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A recipe is a set of instructions that describes how to prepare or make something, especially a culinary dish . It is also used in medicine or in information technology (user acceptance). A doctor will usually begin a prescription with recipe , Latin for take , usually abbreviated to Rx or an equivalent symbol.

The earliest known written recipes date from approximately 1600 BC and come from an Akkadian tablet from southern Babylonia . [1] There are also ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics depicting the preparation of food. [2]

Many ancient Greek recipes are known. Mithaecus 's cookbook was an early one, but most of it has been lost; Athenaeus quotes one short recipe in his Deipnosophistae . Athenaeus mentions many other cookbooks, all of them lost. [3]

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A recipe is a set of instructions that describes how to prepare or make something, especially a culinary dish . It is also used in medicine or in information technology (user acceptance). A doctor will usually begin a prescription with recipe , Latin for take , usually abbreviated to Rx or an equivalent symbol.

The earliest known written recipes date from approximately 1600 BC and come from an Akkadian tablet from southern Babylonia . [1] There are also ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics depicting the preparation of food. [2]

Many ancient Greek recipes are known. Mithaecus 's cookbook was an early one, but most of it has been lost; Athenaeus quotes one short recipe in his Deipnosophistae . Athenaeus mentions many other cookbooks, all of them lost. [3]


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