled with water; the object was to sink the saucers by throwing the wine into them, and the competitor who sank the greatest number was considered victorious, and received the prize, which consisted of cakes or sweetmeats.
Before the crop is all gathered in a meeting of buyers and sellers takes place in each district, at which the price to be asked is discussed and settled, and the opium handed to the buyers, who in many instances have advanced money on the standing crop. When sufficiently solid the pieces of opium are packed in cotton bags, a quantity of the fruits of a species of Rumex being thrown in to prevent the cakes from adhering together.
Opium remade into cakes, at the port of shipment, to contain 7, 8, 9, or 10% of morphine, are chiefly sold.
Tokat opium resembles that of Malatia, but the cakes are flatter, and the paste is similar in character, though the leaves covering it are of a yellower tint of green.
Gheve opium formerly came over as a distinct kind, but is now mixed with other varieties; the pieces form small rounded cakes, smooth and shining like those of Angora, about 3-6 oz.
The average number of cakes that can be made daily by one man is about 70, although 90 to 100 are sometimes turned out by clever workmen.
The cakes are liable to become mildewed, and require constant turning and occasional rubbing in dry " poppy trash " to remove the mildew, and strengthening in weak places with fresh poppy leaves.
By October the cakes are dry and fairly solid, and are then packed in chests, which are divided into two tiers of twenty square compartments for the reception of as many cakes, which are steadied by a packing of loose poppy trash.'
The care bestowed on the selection and preparation of the drug in the Bengal opium-factories is such that the merchants who purchase it rarely require to examine it, although permission is given to open at each sale any number of chests or cakes that they may desire.
Deep, in which the opium is kneaded until uniform in colour and consistence and tough enough to be formed into cakes of 8 or 10 oz.
It is made up in cakes of 50 grammes, but is not produced in sufficient quantity to become an article of wholesale commerce.
Under the same name of gaz-angubin there are sold commonly in the Persian bazaars round cakes, of which a chief ingredient is a manna obtained to the south-west of Ispahan, in the month of August, by shaking the branches or scraping the stems of Astragalus florulentus and A.
For the protection of the impression, in the 12th and 13th centuries, when it was an ordinary custom to impress the seals on thick cakes of wax, the surrounding margin rising well above the field usually formed a suitable fender; at other times, as in the 14th and 15th centuries, a so-called wreath,1 or twisted shred of parchment, or plaited grass or reed, was imbedded in the wax round the impression.
Bread I at first made of pure Indian meal and salt, genuine hoe-cakes, which I baked before my fire out of doors on a shingle or the end of a stick of timber sawed off in building my house; but it was wont to get smoked and to have a piny flavor.
Deep ruts and "cradle-holes" were worn in the ice, as on terra firma, by the passage of the sleds over the same track, and the horses invariably ate their oats out of cakes of ice hollowed out like buckets.
Sometimes one of those great cakes slips from the ice-man's sled into the village street, and lies there for a week like a great emerald, an object of interest to all passers.
The old people sat with the old, the young with the young, and the hostess at the tea table, on which stood exactly the same kind of cakes in a silver cake basket as the Panins had at their party.
Everything was similar: the ladies' subtle talk, the cards, the general raising his voice at the card table, and the samovar and the tea cakes; only one thing was lacking that he had always seen at the evening parties he wished to imitate.
On the tray was a bottle of herb wine, different kinds of vodka, pickled mushrooms, rye cakes made with buttermilk, honey in the comb, still mead and sparkling mead, apples, nuts (raw and roasted), and nut-and-honey sweets.
Natasha ate of everything and thought she had never seen or eaten such buttermilk cakes, such aromatic jam, such honey-and-nut sweets, or such a chicken anywhere.
Recent offerings include arctic char filets, tea-steamed duck medallions and saffron thread risotto cakes.
The Common Man This newly-renovated restaurant features American fare like crab cakes, baked macaroni and cheese, prime rib, rack of lamb, lobster corn chowder and a baked apple dessert.
The menu features shrimp angelica, autumn crab cakes, golden butternut pork, lobster risotto and Ancho rib eye.
Known for their signature crab cakes to juicy burgers, this restaurant is perfect for a comfortable dinner with the kids.
Other choices include seafood (crab cakes, salmon),
chops, ribs, chicken, pasta and a number of salads.
You can also enjoy other classic American bar food like chicken wings, nachos and tuna melts, as well as more ambitious dishes like panko-encrusted crab cakes.
Dinner options include small plates such as crawfish cakes and duck breast.
Try its Zagat-praised crab cakes, baby-back ribs or bay-and-booze shrimp.
Desserts include typical buffet fare: cakes, pudding, jello and soft-serve ice cream (available in a dish or cone, with optional sprinkles).21800 North Shangri La Dr.
This restaurant is also known for its selection of appetizers, such as crab cakes, bacon-wrapped scallops, Polish sausage and fried asparagus.
Noah's also provides specials such as pollo al mattone, crab cakes and scampi linguine with fresh Maine red shrimp.
The lunch and dinner menu changes with the seasons, generally offering soup, salad, small plate and entrée selections, such as beet penne, salmon, crab cakes, lobster, duck, steak, and a burger, to name a few options.
The main menu features a variety of salads, sandwiches, grilled flatbread pizzas, grilled seafood and steak and other entrees, including rotisserie chicken, beef, trout, crab cakes and ravioli.
The menu includes local favorites such as mussels, crab cakes and fresh Maine lobster.
More indulgent guests may enjoy the challah French toast, roast beef and lamb, honey-glazed ham and numerous cookies, pies and cakes without which the Metro's Easter champagne brunch wouldn't be complete.411 E.
Long Boulevard, between Palm and Ocean Boulevards, serves seaside breakfast classics such as crab cakes benedict.
Traditional surf-and-turf favorites like braised pork shoulder and crab cakes are available as well.
The menu offers a variety of appetizers like coconut shrimp, crab cakes, quesadillas and beef nachos, as well as sandwiches, burgers and salads.
The cooks buy their Dungeness crab from local San Francisco fishermen and offer an array of crab dishes, such as crab cakes and crab sandwiches.
All food is made daily and features pasta dishes such as penne, rigatoni, baked ziti and fussili, cold antipasti, fresh chicken, veal and seafood, as well as tasty desserts such as homemade Italian cookies and cakes.
From crab cakes to savory turkey meatloaf, the menu features both vegetarian and traditional offerings to appeal to appetites big and small.
Hildegard offers several homemade cakes and pastries.
Menu items include cakes, pizza, croissants and much more.
Start with curried mussels, curry crab cakes or samosas stuffed with your choice of vegetable, chicken or beef.
Other stations offer pastas, cheeses and eggs made to order as well as cakes, mini pastries and crème brulee for dessert.
The smaller dinner menu offers more traditional choices, from stuffed shells to crab cakes.
Notable menu additions include jumbo lump crab cakes with orange-ginger butter and the Barnyard burger topped with fried egg and foie gras sauce.
Mount Olive Chinese Restaurant1025 N Breazeale AveMount Olive, NC(919) 658-0600 Seafood Specialties The Lighthouse Family Restaurant Shrimp, flounder, crab cakes, and oysters are all fried or grilled up, according to customers' wishes.
With more than 5,000 bottles of wine and a menu of seafood appetizers (crab cakes, salmon, etc) to feature dishes of filet mignon or butter-poached lobster, the Capital Grille's menu is on display upon entry, courtesy of the aroma of its fine foods.
Appetizers include seafood choices like crispy calamari with chilies, tuna and crab cakes.
The crab and salmon cakes are also popular starters.
From signature lamb chops and juicy prime rib, to successful starters such as lump crab cakes and lobster tempura, Fleming's will make the pickiest of steak lovers happy.
Aside from a long list of wraps, paninis, salads and ciabatta sandwiches, the café treats diners to daily baked goods like loaf cakes, croissants and scones.
Desert options include a number of pies and cakes, make-your-own ice cream sundae and a Chinese buffet staple, freshly-fried donuts.
China King also has a small selection of American fare, including French fried potatoes, buffalo wings, and occasionally crab cakes.
The restaurant also features 21 choices of caviar, fresh seafood, cheese aged on site in Bern's Cave du Fromage, and a separate dessert room featuring Cognacs, spirits, coffees, pies, cakes, souffles and sundaes.
The main dining room specializes in Yankee fare like crab cakes, pot pie and pot roast.
All the favorites are here: Maryland crab cakes, calamari, Cobb salad, burgers, lobster, steaks, veal and ribs.
Try its fixed-price three course meal or one of the many pies and cakes for dessert.
If you are looking for some fresh seafood, there are several menu items, including pan-fried oysters, prawns, crab cakes, grilled swordfish and parmesan crusted halibut.
The menu offers whitefish cakes, bruschetta, pastas, soups, steak, seafood, and ribs.
The menu features traditional Italian items such as the Fettuccine Abruzzese, as well as modern dishes that are often created out of local seafood items such as the Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes.
Appetizers include its famous Wisconsin beer battered onion rings, crab cakes, chicken wings, and Wisconsin cheese and sausage sampler.
Patrons dine on International American cuisine such as German-style mussels, crab cakes with spicy Asian peanut sauce, wood-oven pizzas, rib-eye steaks and burgers.
For breakfast and brunch, start your day off with traditional hearty hot cakes, fluffy omelets or bacon and eggs.
Moreover, homemade cheesecakes and four-layer cakes await those who have room for dessert.
The Signature Pastries also offer a touch of class to dessert, offering delicacies such as chocolate mousse, hazelnut pralines, and royal white chocolate cakes, all under $5.
The Bristol is open for brunch, lunch and dinner and features such specialties as jumbo lump crab cakes, fresh local catch of the day, Georges Bank scallops and lobster specials.
Tasty starters include firecracker shrimp, Happy Buddha dumplings, and seared scallops with coconut rice cakes.
The oysters, shrimp, swordfish, crab cakes and calamari round out a diverse menu that also includes beef and poultry dishes.4331 Ravenswood Rd.
The menu choices include chicken Francaise, oven roasted duck, tavern steak, veal and crab Florentine, Sugar Hill crab cakes and Atlantic salmon.
Enjoy those prime steaks with classic sides like creamed spinach and Yukon gold potato cakes.
It serves the finest cuts of beef aged six weeks and excellent crab cakes.
The seafood includes broiled and fried shrimp, salmon, crab cakes and lobster tails.
It also serves mussels, clams, shrimp, crab cakes, oysters, lobster, steaks, burgers, and more.
Novelist James Michener described the inn's crab cakes as the best on the Eastern Shore, while Frommer's rates the restaurant as exceptional.
Be sure to try the crab cakes, which have earned a great deal of applause over the years.
With its dim lighting and circa 1960s decor, and with a dose of Little Italy thrown in, the place certainly provides ambiance to go with its famously good food, including calamari, crab cakes, scallops, pasta and Cajun-spiced halibut.
Presenting a raw oyster bar, New England mussels, all-lump crab cakes and East Coast cioppino, the seafood selection at the Wharf is boundless.
Featuring a raw oyster bar, Maryland-style crab cakes and Maine diver scallops, this trendy restaurant serves the freshest fish and crustaceans alongside premium cuts of beef.
The 2009 menu had entrees priced between $18.25 for creole-style chicken and $32.50 for Maryland crab cakes.
Its crab cakes won a 2001 Best Menu Item award, and its shrimp, greens and grits earned a 2004 Best Entree award from Southern Living magazine.
There is also plenty of shellfish and local seafood favorites like waterman's stew and crab cakes.
Kyojin allows guests to choose sides like squid tempura, egg cakes and age tofu to round out their dinners.
Wild river sturgeon perched on a bed of roasted beets, blue crab cakes with couscous and calamari served with plump green olives are all popular dishes served at the restaurant.
The restaurant also has steamed mussels, grilled ahi tuna, which is also available on a salad, crab cakes, catfish and king crab legs.
Spencer's menu spans a variety Pacific Rim and American favorites, from sauteed crab cakes made from savory Maryland crabmeat to Dijon-coated New Zealand rack of lamb.
Breakfast is the most popular meal of the day, with homemade biscuits and coffee cakes on display.
If Deidre found pleasure in funnel cakes and warm socks, she found utter ecstasy in Gabriel's arms.
The lava cakes won't be ready for another half hour.
These screes are however very flat and their lower edges generally reach all the way down to the central part of the basin, which is occupied by an expanse of yellow clay, perfectly flat and fairly hard, as well as dry and barren, often cracked into polygonal cakes and drawn out in the direction of the long axis of the valley....
Buckwheat flour is used in considerable quantities in some districts for the making of buckwheat cakes, eaten with maple syrup. These two make an excellent breakfast dish, characteristic of Canada and some of the New England states.