Recipes and Remembrances from an Eastern Mediterranean Kitchen

A Culinary Journey Through Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan
Author: Sonia Uvezian
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Cooking
Page: 438
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Located in the very heart of the eastern Mediterranean, the area comprising Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan has provided the world with what is considered by many to be Arab food at its best. In this landmark, one-of-a-kind volume Sonia Uvezian gives this time-honored cuisine the kind of presentation it truly deserves. "Recipes and Remembrances from an Eastern Mediterranean Kitchen" is a revelatory work rich in personal reminiscences; insightful quotations, anecdotes, and proverbs; valuable information on ingredients, utensils, daily meals, and traditions; and evocative period illustrations. Sonia Uvezian's many memories and associations establish a sense of place and emotional pull rarely encountered in Middle Eastern culinary literature. The "eastern Mediterranean Kitchen" in the title is actually that of her family's summer home in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon's fertile agricultural and winemaking region, as well as the one in their Beirut apartment. It is where the Uvezians prepared the food they grew themselves or bought from nearby farms, orchards, and markets. Written by an expert in the field and over two decades in the making, "Recipes and Remembrances" is a fascinating and highly original book imbued with a keen historical perspective and a deep respect for the region's cultural heritage. Few cookbook authors have approached their subjects with the thorough, painstaking research reflected in this work. A profound understanding of eastern Mediterranean food shines through in its hundreds of superb, clearly written recipes, which are often preceded by illuminating introductory remarks. From the definitive section on pomegranates and pomegranate molasses through the fabulous chapters on desserts and beverages, this book provides indispensable reading for anyone interested in the cookery and culture of Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan. Like the author's groundbreaking classics, "The Cuisine of Armenia" and "Cooking from the Caucasus," which were among the first to bring Middle Eastern and Caucasian cooking to America, it is long on such traditional dishes as tabbuleh and baklava but also includes innovations, among them Damascus-Style Cheese Dip with Toasted Sesame Seeds and Nigella and Grilled Quail with Sour Cherry Sauce. Timeless and timely, "Recipes and Remembrances from an Eastern Mediterranean Kitchen" is a welcome blend of outstanding scholarship and entertaining reading. A genuine contribution to culinary literature, it has achieved the status of a classic. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sonia Uvezian was born and brought up in Beirut, Lebanon. A leading authority on Middle Eastern and Caucasian cooking and the winner of a James Beard Award, she is the author of six other highly acclaimed cookbooks, including "The Cuisine of Armenia," "Cooking from the Caucasus," and "The Book of Yogurt." Several of her books have been selections of Book-of-the-Month Club and published internationally. Ms. Uvezian has also contributed articles and recipes to Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Vogue, and numerous other publications."

Ein Haus in Italien

Roman
Author: Lisa St Aubin de Terán
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
ISBN: 3458795707
Category: Fiction
Page: 295
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In Umbrien entdeckt die Autorin das Haus ihrer Träume: einen halbzerfallenen Palazzo am Rand eines kleinen Dorfes. Das Haus ist hohl und löchrig, es fehlen Fußböden und Türen, Abflußrohre und Wasser. Dennoch stürzt sich Lisa unbeirrt mitsamt ihrer britisch-schrulligen Familie, sechs Klavieren und zwanzig Katzen hinein in das Projekt Italien. Die Dorfbewohner wundern sich, die Handwerker sind nicht immer wohlgesonnen, Banken endlos bürokratisch, Träume in jeder Hinsicht extravagant. Der schottische Maler-Ehemann stolziert in Highland-Montur über das Anwesen, um den Fortgang der Bauarbeiten zu inspizieren, während die hübsche Tochter Iseult sämtlichen Jungen im Dorf den Kopf verdreht ...

The Cuisine of Armenia


Author: Sonia Uvezian
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780970971678
Category: Cooking
Page: 487
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Situated at the crossroads of east and west between the Mediterranean, Black, and Caspian seas, the richly historic region of Armenia has provided the world with one of its most varied and exciting culinary traditions. Fragrant with the aromas of spices and herbs, Armenian cuisine abounds in succulent kebabs, stuffed vegetables and fruits, opulent pilafs, delectable breads, and irresistible pastries and confections that have been perfected by generations of ingenious cooks over a period of many centuries. The 375 recipes and variations in this book range from time-honored favorites to inspired innovations and include many highly original specialties from the Caucasus, which were previously unknown in the West. You will find all the classics in this definitive guide - tanabour, dolma, sarma, keufteh, shish kebab, moussaka, boereg, manti, lahmajoon, lavash, pideh, choereg, gatah, baklava, tel kadayif, kurabia, and many more. As a bonus, the book includes a number of Sonia Uvezian's own superb creations, derived from the Armenian tradition, important contributions to a vigorous culinary style. Among these are Pomegranate-Glazed Roast Chicken with Apricot and Chestnut Stuffing; Fried Fish with Oranges, Black Olives, and Mint Leaves; Saffron Rice Pilaf with Toasted Almonds and Sesame Seeds; and Yogurt Cream (a delectable low-calorie alternative to sweetened whipped cream). The book also includes valuable historical information, a selection of perfectly harmonized menus, and an excellent glossary. Long recognized as the standard in its field, The Cuisine of Armenia has received outstanding reviews from major publications both in this country and abroad and has been a selection of four different book clubs. Written by one of America's most gifted cookbook authors, it is a "must have" volume, whether you already own one or dozens of books on Armenian, Middle Eastern, or eastern Mediterranean cooking. Sonia Uvezian was born and brought up in Beirut, Lebanon. A leading authority on Middle Eastern and Caucasian cooking and the winner of a James Beard Award, she is the author of six other highly acclaimed cookbooks, including Recipes and Remembrances from an Eastern Mediterranean Kitchen, Cooking from the Caucasus, and the Book of Yogurt. Several of her books have been selections of Book-of-the-Month Club and published internationally. Ms. Uvezian has also contributed articles and recipes to Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Vogue, and numerous other publications.

The World Cookbook: The Greatest Recipes from Around the Globe, 2nd Edition [4 Volumes]

The Greatest Recipes from Around the Globe
Author: Jeanne Jacob,Michael Ashkenazi
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610694694
Category: COOKING
Page: 1656
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This is the only world cookbook in print that explores the foods of every nation-state across the globe, providing information on special ingredients, cooking methods, and commonalities that link certain dishes across different geographical areas. • Contains more than 400 new recipes for a total of more than 1600 recipes • Includes the newly independent countries of Kosovo and South Sudan, and tiny countries like St. Kitts and Nevis, Nauru, Palau, and Vanuatu • Features anecdotal information on typical dishes, styles of eating, and unusual ingredients for each country

Day of Honey

A Memoir of Food, Love, and War
Author: Annia Ciezadlo
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416583947
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 382
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The author discusses her marriage to a man from Beirut, the bond she forged with her Lebanese in-laws, and how she found love, good food, and a meaningful life, despite dividing her time between wartorn Iraq and Lebanon.

The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook

A Delicious Alternative for Lifelong Health
Author: Nancy Harmon Jenkins
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0345536142
Category: Cooking
Page: 512
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The eating style proven to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Cooking Light named The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook one of the top three healthy cookbooks of the last twenty-five years, calling it “a grand tour through the region.” Now Nancy Harmon Jenkins’s revolutionary approach to healthy eating is available for the first time as an eBook. Spanning the Mediterranean from Spain to France, Italy, and Greece, with side trips to Lebanon, Cyprus, and North Africa, this revised and updated edition of Nancy Harmon Jenkins’s acclaimed cookbook offers ninety-two mouthwatering new dishes plus the latest information about the nutritional benefits of one of the world’s healthiest cuisines. But best of all are the recipes—bursting with flavor, easy to prepare, and sure to please everyone at your table, whether you’re cooking for yourself, your family, or your friends. Known for classic favorites like tabbouleh and ratatouille, flatbreads, pastas, zesty herbs, and flavorful oils pressed from succulent olives, the Mediterranean diet combines delicious taste with health-supportive ingredients as few other cuisines do. With an emphasis on fruits and vegetables, grains and legumes, fish, lean meats, and heavenly desserts, here are recipes for over 250 outstanding dishes created for today’s American kitchens. You’ll also find new cooking techniques and a simplified approach to cooking—because simplicity is what the Mediterranean way of eating is all about. Experienced and novice cooks alike will be inspired by these delectable, seasonally inspired recipes ranging from sweet young Roman-style peas for spring to skewered shrimp for summer, robust North African Pumpkin Soup when autumn is in the air, and warming winter dishes like Lebanese Garlicky Roast Chicken and Cypriote Braised Pork with Wine, Cinnamon, and Coriander—plus a variety of fabulous pizzas and dinner pies, hearty salads like Tuscan panzanella, and satisfying small dishes known as tapas. Also included is a special selection of traditional dishes prepared for Islamic, Jewish, and Christian holidays that can be enjoyed year round. Rich in flavor and healthy nutrients but low in saturated fats and cholesterol, here are recipes that will delight your palate, nourish body and soul—and can be prepared with ease in your home kitchen.

Austin's First Cookbook

Our Home Recipes, Remedies and Rules of Thumb
Author: Michael C. Miller
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1625853645
Category: History
Page: 208
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Tacos and barbecue command appetites today, but early Austinites indulged in peppered mangoes, roast partridge and cucumber catsup. Those are just a few of the fascinating historic recipes in this new edition of the first cookbook published in the city. Written by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1891, Our Home Cookbook aimed to "cause frowns to dispel and dimple into ripples of laughter" with myriad "receipts" from the early Austin community. From dandy pudding to home remedies "worth knowing," these are hearty helpings featuring local game and diverse heritage, including German, Czech and Mexican. With informative essays and a cookbook bibliography, city archivist Mike Miller and the Austin History Center present this curious collection that's sure to raise eyebrows, if not cravings.

Textanalyse und Übersetzen

theoretische Grundlagen, Methode und didaktische Anwendung einer übersetzungsrelevanten Textanalyse
Author: Christiane Nord
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Discourse analysis
Page: 313
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Deliciously Ella

Genial gesundes Essen für ein glückliches Leben
Author: Ella Mills (Woodward)
Publisher: eBook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 382707858X
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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Ella Woodward sagt von sich, sie sei ein Zuckermonster gewesen, das nicht kochen konnte. Doch dann befiel sie die Nervenkrankheit POTS, und niemand konnte ihr helfen. Erst als sie ihre Ernährung umstellte, kam sie langsam wieder auf die Beine. Seither ernährt sie sich ausschließlich vegan und glutenfrei, aber das so köstlich und rundum wohltuend, dass ihr Millionen Menschen auf der ganzen Welt nacheifern. Denn ob sie mit einem Mango-Cashew-Smoothie Energie tankt, ob sie Paranuss-Pasta mit Rucola-Pesto kocht und zum Nachtisch Bananeneis serviert, nicht zu reden von ihren legendären Süßkartoffel-Brownies - stets laden ihre fantasievollen, einfachen Rezepte zum Nachmachen ein. »Bei Deliciously Ella geht es nicht darum, zu hungern oder sich zu kasteien. Es geht darum, den Körper mit vollwertigem Essen zu versorgen, damit man sich dauerhaft rundum lebendig fühlt und das Leben voll und ganz genießen kann. Denn kommt es nicht einzig und allein darauf an?«

Die wahre Geschichte der Schokolade


Author: Sophie D. Coe,Michael D. Coe
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3105616144
Category: History
Page: 360
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Dieses Buch entführt uns in die uralte, wechselhafte und überaus spannende Geschichte der Schokolade, die vor dreitausend Jahren in den Hochkulturen der Maya und Azteken begann. Unser »Schokoladenriegel für zwischendurch« verrät nur noch wenig von dieser atemberaubenden und wahren Geschichte, die hier wie in einem Roman nachzulesen ist und Aufschluß gibt über Mentalitäten und Alltagsleben von den mittelamerikanischen Hochkulturen bis heute. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

Culinaria Russia

Russland, Ukraine, Georgien, Armenien, Aserbaidschan
Author: Marion Trutter
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783833144738
Category: Cooking, Armenian
Page: 370
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