Sweet Middle East

Classic Recipes, from Baklava to Fig Ice Cream
Author: Anissa Helou
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452130620
Category: Cooking
Page: 168
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The seductive flavors of the Middle East have won over food lovers around the world, but the sweets of the region have remained largely unknown to Western palates—until now. Sweet Middle East, by doyenne of Middle Eastern cooking Anissa Helou, presents 70 classic desserts fragrant with spices, honey, dates, and nuts, and steeped in tradition. One bite of Anissa's authentic cookies, cakes, custards, puddings, and more reveals why these enchanting desserts deserve to be shared beyond their native lands.

SUQAR

Desserts & Sweets from the Modern Middle East
Author: Greg Malouf,Lucy Malouf
Publisher: Hardie Grant
ISBN: 9781743794135
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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SUQAR (which means 'sugar' in Arabic) shares the secrets of more than 100 sweet treats inspired by Middle Eastern flavors – ranging from puddings and pastries, to ice creams, cookies, cakes, confectionary, fruity desserts and drinks. The traditional time to eat sweets in the Middle East is not after meals (when fruit is served) but at breakfast, with coffee in between meals or on religious holidays and special occasions. The repertoire of these dishes is vast and varied. In SUQAR, acclaimed chef Greg Malouf and writing partner Lucy Malouf share the best and most delectable sweet treats from the region (alongside some personal favorites and tried-and-tested creations from Greg's restaurant kitchens). The recipes merge the spices, flavors and scents of Greg's childhood with the influence of Greg's training in the West to create dishes in Greg's signature Modern Middle Eastern style. The book's ten chapters cover: Fruit; Dairy; Frozen; Cakes; Cookies; Pastries; Doughnuts, Fritters & Pancakes; Halvas & Confectionery; Preserves; and Drinks. Accompanied by beautiful photography and illustrations, SUQAR is a journey through the sweets of the Middle East.

Levant: Recipes and memories from the Middle East


Author: Anissa Helou
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007448627
Category: Cooking
Page: 352
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Anissa Helou’s Levant is a collection of mouth-watering recipes inspired by Anissa’s family and childhood in Beirut and Syria, and her travels around the exciting regions of the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.

Mediterranean Street Food

Stories, Soups, Snacks, Sandwiches, Barbecues, Sweets, and More from Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East
Author: Anissa Helou
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060891513
Category: Cooking
Page: 304
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Who can resist a chickpea fritter in Nice, a kebab in Athens, an aniseed cookie in Tuscany, hummus in Tel Aviv, stuffed zucchini in Genoa, or a potato omelet in Spain? Cold or hot, sweet or savory, street food is everyone's temptation. Anissa Helou loves street food. When she travels, she stops at every tea cart, sandwich stand, and candy stall to trade stories with local vendors and learn the recipes that tempt the crowds. Join her on a fascinating adventure around the Mediterranean, where eating on the street is a way of life. Learn the secret ingredients to the perfect Stuffed Mussels sold on the streets of Istanbul. Come along to a Berber woman's Moroccan Bread stall in Marrakech. Buy a sweet, sticky Semolina Cake from a cart in Cairo. From simple salads to fragrant barbecues to irresistible dips and drinks, each dish can be enjoyed on its own, or two or three may be combined to make a meal. With lively black-and-white photographs from Anissa's travels and more than eighty-five fast, flexible, flavorful recipes, Mediterranean Street Food offers home cooks the chance to experience the tastes of distant lands without leaving the kitchen.

Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons

Enchanting dishes from the Middle East, Mediterranean and North Africa
Author: Diana Henry
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1784724157
Category: Cooking
Page: 192
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In this culinary exploration of the Mediterranean, Middle East, and North Africa, Diana Henry has gathered together dishes that combine exotic flavours in ways long forgotten - or never discovered - in many Western kitchens. Colourful, aromatic and perfumed ingredients, from leathery pomegranates, with their insides bursting with ruby seeds, to flower-waters that allow you to drink in the scent of a garden, combine to bring an intoxicating whiff of the exotic to your table and pleasure to your kitchen. The core ingredients of these cuisines are increasingly available so dishes such as Chermoula-marinated Tuna, Fennel, Pomegranate and Feta Salad, and Lavender, Orange and Almond Cake are both delicious and accessible to cook.

Sweet Delights from a Thousand and One Nights

The Story of Traditional Arab Sweets
Author: Habeeb Salloum,Muna Salloum,LEILA SALLOUM ELIAS
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1780764642
Category: Cooking
Page: 272
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A celebration of the lesser-known culinary history of traditional Arab sweets combines recipes with rich cultural stories from the 10th through the 14th centuries while tracing the development and influence of sweet dishes throughout non-Arabic lands. 10,000 first printing.

Savory Baking from the Mediterranean

Focaccias, Flatbreads, Rusks, Tarts, and Other Breads
Author: Anissa Helou
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060542195
Category: Cooking
Page: 352
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The Mediterranean is full of varied and diverse cuisines, but the one thing they all share is a basic reliance on bread. From Italian focaccia and French brioche to Lebanese tabouneh (sourdough pita) and Egyptian fiteer (flatbread), bread is the single most important staple in Mediterranean diets, and serves as the foundation for countless other savory dishes. In Savory Baking from the Mediterranean, Anissa Helou presents a collection of classic and favorite recipes that will provide home cooks with a broad overview of Mediterranean savory baking, from countless variations on flatbreads like pita, focaccia, and lavash, to raised breads such as French Bacon Bread, Greek Spinach and Olive Bread, and Italian Nut Bread. In addition, she offers recipes for a wide variety of pies, tarts, and savory pastries, such as calzones, empanadas, pizzas, and spanakopitta. Savory Baking from the Mediterranean is illustrated through out with 100 artful black and while photographs of landscapes, communities, and breads.

Malouf

New Middle Eastern Food
Author: Greg Malouf,Lucy Malouf
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781742701455
Category: Cooking
Page: 416
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Following on from the success of their award-winning books, Saha, Turquoise and Saraban, Greg and Lucy Malouf now offer a must-have collection of their delicious recipes. Middle Eastern food is one of the oldest and most sophisticated cuisines in the world. It's a cuisine that is subtle, elegant and alluring, using exotic spices such as saffron and cardamom. The book is divided into chapters such as Soups, Dips, Small Plates, Large Plates, Bakery, Sweet and Larder, making it easy to find the recipe you're after. Discover the joy of Middle Eastern cooking for yourself with the mouth-watering recipes that Greg has created for the home kitchen, as he mixes centuries of tradition with modern techniques and flavours for both the home cook and experienced chef. With over 300 recipes included, this comprehensive recipe collection is sure to become a classic.

Honey & Co.

The Cookbook
Author: Itamar Srulovich,Sarit Packer
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316337161
Category: Cooking
Page: 304
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Named Cookbook of the Year by the Sunday Times (UK) Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Awards Cookery Book of the Year 2015 The Guild of Food Writer's (UK) Award Winner for Best First Book "Honey & Co.'s food--taking its cue from generations of dedicated home cooks--captures everything that is generous, hearty, and delicious in the Middle East."--Yotam Ottolenghi After falling in love through their shared passion for food, Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer launched Honey & Co., one of London's hottest new restaurants, in 2012. Since opening the doors, they have created exquisite dishes, delectable menus, and an atmosphere that's as warm, inviting, and exotic as the food they serve. Recipes include spreads and dips, exquisitely balanced salads, one-pan dishes, simple fragrant soups, rich Persian entrees, the tagines of North Africa, the Sofritos of Jerusalem, and the herb-infused stews of Iran. HONEY & CO. brings the flavors of the Middle East to life in a wholly accessible way, certain to entice and satisfy in equal measure.

Sherbet and Spice

The Complete Story of Turkish Sweets and Desserts
Author: Mary Isin
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1848858981
Category: Cooking
Page: 322
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An engaging tribute to the history and cultural significance of Turkish desserts explores their endless varieties and the stories behind several famous sweets as reflected in royal and everyday venues. 10,000 first printing.

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.

The Two-Plate Solution

A Novel of Culinary Mayhem in the Middle East
Author: Jeff Oliver
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781610882231
Category: Fiction
Page: 224
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The Two-Plate Solution is a satire about reality TV cooking competitions that features a diverse cast of chefs, TV producers, and terrorists-turned-cheftestants! It's fun and a bit wild, but the author takes the characters and the food very seriously.

Lebanese Cuisine


Author: Anissa Helou
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781906502188
Category: Cooking, Lebanese
Page: 256
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An updated edition of this fascinating book, which was short listed for the prestigious Andre Simon Award when it was first published, remains the only fully comprehensive collection of truly authentic Lebanese recipes available in the English language. As such, Lebanese Cuisine is a valuable contribution to our culinary knowledge.There are over 250 classical recipes which represent an important part of the rich and turbulent history of this beautiful and bountiful country. The delicious arrays of world-famous mezze, offering light and refined servings, a delight to both eye and palate, provide a style of eating perfectly suited to today?s health-conscious cook. There are wonderful vegetarian dishes as well as aromatic stews, many of which can be left to cook slowly, allowing flavours to develop and often tasting even better when eaten the following day. It is Mediterranean food of elegance and infinite variety, using in delectable combinations, simple, healthy ingredients. Vegetables, fruit, nuts, grains and cold-pressed oils, rich in vitamins are features of every dish.

Modern Flavors of Arabia

Recipes and Memories from My Middle Eastern Kitchen
Author: Suzanne Husseini,Petrina Tinslay
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780449015612
Category: Cooking
Page: 190
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A sumptuous tour of Middle Eastern food culture offers a variety of recipes inspired by centuries of culinary tradition and includes options ranging from pilafs and falafel to kibbeh and fattouche. Original.

Persiana

Recipes from the Middle East & Beyond
Author: Sabrina Ghayour
Publisher: Interlink Books
ISBN: 9781566569958
Category: COOKING
Page: 240
View: 8058

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A celebration of the foods and flavors of the regions near the southern and eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Ghayour presents recipes for modern and accessible Middle Eastern dishes,

Soframiz

Vibrant Middle Eastern Recipes from Sofra Bakery and Cafe
Author: Ana Sortun,Maura Kilpatrick
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 160774919X
Category: Cooking
Page: 264
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A charming collection of 100 recipes from Cambridge's Sofra Bakery and Cafe, showcasing modern Middle Eastern spices and flavors with exotic yet accessible sweet and savory dishes geared toward everyday cooking and entertaining. Ana Sortun and Maura Kilpatrick have traveled extensively throughout Turkey and the Middle East, researching recipes and gaining inspiration for their uber-popular cafe and bakery, Sofra. In their first cookbook together, the two demystify and explore the flavors of this popular region, creating accessible, fun recipes for everyday eating and entertaining. With a primer on essential ingredients and techniques, and recipes such as Morning Buns with Orange Blossom Glaze, Whipped Feta with Sweet and Hot Peppers, Eggplant Manoushe with Labne and Za'atar, and Sesame Caramel Cashews, Soframiz will transport readers to the markets and kitchens of the Middle East.

Inside the Middle East

Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth
Author: Avi Melamed
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1634509765
Category: Political Science
Page: 392
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Acclaimed Israeli intelligence analyst Avi Melamed has spent more than thirty years interpreting Middle East affairs. His long-awaited Inside the Middle East challenges widely-accepted perceptions and provides a gripping and uniquely enlightening guide to make sense of the events unfolding in the region—to answer how the Arab world got to this point, what is currently happening, what the ramifications will be, how they will affect Israel, and what actions must immediately be undertaken, including how Western leaders need to respond. Melamed considers all the major power players in the Middle East, explains the underlying issues, and creates a three-dimensional picture, an illustration that connects the dots and provides a fascinating roadmap. He elucidates developments such as the Arab Spring, the downfall of the Muslim Brotherhood, the rise of ISIS, the epic Sunni-Shiite animosity, the essence of the war in Syria, the role of the Caliphate and Jihad, and the looming nuclear arms race. He also provides a rare opportunity to journey into the psyche of Arab society. Look through the lens of its leaders and its most ruthless terrorists. See what makes them tick and what they want. Discover how they can be overtaken. This unparalleled volume is a milestone in our understanding of the Middle East. It is the untold story of the struggles that will shape the region, and the world, for decades to come, and a groundbreaking guide that will shake you to the core, force you to reevalute your outlook, and give you tips to navigate the future. From author Avi Melamed: The conflicts in the Middle East grow more confusing and dangerous every day. In my encounters with thousands of people from across the world - from global leaders to high school students - I know there is deep and intense thirst for knowledge because today understanding the Middle East is not optional – it’s mandatory. My new book, Inside the Middle East: Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth is based on my decades of advisory, counterterrorism, education, and intelligence – positions - as well as my intimate connections throughout the Arab world. The book also provides the building blocks and database to understand the contemporary Middle East, offers a unique insight into the Arab world, and is “a GPS to help you navigate the dramatically changing Middle East.” In the book, I also offer an out of the box idea that could lead to a positive breakthrough in the Israeli- Palestinian conflict.

Sweet


Author: Yotam Ottolenghi,Helen Goh
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473528135
Category: Cooking
Page: 368
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The Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller ‘There’s nothing like a perfectly light sponge flavoured with spices and citrus or an icing-sugar-dusted cookie to raise the spirits and create a moment of pure joy.’ In his stunning new baking and desserts cookbook Yotam Ottolenghi and his long-time collaborator Helen Goh bring the Ottolenghi hallmarks of fresh, evocative ingredients, exotic spices and complex flavourings - including fig, rose petal, saffron, aniseed, orange blossom, pistachio and cardamom - to indulgent cakes, biscuits, tarts, puddings, cheesecakes and ice cream. Sweet includes over 110 innovative recipes with stunning photos by award-winning Peden + Munk – from Blackberry and Star Anise Friands, Tahini and Halva Brownies, Persian Love Cakes, Middle Eastern Millionaire’s Shortbread, and Saffron, Orange and Honey Madeleines to Flourless Chocolate Layer Cake with Coffee, Walnut and Rosewater and Cinnamon Pavlova with Praline Cream and Fresh Figs. There is something here to delight everyone – from simple mini-cakes and cookies that parents can make with their children to showstopping layer cakes and roulades that will reignite the imaginations of accomplished bakers.