Sohla Cooks a 1,000-Year-Old Hangover Cure | Ancient Recipes With Sohla | History

27 Mar 2021
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Sohla travels back to the Islamic Golden Age of 10th century Baghdad and recreates Kishkiyya, a 1,000-year-old hangover cure from one of the oldest Arabic cookbooks. #AncientRecipes
Recipe for Kishkiyya:
What You’ll need for the Kishkiyya:
• 3 lbs of lamb, bone in
• ½ lb of chopped onion
• ¼ lb fresh herbs (4 oz)
• 2 oz oregano, 2 oz dill
• Big handful of chickpeas
• 1 piece galangal
• ½ cup olive oil
• Water
• Chard
• Seasonal green vegetables
• 3 pieces/balls of kishk
• 1/2 pound of liquid/powder kishk
• Verjus
• 6 grams of cumin
• 6 grams of cassia (cinnamon)
• 1 gram cloves
• 1 gram spikenard
1. Get a large pot. Add the lamb, 1/2 lb of chopped onion, oregano, dill chickpeas, galangal & olive oil. Add enough water to submerge the ingredients.
2. Bring heat to medium. Cook in the pot until the meat is almost done, about 4-6 hours.
3. Add in the green vegetables.
4. Separately, add all of the kishk in a bowl & pound it into powder. In a separate bowl, pour the verjus. Add the kishk powder to the verjus & dissolve. Then add it to the larger pot & stir to mix thoroughly.
5. Add the cumin, cinnamon & a handful of finely chopped onion to the pot. Do not stir here.
6. When the onion starts to fall apart, add the cloves & spikenard. Turn off the stove & let it simmer on the remaining heat.
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    HISTORYHISTORY18 ditë më parë
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      justeeknowjusteeknow9 ditë më parë
    • Replace the lamb with beef and the cream with bullion and you've got every vegetable soup ever made.

      Phillip strollPhillip stroll9 ditë më parë
    • How did you take this amazing chef away from Babish's chanel?

      Kenneth CookKenneth Cook10 ditë më parë
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    Tonya SandersTonya Sanders3 ditë më parë
  • Looks like sick errrrrrrrr

    nAtuRaLlY DiStUrBeDnAtuRaLlY DiStUrBeD3 ditë më parë
  • Can’t stand her. She ruined Bon Appetit

    Kittycan MeowKittycan Meow4 ditë më parë
  • PUT SOME SUBTITLES ON. Yes, I am screaming.

    PennyPenny5 ditë më parë
  • This is on a 'safe for kids' site???

    tHiNgS iCytHiNgS iCy5 ditë më parë
  • we need closed captions, please !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! for diverse valid reasons obviously!!!!! it's 2021 ffs

    Dan G.Dan G.6 ditë më parë
  • for some reason this reminds me of the Filipino dish called Laing

    Krezcely BorjaKrezcely Borja6 ditë më parë
  • Amazing and fascinating

    Justice CarterJustice Carter7 ditë më parë
  • Super Cutie.

    Haroon AlrasheedHaroon Alrasheed7 ditë më parë
  • It's 2021 and my wife makes kishk from scratch in the great white north of Canada every year I don't recommend it for a hangover at all..... And you should only put awarma..... A preserved beef made in the fall for winter storage and also potatoes

    freedumbofspeech1977freedumbofspeech19777 ditë më parë
  • I think it works but if u r hangover who is cooking for u?? Is a long process lol

    Mario AguilarMario Aguilar7 ditë më parë
  • Did sola leave babish?

    dom sturmandom sturman8 ditë më parë
  • needed a func count

    Tawsif ZamanTawsif Zaman8 ditë më parë
  • Do Aliens abduct you faster if you eat this? Where is the Alien content? Is this a rough draft?

    P GP G8 ditë më parë
  • Sohla hasn't drank at all has she? I want to know if I should be worried about her handling the kale, don't want another accident!

    Moka's CornerMoka's Corner9 ditë më parë
  • To be fair alot of Muslims drink and eat pork these days I've known a few who do. I'm guessing only one sect of Islam do this?

    RyanRyan9 ditë më parë
  • I’m honestly surprised by the whole of positive comments here. And it’s not Sohla, she’s incredible as always; I just really, really feel History coming in heavy handed with the script. I can tell when she’s told to say something vs when she’s just being herself. I can almost see the cuts of them interjecting and correcting Sohla on things for her to say. The parts where she’s herself, and just having fun with cooking: great! Amazing! So fun! But when History comes in with the script? So forced sounding and just.. didn’t need to be there other then the opening. Idk. I feel like Sohla is an amazing improv artist, even if people don’t realise that it is improv, her charisma; absolutely a hundred. Just give her a bullet point of what she needs to hit, edit it in the order you want, and just let her do her thing. But, these are all probably pre taped in a span on a few days of shooting so, kinda wasted advice on this show. I doubt History even reads their comments lol.

    kedaousadamakedaousadama10 ditë më parë
  • we love sohla

    J AJ A10 ditë më parë
  • "funky" = rotten, dirty feet smell

    Zom Bee NatureZom Bee Nature10 ditë më parë
  • If I’m hungover i cannot see me making this LOL. I’m not a king and don’t have servants cooking all night haha. But loved the episode

    D GD G10 ditë më parë
  • thank you

    Bruce BBruce B11 ditë më parë
  • The secret ingredient is Jalapeños or hot sauce that make you sweat !! 😂 She’s explaining the long version and I made it Short!!! So, soup add jalapeños plus another beer and problem solved 😎

    Veronica ServinVeronica Servin11 ditë më parë
  • Sohla!!!!! Not gonna lie, I miss seeing her dog interrupting while she cooks. Lmaoo!

    Gilmarie BriosoGilmarie Brioso11 ditë më parë
  • You're talented. I enjoy watching your show. Thank you

    Shannon M BeanShannon M Bean11 ditë më parë
  • Is this show trying to steal tasting history with max miller's channel by using a celebrity to get more attention?

    windowzombiewindowzombie11 ditë më parë
  • I loooove keshk bademjan😋😋😋

    Heba MadiHeba Madi11 ditë më parë
  • I’m hungover while watching this

    Drew OwingsDrew Owings11 ditë më parë
  • who can afford lamb

    SickoftheliesSickofthelies11 ditë më parë
  • Good thing I’d stopped drinking, but this recipe I should definitely try

    Dominic HaertigDominic Haertig11 ditë më parë
  • 8:48 "it's a" *sniff* "a really good ingredient to cook with" *barely concealed gag*

    Noah SabinNoah Sabin11 ditë më parë
  • Best hangover cure is sobriety 👍🏾

    BillionBillion12 ditë më parë
  • If you please do the ancient roman beef stew, Copadia! also check out the channel Historical Italian Cooking if ya interested in other dishes of the sort.

    Lachlan BeagleyLachlan Beagley12 ditë më parë
  • Looks and sounds amazing... definitely hangover food... on the ' to do list'. Love the poem excerpt... food is a compliment to other passions.

    Jess MarksJess Marks12 ditë më parë
  • Super more plz!

    the comedy of lifethe comedy of life12 ditë më parë
  • Since you said "vintage" alongside ancient, how about a weird gelatin dish from the mid 20th century?

    Jamie WhitneyJamie Whitney12 ditë më parë
  • I don't care for lamb, but, this looks good. Thanks.

    David StevensDavid Stevens12 ditë më parë
  • Pls pls pls keep bringing these

    MsEyelineredMsEyelinered12 ditë më parë
  • I don't know why her videos get suggested to me. She is so robotic and boring.

    George RapkoGeorge Rapko12 ditë më parë
  • Editor used same shot for the chopped spinach to pass for oregano. Cant fool me!

    Navy SisomphouNavy Sisomphou12 ditë më parë
  • Sounds delicious! As lover of cheese and lamb, I'm interested in making this for sure. But... I'm going to be a plant nerd again: spikenard isn't related to honeysuckle. They're in separate families, and even orders!

    Katie GrzesiakKatie Grzesiak12 ditë më parë
  • Love this series.

    ApricityApricity12 ditë më parë
  • Sohla bring on some ancient Indian recipes!

    Gian SofaerGian Sofaer12 ditë më parë
  • Pretty cool!! But, all one needs to do is drink fluids. That is what I did way beck when I was a drunk Pup in the morning. Turned my hangover right around in no time to speak of. I believe that hangovers are due to dehydration.

    AwasosAwasos12 ditë më parë
  • It would either cure you or kill you i guess. Very good video. Thank you.

    Pine CronePine Crone12 ditë më parë
  • I love Sohla!!! I'll watch anything she's on

    Michaelea FroemkeMichaelea Froemke12 ditë më parë
  • Nice video

    P KING TVP KING TV12 ditë më parë
  • Tasting History collab when?

    Drake NewellDrake Newell12 ditë më parë
  • But I drink water since I was baby and we drink milk too.

    Karma BadKarma Bad12 ditë më parë
  • I'm in love with the editor of this show

    Lowi CarranzaLowi Carranza12 ditë më parë
  • What is the name of the cookbook?

    PigvalvePigvalve12 ditë më parë
  • Please indonesian subtitle!

    Yudistira AngkasaYudistira Angkasa12 ditë më parë
  • Flavorful and balmy? What did she say?? 0:03

    Crystal S.Crystal S.13 ditë më parë
  • this actually looks like a really tasty healthy dish I would like to have... I just have to make some effort on the ingredients... or just simply replace them

    Lía MLía M13 ditë më parë
  • ohhhh, Hummus!

    Lía MLía M13 ditë më parë
  • It looks like Boston market"s creamed spinach

    anthony moanthony mo13 ditë më parë
  • Sohla is so adorable!

    Jay SearsJay Sears13 ditë më parë
  • Se ve riki

    Joan HetfieldJoan Hetfield13 ditë më parë
  • Thank you for the recipe 💯

    Eriberto AcedoEriberto Acedo13 ditë më parë
  • Cringe.

    BillyBilly13 ditë më parë
  • Rather than have Sohla take us through the history of the dish while she’s cooking, there should be a cutaway to a proper narration and visual of the history of the dish. These episodes could have some major learning value if we were given a historical AV between the cooking. There’s soooo much talking happening in the show, and not enough visual storytelling to keep our interest. It’s kinda unfair to put the entire load of the work on Sohla.

    ThePinkChilliThePinkChilli13 ditë më parë
  • Sohla you should try remaking ancient FESENJAN or the Romans called it PARTHIAN CHICKEN. FESENJAN is still made in Iran but with some modernization.

    Behdin AzadihBehdin Azadih14 ditë më parë
  • I love Sohla’s series!!! Informative in many ways... and she is extremely talented!

    Behdin AzadihBehdin Azadih14 ditë më parë
  • I watch all of your content in different channels, Sohla..but this one is my favorite. They also got beautiful light on you here. Kudos to the showmakers...You make her shine even more radiant. :)

    Joana Marie BalleraJoana Marie Ballera14 ditë më parë
  • Sohla thank you for sharing such lost recipes.

    gitanjali banikgitanjali banik14 ditë më parë
  • Make a red velvet cake. Before cocoa was processed.

    Christina JonesChristina Jones14 ditë më parë
  • I'd love to see a series of "a day in the life of ancient cultures" Explore Egyptian, Greek, Japanese, Chinese, aboriginal groups of the Americas, etc. Either creating mini series's for each culture exploring one dish at a time, or longer format with a full day of meals.

    Geoff LalondeGeoff Lalonde14 ditë më parë
  • Imagine loving a dish so much you write it a poem

    Amanda AlfonsoAmanda Alfonso14 ditë më parë
  • Would be interesting to see food from tribes around the Caribbean Sea!

    Luis Santiago TrestiniLuis Santiago Trestini14 ditë më parë
  • I've always been a fan of Sohla and I've always been a fan of history, and now I'm a fan of whoever edits this series! the editing adds so much comedy while letting Sohlas nerdiness shine

    behelladownbehelladown14 ditë më parë
  • This is such a good fit for Sohla. She can really cook anything. I will say that the editing is a little bit annoying with how repetitive it can get, but Sohla makes it worth it.

    Tony TempoTony Tempo14 ditë më parë
  • Sohla! ❤️

    FOLIOFOLIO14 ditë më parë
  • alternate title: middle eastern beef stroganoff

    CooperCooper14 ditë më parë
  • This looks like a cool dish but I cannot imagine being able to eat it hungover... too much funk!

    Emily McGlynnEmily McGlynn14 ditë më parë
  • She is beautiful

    mrscary3105mrscary310514 ditë më parë
  • I get so excited for these to come out I could watch Sohla make toast.

    HazeHaze14 ditë më parë
  • This looks incredible

    draconitydraconity15 ditë më parë
  • Hey history Channel can you enable CC even if you guys are too lazy to caption videos at least let me have the half wrong version so I can understand things better.

    Out LawOut Law15 ditë më parë
  • I can’t imagine doing all this preparing/cooking if your hung over... lol

    Bayarea Grl4everBayarea Grl4ever15 ditë më parë
  • I'd love to see something about hardtack, but I don't know how much content you could get out of flour and water

    AJ FerraraAJ Ferrara15 ditë më parë
  • Sohlaaa have you left babish culinary universe

    zintosionzintosion15 ditë më parë
  • So this is where Sohla's been since Stump Sohla.

    The Impish DullahanThe Impish Dullahan15 ditë më parë
  • Fun episode, maybe I will need to make this some time. Sohla is so fun as always! Glad to see her talents be used and sending my love!

    acidtreat101acidtreat10115 ditë më parë
  • TBH Sohla is my favorite host in years on History.

    E BE B15 ditë më parë
  • I think this is a hangover cure because you’ve already recovered by the time it finishes cooking

    ratsockratsock15 ditë më parë
  • After watching this I have a craving for James Brown.

    Jeffrey ScottJeffrey Scott15 ditë më parë
  • Hey Sohla!!! Love love love your personality and passion for food. Maybe you should try out and make Mole from scratch! It’s origins start from the 17th century and later because a popular food in Puebla, Mexico. Love you!!

    Cassandra VargasCassandra Vargas15 ditë më parë
  • I just flippin adore Sohla, and everything about this series, and if all future dishes could also have a super thirsty medieval poem read along with them, that would be great thanks.

    Plebian GeliPlebian Geli15 ditë më parë
  • I dont even watch cooking shows...but her pleasant voice and cadence draws me in.

    GJ WilliamsGJ Williams15 ditë më parë
  • More Sohla!

    David BickfordDavid Bickford15 ditë më parë
  • Love love LOVE this!!

    Rosie roseRosie rose15 ditë më parë
  • First don't drink till you're drunk. Second that you have a hang over seltzer with ice helps me. But since I didn't drink any more I good

    Shaun WhalenShaun Whalen15 ditë më parë
    • Bet your fun at parties

      Zack LaddyZack Laddy2 ditë më parë
  • i adore this series but i really need Sohla's MUA to research how to color match for POC. you've made poor sohla look jaundiced!

    juliahavokjuliahavok15 ditë më parë
  • Here for Sohla. You go girl

    Jesse GJesse G15 ditë më parë
  • Am I mistaken, was there no salt in that dish?

    Kelley ForemanKelley Foreman15 ditë më parë
  • Can I just subscribe to all Sohla content, independent of who is hosting it?

    Esme GaisfordEsme Gaisford15 ditë më parë
  • Cool show. but could you please practice your knife skills and sharpen your knifes

    MM15 ditë më parë
  • Love this show! And Sohla is fantastic!

    Claire LeBlancClaire LeBlanc15 ditë më parë
  • This looks ssssoooooooo good

    JAZZ n MOTIONJAZZ n MOTION15 ditë më parë
  • Hi I hate the “funny” edits, looks like they’re aping the It’s alive style. Please stop! Love the show otherwise. Loud does not equal funny and I don’t wanna see feet dude

    Murraay MurraayMurraay Murraay15 ditë më parë