A Taste of Persia

An Introduction to Persian Cooking
Author: Najmieh Batmanglij
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9781845114374
Category: Cooking, Iranian
Page: 176
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This book is an introduction to the world¿s other ancient cuisine. Persia's cookery, like China¿s, carries within it thousands of years of history, change and refinement, yet still with its roots in ancient sources. A Taste of Persia is a collection of authentic recipes from one of the world¿s most sophisticated and ancient cuisines, chosen and adapted for today¿s lifestyle and kitchen. Here are light appetisers and marinated kebabs, hearty stews and rich, golden-crusted rices, among many other dishes, all fragrant with the distinctive Persian use of herbs, spices and fruits. Each recipe offers clear, easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. Most take less than an hour to prepare; many require only a few moments; many others can be made in advance. Besides its 100 recipes and 60 colour photographs, the book includes a useful glossary of Persian cooking techniques and ingredients, and a brief history of Persian cookery. Together these make a complete introduction to this remarkable cuisine.

Taste of Persia

A Cook's Travels Through Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, and Kurdistan
Author: Naomi Duguid
Publisher: Artisan Books
ISBN: 1579657273
Category: Cooking
Page: 384
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Winner, James Beard Award for Best Book of the Year, International (2017) Winner, IACP Award for Best Cookbook of the Year in Culinary Travel (2017) Named a Best Cookbook of the Year by The Boston Globe, Food & Wine, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, The San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal “A reason to celebrate . . . a fascinating culinary excursion.” —The New York Times Though the countries in the Persian culinary region are home to diverse religions, cultures, languages, and politics, they are linked by beguiling food traditions and a love for the fresh and the tart. Color and spark come from ripe red pomegranates, golden saffron threads, and the fresh herbs served at every meal. Grilled kebabs, barbari breads, pilafs, and brightly colored condiments are everyday fare, as are rich soup-stews called ash and alluring sweets like rose water pudding and date-nut halvah. Our ambassador to this tasty world is the incomparable Naomi Duguid, who for more than 20 years has been bringing us exceptional recipes and mesmerizing tales from regions seemingly beyond our reach. More than 125 recipes, framed with stories and photographs of people and places, introduce us to a culinary paradise where ancient legends and ruins rub shoulders with new beginnings—where a wealth of history and culinary traditions makes it a compelling place to read about for cooks and travelers and for anyone hankering to experience the food of a wider world.

Teacher's Guide for Zari, Girl of Ancient Persia

Author: Alice Lockmiller
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557423694
Page: 56
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A complementary resource for the historical fiction novel, this guide is for experienced teachers of tweens age 10-12. Learn more about the history, geography, culture, religion, lifestyle, heroes, government, language, alphabet, writings, art, and music of this place and time. Guides include age-appropriate curriculum elements such as historical reading material, worksheets, writing projects, puzzles, arts & crafts, tests and timeline events.

1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die

A Food Lover's Life List
Author: Mimi Sheraton
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 076118306X
Category: Cooking
Page: 1008
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The ultimate gift for the food lover. In the same way that 1,000 Places to See Before You Die reinvented the travel book, 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die is a joyous, informative, dazzling, mouthwatering life list of the world’s best food. The long-awaited new book in the phenomenal 1,000 . . . Before You Die series, it’s the marriage of an irresistible subject with the perfect writer, Mimi Sheraton—award-winning cookbook author, grande dame of food journalism, and former restaurant critic for The New York Times. 1,000 Foods fully delivers on the promise of its title, selecting from the best cuisines around the world (French, Italian, Chinese, of course, but also Senegalese, Lebanese, Mongolian, Peruvian, and many more)—the tastes, ingredients, dishes, and restaurants that every reader should experience and dream about, whether it’s dinner at Chicago’s Alinea or the perfect empanada. In more than 1,000 pages and over 550 full-color photographs, it celebrates haute and snack, comforting and exotic, hyper-local and the universally enjoyed: a Tuscan plate of Fritto Misto. Saffron Buns for breakfast in downtown Stockholm. Bird’s Nest Soup. A frozen Milky Way. Black truffles from Le Périgord. Mimi Sheraton is highly opinionated, and has a gift for supporting her recommendations with smart, sensuous descriptions—you can almost taste what she’s tasted. You’ll want to eat your way through the book (after searching first for what you have already tried, and comparing notes). Then, following the romance, the practical: where to taste the dish or find the ingredient, and where to go for the best recipes, websites included.

Understanding Iran

Everything You Need to Know, From Persia to the Islamic Republic, From Cyrus to Khamenei
Author: William R. Polk
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780230103238
Category: Political Science
Page: 272
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William R. Polk provides an informative, readable history of a country which is moving quickly toward becoming the dominant power and culture of the Middle East. A former member of the State Department's Policy Planning Council, Polk describes a country and a history misunderstood by many in the West. While Iranians chafe under the yolk of their current leaders, they also have bitter memories of generations of British, Russian and American espionage, invasion, and dominance. There are important lessons to be learned from the past, and Polk teases them out of a long and rich history and shows that it is not just now, but for decades to come that an understanding of Iran will be essential to American safety and well-being.

Salz. Fett. Säure. Hitze

Die vier Elemente guten Kochens.
Author: Samin Nosrat
Publisher: Antje Kunstmann
ISBN: 3956142829
Category: Cooking
Page: 472
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Samin Nosrat verdichtet ihre reiche Erfahrung als Köchin und Kochlehrerin zu einem so einfachen wie revolutionären Ansatz. Es geht dabei um die vier zentralen Grundlagen guten Kochens: Salz, Fett, Säure und Hitze. Salz – das die Aromen vertieft. Fett – das sie trägt und attraktive Konsistenzen ermöglicht. Säure – die alle Aromen ausbalanciert. Und Hitze – die die Konsistenz eines Gerichts letztendlich bestimmt. Wer mit diesen vier Elementen souverän umgeht, kann exzellent kochen, ohne sich an Rezepte klammern zu müssen. Voller profundem Wissen, aber mit leichter Hand und gewinnendem Ton führt Nosrat in alle theoretischen und praktischen Aspekte guten Kochens ein, vermittelt Grundlagen und Küchenchemie und verrät jede Menge inspirierender Tipps und Tricks. In über 100 unkomplizierten Rezepten wird das Wissen vertieft und erprobt: frische Salate, perfekt gewürzte Saucen, intensiv schmeckende Gemüsegerichte, die besten Pastas, 13 Huhn-Varianten, zartes Fleisch, köstliche Kuchen und Desserts. Samin Nosrats Rezepte ermuntern zum Ausprobieren und zum Improvisieren. Angereichert mit appetitanregenden Illustrationen und informativen Grafiken ist dieses Buch ein unverzichtbarer Küchenkompass, der Anfänger genauso glücklich macht wie geübte Köche.

Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan: Volume 1

Including a Summer in the Upper Karun Region and a Visit to the Nestorian Rayahs
Author: Isabella Lucy Bird,Isabella Bird
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108014690
Category: History
Page: 412
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Volume 1 of Isabella Bird's account introduces the region's difficulties and fascinations for a nineteenth-century traveller.

Anthology of Philosophy in Persia

Ismaili Thought in the Classical Age
Author: S. H. Nasr,Mehdi Aminrazavi
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 0857710427
Category: Philosophy
Page: 424
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The tradition of philosophy in the Persian-speaking world is extraordinarily rich, creative and diverse. This anthology, which is divided into three volumes, aims to communicate something of that richness and diversity.The term 'philosophy' is understood to in its widest sense to include theological debate, philosophical Sufism and philosophical hermeneutics (ta'wil). Extending over a period of more than two millennia, and showcasing translations by well-established scholars, the anthology offers complete bibliographical references throughout. For anyone interested in exploring, in all their varied manifestations, the fascinating philosophical traditions of Persia, such a wide-ranging and ambitious work will be an indispensable resource. Volume 2 covers five centuries of Ismaili philosophy, and includes extracts from outstanding Ismaili works including the Rasa'il Ikhwan al-Safa (Treatises of the Brethren of Purity) and the philosophical odes of Nasir Khusraw. It is of great

A Literary History of Persia

Author: E.G. Browne
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134568428
Category: Social Science
Page: 1106
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Browne's famous work, first published in 1902, was the essential text on literary history in Persian studies for many years. As an overview of Persian literature from the earliest times until Firdawsi, it continues to be a valuable reference. Out of print for some time, it is now reissued as a library edition, in facsimile to capture the feel of the original edition.

New Persian Cooking

A Fresh Approach to the Classic Cuisine of Iran
Author: Jila Dana-Haeri,Shahrzad Ghorashian
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1848855869
Category: Cooking
Page: 228
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Collects traditional Persian recipes that have been adapted to fit modern health standards, and includes step-by-step instructions and color photographs.

Von Abalone bis Zuckerwurz

Exotisches für Gourmets, Hobbyköche und Weltenbummler
Author: Erich Lück
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 364298102X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 194
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Exotische Lebensmittel stoßen bei Gourmets, Hobbyköchen und Ferntouristen auf immer größeres Interesse. Im deutschen Sprachraum fehlt bisher ein handliches allgemein verständliches Nachschlagewerk über exotische Lebensmittel. Die über 1000 Einträge mit 3300 Stichwörtern decken das gesamte Gebiet von Fleisch-, Wurst-, Käseprodukten über Fische und Schalentiere bis zu Obst, Gemüse, Gewürzen, Gärungsprodukten, Fertigerzeugnissen und kulinarischen Spezialitäten ab. Ein umfangreiches Register auch mit fremdsprachigen Einträgen erschließt den gesamten Stoff und erleichtert das Nachschlagen.

Travels in Persia, 1673-1677

Author: Sir John Chardin
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486120716
Category: Travel
Page: 336
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Great travel classic offers a vivid portrait of 17th-century life at the court of the Shah: social customs, geography, soil and climate, trade, flora and fauna, and much more.

Missing Persians

Discovering Voices in Iranian Cultural History
Author: Nasrin Rahimieh,Judith Buber Agassi
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815627531
Category: History
Page: 191
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This work serves to articulate the disparate, dispersed, and displaced narratives of five Persian subjects. Its complex arguments show five figures' links to a stable Persian identity - complicated by their experiences of travel, exile, conversion, and social change.

Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia

Author: James Silk Buckingham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108042112
Category: History
Page: 566
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This two-volume 1829 work, reissued here from the 1830 reprint, describes Buckingham's journey from Baghdad to the Persian Gulf.

Early Adventures in Persia, Susiana, and Babylonia

Including a Residence Among the Bakhtiyari and Other Wild Tribes Before the Discovery of Nineveh
Author: Austen Henry Layard
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108043429
Category: History
Page: 516
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A remarkable travel narrative, published in 1887, describing cities, antiquities and lawless tribal regions of Persia in the 1840s.

Englischer Harem

Author: Anthony McCarten
Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG
ISBN: 3257603258
Category: Fiction
Page: 592
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Eine junge Frau zu ihren Eltern, untere Mittelschicht im Londoner Vorort: »Ich habe eine gute und eine schlechte Nachricht. Die gute: Ich heirate, die schlechte: Er ist Perser. Und übrigens: Er hat bereits zwei Frauen.« So beginnt ein provozierender Roman über Heimat, Kochen und die Faszination des Fremden ... und eine Liebesgeschichte wie keine andere – für diese Zeit.