My Egyptian Grandmother's Kitchen

Traditional Dishes Sweet and Savory
Author: Magda Mehdawy
Publisher: Amer Univ in Cairo Press
ISBN: 9789774249273
Category: Cooking
Page: 366
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In this beautifully illustrated volume, Magda Mehdawy has gathered in one book the most complete collection of Egyptian recipes ever assembled. Drawing on the traditional recipes she learned from her grandmother and other members of her generation, Mehdawy offers a surprising range of sumptuous recipes and unusual flavors that are part of Egypt's millennia-long cultural heritage. She also reveals the historical depth of the national cuisine, beginning with a section on food and wine-making techniques used by the ancient Egyptians. For readers interested in more recent traditions, Mehdawy provides lists of typical menus served on Islamic holidays and feasts, and a fascinating overview of traditional beliefs regarding vegetables and spices. While covering regional dishes from all over Egypt, Mehdawy emphasizes the cuisine of her native Mediterranean city of Alexandria, providing a wide selection of seafood dishes, such as baked sardines and shrimp kufta with rice. Grouped by food categories--including Broths and Soups, Stuffed Vegetables, Poultry, Pickles, Jams, and Desserts--the book helpfully lists detailed health information as well as practical advice on shopping for the best-quality ingredients, and where to find them. Even chefs already familiar with Egyptian cuisine will find new dishes here. With copious illustrations in full color throughout, this compendium is a great introduction to the rich flavor and variety of the traditional Egyptian kitchen.

Egyptian Cooking

And Other Middle Eastern Recipes
Author: Samia Abdennour
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press
ISBN: 1617972665
Category: Cooking
Page: 240
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Since its original publication twenty years ago, Samia Abdennour's Egyptian Cooking has become a true classic a must-have cookbook for anyone who wants to eat as the Egyptians do. From hearty staples like foul midammis (stewed fava beans) and kushari (a mix of pasta, rice, and lentils under a rich tomato sauce) to more complex meals such as roast leg of lamb and baked stuffed fish, Egyptian Cooking runs the gamut of the national cuisine. Now, in this revised and expanded edition, Abdennour has added over eighty new recipes from all over the Middle East, including some of the most popular dishes from the Levant, the Gulf, and North Africa. With 485 recipes and mouthwatering color photographs, this versatile guide gives users a wide array of basic meals and sumptuous dishes. With entries organized under the categories of Mezze, Breakfast, Main Courses, Sweets and Desserts, and Beverages, Egyptian Cooking offers a comprehensive collection of Middle Eastern recipes in one volume. Spiral-bound for easy accessibility while cooking, this practical handbook offers detailed advice on shopping, food preparation, and unusual ingredients, as well as the Arabic names for individual items and recipes. Ideal for the novice as well as the experienced cook, this expanded edition of an Egyptian bestseller is the ideal introduction to cooking this delicious cuisine at home.

The Pharaoh's Kitchen

Recipes from Ancient Egypt's Enduring Food Traditions
Author: Magda Mehdawy,Amr Hussein
Publisher: American Univ in Cairo Press
ISBN: 9789774163104
Category: Cooking
Page: 161
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Judging from the evidence available from depictions of daily life on tombs and in historical texts, the ancient Egyptians were just as enthusiastic about good food and generous hospitality as are their descendants today. Magda Mehdawy and Amr Hussein have done extensive research on the cultivation, gathering, preparation, and presentation of food in ancient Egypt and have developed nearly a hundred recipes that will be perfectly recognizable to anyone familiar with modern Egyptian food. Beautifully illustrated with scenes from tomb reliefs, objects and artifacts in museum exhibits, and modern photographs, the recipes are accompanied by explanatory material that describes the ancient home and kitchen, cooking vessels and methods, table manners and etiquette, banquets, beverages, and ingredients. Traditional feasts and religious occasions with their own culinary traditions are described, including some that are still celebrated today. A glossary of ingredients and place names provides a useful guide to unfamiliar terms.

The Taste of Egypt

Home Cooking from the Middle East
Author: Dyna Eldaeif
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
ISBN: 9774167554
Category: Cooking
Page: 182
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Nile Style

Egyptian Cuisine and Culture
Author: Amy Riolo
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
ISBN: 9780781813075
Category: Cooking
Page: 242
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Now available in an expanded paperback edition, Nile Style is the first cookbook devoted to the multi-ethnic and multi-religious history of the Egyptian table. Twenty-five unique menus celebrate occasions such as the Ancient Nile Festival, Ramadan Breakfast, and Passover. Each menu includes a historical and anecdotal introduction along with the recipes. Includes more than 150 easy-to-follow recipes, plus Egyptian Food History Timelines, glossary of Egyptian ingredients, "Where to Buy" and "Where to Dine in Egypt" guides, and a 16-page color photo insert.

Authentic Egyptian Cooking

From the Table of Abou El Sid
Author: Nehal Leheta
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789774167430
Category: Cooking, Egyptian
Page: 142
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Traditionally, Egyptian cooking has been best practiced and enjoyed at home, where generations of unrecorded family recipes have been the sustaining repertoire for daily meals as well as sumptuous holiday feasts. Abou El Sid, one of Cairo's most famous restaurants, has become well known for its authentic Egyptian dishes, and now presents more than fifty of its most classic recipes in a cookbook for the enjoyment of home cooks all over the world. Egyptians will recognize their favorites, from holiday dishes such as Fettah to the arrays of appetizers like aubergine with garlic, special lentils, and tahina; those new to Middle Eastern food will find the recipes simple and simply delicious, and enjoy the Egyptian table even if they don't have the heritage of the pharaohs in their family backgrounds. - 57 authentic Egyptian recipes from starters to main courses to desserts. - Each recipe illustrated with gorgeous, full color photographs. - Beautifully designed and visually sumptuous boutique book.

Unichef

Top Chefs Unite in Support of the World's Children
Author: Hilary Gumbel,Kate Meyers,Scott Mowbray
Publisher: Glitterati
ISBN: 9780991341955
Category: Cooking
Page: 200
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Collects international recipes from celebrity chefs accompanied by profiles examining their relationship to food, providing the instructions for such offerings as Swedish pancakes, vegetable parmesan, and eight-treasure rice.

A Southerly Course

Recipes and Stories from Close to Home
Author: Martha Hall Foose
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 9780307952608
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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In the highly anticipated follow-up to her bestselling Screen Doors & Sweet Tea, Martha Hall Foose shares recipes and stories that are even closer to her home and heart. A Southerly Course delves deep into Mississippi Delta flavors and foodways, where Martha finds inspiration in local ingredients—from figs and sweet potatoes to crawfish and venison. In her signature style, she pairs each recipe with an anecdote or words of advice, her memorable tales about each dish lingering long after the last bite has been polished off. Martha’s beloved Southern cuisine is a fresh take on homey favorites fiercely protected by the locals, including Skillet Fried Corn, Sweet Pickle Braised Pork Shoulder, and Blackberry Jelly Roll. Dishes such as Sweet-and-Sour Salsify and Peanut Chicken, on the other hand, reflect the influence other cuisines have had on Southern cooking. Martha’s lifelong bond with Mississippi is most apparent when she introduces her friends and family; she dedicates Burgundy Duck to a fiery group of women duck hunters called the Swamp Witches, while her cousin’s new wife inspires Korean-style Grilled Green Onions. And in recalling her former neighbor, the famed author Eudora Welty, she reveals the secret to a perfect Custard Pie. With more than 100 recipes and beautiful color photographs, this book is a wonderful, personal look into the South that Martha loves. Gather around her table in A Southerly Course for unforgettable food and vivid stories, both hallmarks in a rich Southern tradition. From the Hardcover edition.

My Ántonia


Author: Willa Cather
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Czech Americans
Page: 372
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The story of a frontier family in the Midwest.

The Egypt Game


Author: Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 143913202X
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 240
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The first time Melanie Ross meets April Hall, she’s not sure they have anything in common. But she soon discovers that they both love anything to do with ancient Egypt. When they stumble upon a deserted storage yard, Melanie and April decide it’s the perfect spot for the Egypt Game. Before long there are six Egyptians, and they all meet to wear costumes, hold ceremonies, and work on their secret code. Everyone thinks it’s just a game until strange things start happening. Has the Egypt Game gone too far?

Food Fit for Pharaohs

An Ancient Egyptian Cookbook
Author: Michelle Berriedale-Johnson
Publisher: British Museum Publications Limited
ISBN: 9780714119847
Category: Cooking
Page: 64
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The great River Nile was the source of life for the ancient Egyptians, annually flooding its banks to leave behind some of the most fertile soil on earth. The favourite dishes of the Egyptian people are some of the oldest and simplest, based on wholesome ingredients such as honey, dates, raisins, nuts, beans, whole wheat grains, cumin, garlic, mint and lemon. This charming small book introduces these dishes, beautifully illustrated with fullcolour images of food and feasting drawn from original paintings on walls and papyrus. A practical cookbook which reinterprets for the modern cook a fascinating selection of delicious recipes to help you create food fit for pharaohs.

Grandmother's Secrets

The Ancient Rituals and Healing Power of Belly Dancing
Author: Rosina-Fawzia Al-Rawi
Publisher: Interlink Publishing
ISBN: 1623710111
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 224
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"Come, sit by me," says Grandmother. "Take this chalk in your hand. Now draw a dot and concentrate all your energy into this one dot. It is the beginning and the end, the navel of the world." So Fawzia Al-Rawi describes her grandmother's first lesson about the ancient craft of Oriental dance. Grandmother's Secrets always circles back to this grandmother and this young girl, echoing the circular movements of the dance itself. Al-Rawi has written a strikingly graceful and original book that blends personal memoir with the history and theory of the dance known in the West as "belly dancing." It is the story of a young Arab girl as she is initiated into womanhood. It is a history of the dance from the earliest times through the days of the Pharaohs, the Roman Empire, to the Arab world of the last three centuries. It is a personal investigation into the effects of the dance's movements on individual parts of the body and the whole psyche. It is a guide to the actual techniques of the dance for those who are inspired to put down the book and move. Al-Rawi conveys in this book not only the history and technique of grieving and mourning dances, pregnancy and birth dances, but the spirit of these age-old rituals, and their possibilities for healing and empowering women today.

Grandma Elmaleh's Moroccan Cookbook


Author: Lisa Elmaleh Craig
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781843913634
Category: Cooking
Page: 183
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NATIONAL & REGIONAL CUISINE. For over fifty years Sarah Elmaleh, the Moroccan-Jewish mother of a large immigrant family in the US, cooked sumptuous meals for family and friends. Her unique blend of Jewish and Oriental cookery, derived from early years in the port town of Essaouira, Morocco, formerly known as Mogador, produced hundreds of recipes, most of which she kept in her head, until her granddaughter, Lisa Elmaleh Craig, sat her down and made her divulge her culinary secrets. This charming book combines recipes, reminiscences and research with the author's own line drawings and colour plates, to provide a verbal feast for the food-oriented reader as well as recipes ranging from a simple breakfast to a family feast.

The Egyptian Kitchen

A Cookbook of Unique and Simple Egyptian Recipes
Author: Umm Maryam
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781517724603
Category:
Page: 70
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Think of Egypt. See the Pyramids. See the Sands. Now Imagine a Kitchen in Alexandria Full of Aromatic Fragrances of Cloves and Cardamom. This is the Egyptian Kitchen... Travelling to Egypt is actually quite simple all you need to do is a take a trip to your local grocery store. Pick up a few spices and some rice and get ready to experience some tastes you will absolutely love. Try an Artisan Soup of Artichoke or a Salad of Eggplant and Fresh Tomatoes. But before you try either, make some Kofta (beef kebabs). Come and join Umm Maryam in an Egyptian Adventure. This cookbook is only for the person who is willing to try new things. So if you only want more of the same maybe an Egyptian adventure is not for you. BUT for the chef who wants something different. Then there is something if you in this cookbook. Pine Nut Pastries, and Couscous salads are only the beginning... You will have a new fondness for Egypt after trying these recipes. Oh and do not forget these are easy recipes so be ready for many dishes that can be prepared in less than hour. Here is a Preview of the Recipes You Will Learn: Almond. Raisin, Pine Nut Pastries Kushari (Rice, Macaroni, and Lentils) Classical Egyptian Lentils Eggplant Salad Beef Liver Much, much more! Pick up this cookbook today and get ready to take a trip to Egypt! Take action NOW! Download this book for a limited time discount of only $2.990.99! Related Searches: Egypt cookbook, Egypt recipes, Egyptian cookbook, Egyptian recipes, Egypt cooking, Egyptian cooking

The Bread Exchange

Tales and Recipes from a Journey of Baking and Bartering
Author: Malin Elmlid
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 145214060X
Category: Cooking
Page: 240
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An ode to a life warmly lived, The Bread Exchange tells the story of one woman's hunger for greater meaning in her life and how it has been enriched by the sharing of her handmade bread. From her cozy kitchen in Berlin to a flat in London, from a deck in New York City to huddling around a tandoor in Kabul, the author shares discoveries, stories, and recipes from her inspiring travels. A busy fashion-industry professional with a bread-baking obsession, Malin Elmlid started offering her loaves to others in return for recipes, handmade goods, and, above all, special experiences that come from giving generously of yourself. Here is a book of tales and reflections, of wanderlust connections, and more than 50 recipes for Malin's naturally leavened breads and other delicious things collected on a journey honoring the staff and the stuff of life.

Cairo Kitchen

Recipes from the Middle East, Inspired by the Street Food of Cairo
Author: Suzanne Zeidy
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781742708027
Category: Cooking
Page: 288
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Suzanne Zeidy grew up in a household that loved to cook. Every Friday her Aunt Alba would round up the extended family for a huge Egyptian style supper, where they would gossip, laugh and feast on traditional home-style cooking. In Cairo Kitchen, Suzanne shares the classics that ignited her love of food, as well as her more modern recipes, which are inspired by Middle Eastern flavours. A combination of authentic street food and delicious home-style cooking, this is modern Middle Eastern food, all set against the exotic, vibrant backdrop of Cairo. Try her stuffed vine leaves, home-style beef kofta stew and age-old recipes for breads. Her modern dishes are classics reinterpreted in a fresh and original way. Try quail on quinoa tabboula or seared sea bass on baba ghanoush and a rice kofta served on vermicelli noodles. The chapter on pickles and preserves will transform any dish into a mouthwatering Middle Easternstyle delicacy, and the sweets, such as Halawa truffles and date and walnut cake, are irresistible. Middle Eastern food is made for sharing, and Cairo Kitchen is filled with standout recipes, perfect for any gathering. Illustrated throughout with stunning pictures by award-winning photographer Jonathan Gregson, this stylish cookbook is a celebration of Cairo and its wonderful food.

A Book of Middle Eastern Food


Author: Claudia Roden
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780394719481
Category: Cooking
Page: 453
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More than 500 recipes from the subtle, spicy, varied cuisines of the Middle East, ranging from inexpensive but tasty peasant fare to elaborate banquet dishes.

Stella's Sephardic Table

Jewish Family Recipes from the Mediterranean Island of Rhodes
Author: Stella Cohen,Marc Hoberman
Publisher: Hoberman
ISBN: 9781919939674
Category: Cooking
Page: 303
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To be seated at a Sephardic table is to bare witness to centuries of a mesmerizingly rich cultural heritage overflowing with traditions and festivities, symbols and superstitions, stories and insights, fragrances, tastes and culinary secrets - all handed down from generation to generation around the ever-present Sephardic feast. Following the expulsion of the Jews in 1492 by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain, Sephardic Jewish communities spread to new shores bringing with them their rich gastronomic heritage from Moorish Spain which naturally evolved into a wonderfully complex fusion of flavours incorporating Ottoman Turkish, Greek, Hispanic, African and other influences. Deeply inspired by her roots and constantly immersed in its traditions, author, artist and Sephardic cuisine expert Stella Cohen has set out to record the legacy of this vibrant, fascinating yet vanishing world for posterity and tell the story of her own family’s cultural journey from Rodos (where her great-grandfather Haham Yaacov Capouya, was the esteemed sage and Rabbi of Rhodes) to Rhodesia (today known as Zimbabwe) where she has raised her family to continue the traditions as passed on to her. In 1986, "Sephardic Cuisine” by Stella Cohen, a humble spiral bound cookbook, was independently published under the auspices of the Sephardic community of Zimbabwe and quickly became an international success, being reprinted many times over. For more than ten years, Stella has worked at revising and extending the original to include a more thorough exploration of the age-old subject and the techniques and traditions around it. Stella’s Sephardic Table is a treasure trove of inspiration for the soul, filled with over 250 sumptuous easy-to-follow recipes, all lavishly illustrated and garnished with anecdotes, Ladino sayings, essays and rare insights into family-cherished tips and tricks traditionally passed from mother to daughter.