Olives, Lemons and Za'atar: The Best Middle Eastern Home Cooking


Author: Rawia Bishara,Jumana Bishara
Publisher: Kyle Books
ISBN: 0857836234
Category: Cooking
Page: 224
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Tangy lemony tabbouleh, smoky, rich baba ghanouj, beautifully spiced lamb shank...the recipes in Olives, Lemons & Za'atar provide something irresistible for every occasion. These dishes represent the flavours of Rawia's Middle Eastern childhood with recipes copied faithfully from family cookbooks (her mother's most treasured harissa), and then developed with a creative flourish of her own. Her food is deeply personal and so she includes the classics but also the Mediterranean influences that come from summer holidays in Spain and living in Bay Ridge, the old Italian neighbourhood in Brooklyn. The result is a sensational cross-cultural mix and provides you with everything you need - pickles, yogurt, bread, mezze, salads, stews etc - to enjoy the best home cooking and share the most convivial Middle Eastern hospitality.

Olives, Lemons & Za'atar

The Best Middle Eastern Home Cooking
Author: Jumana Bishara
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780857832306
Category: Cookbooks
Page: 224
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The recipes in 'Olives, Lemons & Za'atar' represent the best of Middle Eastern cooking and provide something irrestible for every occasion. They include tangy lemony tabbouleh, smoky, rich baba ghanouj, and beautifully spiced lamb shank.

Olives & Lemons

Traces of Cyprus Past
Author: Shirley Kay
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789963610358
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 152
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The author stands between her daughter and her next door neighbour, Evrapides Antoniou (Euripides, no less, in classical Greek) who introduced her family to the ways of village life. He was their guide and mentor until his too early death in 1997; may this stand as a memorial to his generosity of spirit and lively, enquiring mind.

Artichoke to Za'atar

Modern Middle Eastern Food
Author: Greg Malouf,Lucy Malouf
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520254138
Category: Cooking
Page: 336
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Written by award-winning chef Greg Malouf and his writing partner, this richly illustrated book offers a comprehensive collection of 170 recipes, organized alphabetically according to ingredients widely used in Middle Eastern cooking.

Palestine on a Plate

Memories from my mother’s kitchen
Author: Joudie Kalla
Publisher: Jacqui Small LLP
ISBN: 1911127047
Category: Cooking
Page: 240
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There has been a huge surge of interest in Middle Eastern food in recent years but very few cookery books that focus on the food of Palestine. While many countries in the Middle East have dishes in common, each country has its own interpretation and style. Palestine on a Plate showcases the wide-ranging, vibrant and truly delicious dishes of this country and introduces the reader to traditional Palestinian methods, cooking styles and flavours. Furthermore it presents recipes from the Palestinian home, rather than those traditionally found in restaurants and in most books. Whereas many contemporary Middle Eastern cookery books offer a modern interpretation of ancient recipes, which dilute their authenticity, the recipes in this cookbook are the real deal. This practical cookery book will feature colourful, gorgeous photography evoking the vibrancy and romance of the country.

Balaboosta


Author: Einat Admony
Publisher: Artisan Books
ISBN: 1579655793
Category: Cooking
Page: 288
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Einat Admony is a 21st-century balaboosta (Yiddish for “perfect housewife”).She’s a mother and wife, but also a chef busy running three bustling New York City restaurants. Her debut cookbook features 140 of the recipes she cooks for the people she loves—her children, her husband, and the many friends she regularly entertains. Here, Einat’s mixed Israeli heritage (Yemenite, Persian) seamlessly blends with the fresh, sophisticated Mediterranean palate she honed while working in some of New York City’s most beloved kitchens. The result is a melting pot of meals for every need and occasion: exotic and exciting dinner-party dishes (harissa-spiced Moroccan fish, beet gnocchi), meals just for kids (chicken schnitzel, root veggie chips), healthy options (butternut squash and saffron soup, quinoa salad with preserved lemon and chickpeas), satisfying comfort food (creamy, cheesy potatoes, spicy chili), and so much more.

Classic Palestinian Cuisine


Author: Christiane Dabdoub Nasser
Publisher: Saqi
ISBN: 0863568793
Category: Cooking
Page: 202
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Classic Palestinian Cuisine is a collection of over one hundred mouh-watering dishes, such as ful m'dammas (broad bean salad), kidreh (rice with mutton) and djaj mahshi (stuffed chicken), characteristic of the culinary culture of the Mediterranean. Christiane Dabdoub Nasser's delightful tips and anecdotes, from coring marrows to buying the perfect cabbage for stuffing, vividly bring to life the smells and flavours of Palestinian cookery, as practiced in kitchens across the region for generations.

Rose Water and Orange Blossoms

Fresh & Classic Recipes from my Lebanese Kitchen
Author: Maureen Abood
Publisher: Running Press
ISBN: 0762456043
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 Cookbooks for Spring 2015 Pomegranates and pistachios. Floral waters and cinnamon. Bulgur wheat, lentils, and succulent lamb. These were the lush ingredients of Maureen Abood’s childhood, growing up as a Lebanese-American in Northern Michigan. As an adult, Maureen was able to use her culinary expertise to revisit the recipes she was reared on, and give them a contemporary American take. She first chronicled her riffs on traditional cuisine in her popular blog, Rose Water and Orange Blossoms. She now shares more than 100 of her innovative and classic Lebanese recipes in this cookbook of the same name. Taking a seasonal, ingredient-focused approach, Maureen presents irresistible dishes that will delight readers who yearn for evocative flavors and healthful components. Recipes include Pistachio Crusted White Fish, Stone Fruit Salad with Flower Waters and Shaved Coconut, and Spiced Sweet Bread with Rose Water Milk Glaze. Weaved throughout are Maureen’s stories of her Lebanese upbringing, her travels, and life in a lakeside Michigan town. Rose Water and Orange Blossoms is a celebration of Middle East cuisine, and of using tradition as a springboard for newly delicious dishes.

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

170 Fresh and Healthy Mediterranean Favorites
Author: Kamal Al-Faqih
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762756497
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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Savory, heart-healthy Lebanese recipes from a renowned chef The cuisine of Lebanon epitomizes the best of the Mediterranean diet, which is highly regarded for its positive health benefits. Abounding in vegetables, grains, fresh herbs and spices, poultry, and lamb, it yields meals replete with robust, earthy flavors. In Classic Lebanese Cuisine, Chef Kamal Al-Faqih presents 170 dazzling recipes that reflect the full breadth of authentic Lebanese cuisine. Featuring favorites such as baba ghannouj, tabbouli, and kibbi, this book also presents Al-Faqih's signature classics, like London broil layered with pita and garlic yogurt, and heart-healthy fire-roasted wheat with lamb. With step-by-step instructions accompanied by full-color photographs throughout, this book makes Lebanese cuisine accessible to everyone who seeks to reproduce their favorite flavors and dishes—from the merely curious to more experienced cooks.

Arabesque

A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon
Author: Claudia Roden
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307493970
Category: Cooking
Page: 352
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In the 1960s Claudia Roden introduced Americans to a new world of tastes in her classic A Book of Middle Eastern Food. Now, in her enchanting new book, Arabesque, she revisits the three countries with the most exciting cuisines today—Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon. Interweaving history, stories, and her own observations, she gives us 150 of the most delectable recipes: some of them new discoveries, some reworkings of classic dishes—all of them made even more accessible and delicious for today’s home cook. From Morocco, the most exquisite and refined cuisine of North Africa: couscous dishes; multilayered pies; delicately flavored tagines; ways of marrying meat, poultry, or fish with fruit to create extraordinary combinations of spicy, savory, and sweet. From Turkey, a highly sophisticated cuisine that dates back to the Ottoman Empire yet reflects many new influences today: a delicious array of kebabs, fillo pies, eggplant dishes in many guises, bulgur and chickpea salads, stuffed grape leaves and peppers, and sweet puddings. From Lebanon, a cuisine of great diversity: a wide variety of mezze (those tempting appetizers that can make a meal all on their own); dishes featuring sun-drenched Middle Eastern vegetables and dried legumes; and national specialties such as kibbeh, meatballs with pine nuts, and lamb shanks with yogurt. Claudia Roden knows this part of the world so intimately that we delight in being in such good hands as she translates the subtle play of flavors and simple cooking techniques to our own home kitchens.

Green Kitchen Travels

Healthy vegetarian food inspired by our adventures
Author: David Frenkiel,Luise Vindahl
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
ISBN: 1743582722
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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Delicious, nutritious vegetarian and vegan recipes inspired by flavours from around the world, by the bestselling authors behind the Green Kitchen Stories blog. David, Luise and their daughter Elsa are a family who love to travel. Hungry to see and taste more of the world, they had embarked on an around-the-world trip by the time Elsa was just seven months old. Take your own inspiration from their travels: start the day with indulgent almond pumpkin waffles from San Francisco, tuck into a raw beansprout pad thai from Thailand for lunch, and a Sri Lankan vegetable curry for supper. With easy to find ingredients and simple instructions, these recipes are sure to be a success. With stunning photography and food styling, as well as personal anecdotes and images from the authors’ travels, Green Kitchen Travels shares modern and inspiring vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free recipes.

Man'oushé

Inside the Street Corner Lebanese Bakery
Author: Barbara Abdeni Massaad
Publisher: Interlink Books
ISBN: 9781566569651
Category: Cooking
Page: 200
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The Arabic pizza that is fast becoming the world's mos favorite snack. The manoush is the cherished national pie of Lebanon. It has a reserved place on the countrys breakfast table and has the unique ability to be worked into every meal of the day due to its simple versatility. This cookbook is dedicated entirely to the art of creating the perfect manoush. With over 70 simple recipes, it offers you a way to enjoy these typical piestraditionally baked in street corner bakeriesin the comfort of your own home. Manoush: Inside the Street Corner Lebanese Bakery is a journey to discover Lebanons favorite snack. One only has to leaf through the pages in order to realize that this typical Lebanese creation can be as simple as an on-the-go breakfast and as intricate as a family meal. Anyone who enjoys the simplicity of good food and appreciates a good story will love this book from cover to cover.

Ottolenghi

The Cookbook
Author: Yotam Ottolenghi,Sami Tamimi
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607744198
Category: Cooking
Page: 304
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Available for the first time in an American edition, this debut cookbook, from bestselling authors Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi of Plenty and Jerusalem, features 140 recipes culled from the popular Ottolenghi restaurants and inspired by the diverse culinary traditions of the Mediterranean. Yotam Ottolenghi’s four eponymous restaurants—each a patisserie, deli, restaurant, and bakery rolled into one—are among London’s most popular culinary destinations. Now available for the first time in an American edition and updated with US measurements throughout, this debut cookbook from the celebrated, bestselling authors of Jerusalem and Plenty features 140 recipes culled from the popular Ottolenghi restaurants and inspired by the diverse culinary traditions of the Mediterranean. The recipes reflect the authors’ upbringings in Jerusalem yet also incorporate culinary traditions from California, Italy, and North Africa, among others. Featuring abundant produce and numerous fish and meat dishes, as well as Ottolenghi’s famed cakes and breads, Ottolenghi invites you into a world of inventive flavors and fresh, vibrant cooking. From the Hardcover edition.

Baladi

A Celebration of Food from Land and Sea
Author: Joudie Kalla
Publisher: Interlink Books
ISBN: 9781623719814
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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A NEW COLLECTION OF RECIPES AND STORIES FROM THE BEST SELLING AUTHOR OF PALESTINE ON A PLATEJoudie Kalla, author of the bestselling Palestine on a Plate, introduces readers to more of the Middle East's best kept secret-Palestinian cuisine. "Baladi" means "my home, my land, my country," and Joudie once again pays homage to her homeland of Palestine by showcasing its wide ranging, vibrant and truly delicious dishes. Palestine is a country of different seasons and landscapes, and it is these diverse conditions that create the many and varied ingredients featured in the book. Joudie takes an entirely flexible approach to cooking, using influences from her home to create new dishes, and bringing her own twist to more traditional recipes.Baladi features recipes according to the area that they hail from, such as the land, the sea, the fields, the orchard . . . Experience the wonderful flavors of Palestine through Daoud Basha (lamb meatballs cooked in a tamarind and tomato sauce), khubzet za'atar (za'atar brioche twists), samak makli bil camun (fried fish selection with zucchini, mint and yogurt dip), atayef (soft pancakes filled with cream in an orange blossom sugar syrup), and many more sublime flavor combinations.With stunning color photographs to accompany each recipe, the book is also interspersed with shots of the landscapes, streets, and people of Palestine, reflecting the rich culinary culture running through the whole country.

Dinner

Changing the Game
Author: Melissa Clark,Eric Wolfinger
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0553448234
Category: Cooking
Page: 400
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From Melissa Clark, the New York Timesbestselling author and one of the most beloved food and recipe writers of our generation, comes a comprehensive and practical cookbook. With more than 250 all new recipes and abundant four-color photography, these inherently simple recipes make for the kind of easy cooking that can turn anyone into a better and more confident cook. Dinneris all about options- inventive, unfussy food with unexpected flavor (and plenty of make ahead ideas, too)- a sheetpan chicken laced with spicy harissa; burgers amped with chorizo; curried lentils with poached eggs, to name a few. Here, too, are easy flourishes that make dinner exceptional- stirring charred lemon into pasta, tossing a Caesar-like dressing on a grain bowl, adding fresh ricotta and demerara sugar to stovetop mac and cheese; lavishing a dollop of chili paste just about anywhere. Clark's mission is to help anyone-whether a novice with just a single pan or the experienced (and, perhaps jaded) home cook, figure out what to make any night of the week, without settling on fallbacks. Each recipe in this book is meant to bedinner-one fantastic dish that is so satisfying and flavor-forward it can stand alone or sit with just a little something else, such as green beans with caper vinaigrette, a citrus salad with olives, coconut rice, or skillet brown butter cornbread. Or maybe all you need is some baguette and the simplest green salad. Dinnerhas the range and authority-and the author's trademark warmth-of an instant classic.

Under the Shade of Olive Trees

Recipes from Jerusalem to Marrakech and Beyond
Author: Merijn Tol,Nadia Zerouali
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613126689
Category: Cooking
Page: 288
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Dutch writers and cooks Nadia Zerouali and Merijn Tol are in love with the culture and foods of the Mediterranean-Arabian world. They set out on a journey that took them across Morocco and Tunisia, Syria and Lebanon, Sicily and Spain, to experience the rich, exotic flavors of the Middle East. Here, they unpack the secrets to the region’s healthful and intensely flavorful food. They teach the reader about the ingredients—from orange blossom and honey to coriander and argan oil—and how to use them to maximize taste. The region’s food is alive with color, as illustrated by the luscious photographs that accompany the more than 100 recipes. But it is the taste and texture of the foods that will win readers’ hearts: creamy labne, sweet pomegranate, flaky filo pastry, silky hummus. There are whole grains, such as simple summer bulgur salads and vegetable couscous, and tricks for preparing meat to be as flavorful as possible. Easy enough for cooking novices, Under the Shade of Olive Trees will transport readers to a magical, delicious region of the world.

Nigella Fresh

Delicious Flavors on Your Plate All Year Round
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Hachette Books
ISBN: 1401306160
Category: Cooking
Page: 288
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In Nigella Fresh, Nigella Lawson shows readers how to prolong that warm summer feeling through even the darkest days of winter. Innovative, versatile, and delicious, this is an irresistible and wide-ranging volume full of summery recipes that can be eaten at any time--from succulent Spanish and Italian dishes to the fragrant mezze of the Eastern Mediterranean; from roasted vegetables and barbecued sea bass, Moroccan roast lamb, and Mauritian prawn curry, to food that conjures up the traditional strawberries-and-cream feel of an English summer afternoon or Indian-summer evening at home. And to top it all off, there is a fabulous selection of unusual ice creams and melt-in-your-mouth desserts. The constant in the recipes is simplicity, freshness, and enjoyment: easy cooking and easy eating. Written with her characteristic flair and passion, Nigella Fresh will delight Nigella's legions of fans.

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.

Shaya

An Odyssey of Food, My Journey Back to Israel
Author: Alon Shaya
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0451494164
Category: Cooking, Israeli
Page: 440
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Shaya's memoir begins in Israel and wends its way from the U.S.A. to Italy, back to Israel, and comes together in the American South, in the heart of New Orleans. Shaya tells of how food saved his life and how, through a circuitous path of (cooking) twists and (life-affirming) turns his celebrated cuisine-- food of his native Israel with a creole New Orleans kick-- came to be.

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street

The New Home Cooking
Author: Christopher Kimball
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316437271
Category: Cooking
Page: 336
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From Christopher Kimball, one of Epicurious' 100 Greatest Home Cooks of All Time: One of Eater's Biggest Books of Fall 2017 "We want to change the way you cook." For more than twenty-five years, Christopher Kimball has promised home cooks that his recipes would work. Now, with his team of cooks and editors at Milk Street, he promises that a new approach in the kitchen can elevate the quality of your cooking far beyond anything you thought possible. Christopher Kimball's Milk Street, the first cookbook connected to Milk Street's public television show, delivers more than 125 new recipes arranged by type of dish: from grains and salads, to a new way to scramble eggs, to simple dinners and twenty-first-century desserts. At Milk Street, there are no long lists of hard-to-find ingredients, strange cookware, or all-day methods. Skillet-charred Brussels sprouts, Japanese fried chicken, rum-soaked chocolate cake, Thai-style coleslaw, and Mexican chicken soup all deliver big flavors and textures without your having to learn a new culinary language. These recipes are more than just good recipes. They teach a simpler, bolder, healthier way to cook that will change your cooking forever. And cooking will become an act of pure pleasure, not a chore. Welcome to the new home cooking. Welcome to Milk Street.