The New Persian Kitchen


Author: Louisa Shafia
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607743582
Category: Cooking
Page: 208
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This luscious and contemporary take on the alluring cuisine of Iran from cookbook author Louisa Shafia features 75 recipes for both traditional Persian dishes and modern reinterpretations using Middle Eastern ingredients. In The New Persian Kitchen, acclaimed chef Louisa Shafia explores her Iranian heritage by reimagining classic Persian recipes from a fresh, vegetable-focused perspective. These vibrant recipes demystify Persian ingredients like rose petals, dried limes, tamarind, and sumac, while offering surprising preparations for familiar foods such as beets, carrots, mint, and yogurt for the busy, health-conscious cook. The nearly eighty recipes—such as Turmeric Chicken with Sumac and Lime, Pomegranate Soup, and ice cream sandwiches made with Saffron Frozen Yogurt and Cardamom Pizzelles—range from starters to stews to sweets, and employ streamlined kitchen techniques and smart preparation tips. A luscious, contemporary take on a time-honored cuisine, The New Persian Kitchen makes the exotic and beautiful tradition of seasonal Persian cooking both accessible and inspiring.

The New Persian Kitchen


Author: Louisa Shafia
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 1607743574
Category: Cooking
Page: 199
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A sumptuous primer on the seasonal cuisine of Iran features dozens of recipes for traditional and modern dishes, demystifying unfamiliar ingredients while sharing healthy adaptations of such classic favorites as Jeweled Rice, Pomegranate Soup and Saffron Ice Cream. 10,000 first printing.

The Saffron Tales

Recipes from the Persian Kitchen
Author: Yasmin Khan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632867117
Category: Cooking
Page: 240
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A glorious celebration of the food and people of Iran, featuring stories from home kitchens and more than 80 delicious, modern recipes. "This is so much more than a compilation of recipes, gorgeous though they themselves are. This is a book that tells a story, both cultural and personal, and her voice is as engaging as her food." --Nigella Lawson "Barberries, fresh herbs, date molasses, dried limes, saffron; Yasmin's Persian pantry staples are a roll call of my favourite ingredients. Her recipes are a mouthwatering showcase of a beautiful country." --Yotam Ottolenghi "Not just a great cookbook but a book full of stories � a love letter to Iran and its people." --Diana Henry Armed with little more than a notebook and a bottle of pomegranate molasses, and fueled by memories of her family's farm in the lush seaside province of Gilan, British-Iranian cook Yasmin Khan traversed Iran in search of the most delicious recipes for this Persian cookbook. Her quest took her from the snowy mountains of Tabriz to the cosmopolitan cafés of Tehran and the pomegranate orchards of Isfahan, where she was welcomed into the homes of artists, farmers, electricians, and teachers. Through her travels, she gained a unique insight into the culinary secrets of the Persian kitchen, and the lives of ordinary Iranians today. In The Saffron Tales, Yasmin weaves together a tapestry of stories from Iranian home kitchens with exclusive photography and fragrant, modern recipes that are rooted in the rich tradition of Persian cooking. All fully accessible for the home cook, Yasmin's recipes range from the inimitable fesenjoon (chicken with walnuts and pomegranates) to kofte berenji (lamb meatballs stuffed with prunes and barberries) and ghalyieh maygoo (shrimp, coriander, and tamarind stew). She also offers a wealth of vegetarian dishes, including tahcheen (baked saffron and eggplant rice) and domaj (mixed herb, flatbread, and feta salad), as well as sumptuous desserts such as rose and almond cake, and sour cherry and dark chocolate cookies. With stunning photography from all corners of Iran and gorgeous recipe images, this lavish cookbook rejoices in the land, life, flavors, and food of an enigmatic and beautiful country.

Lucid Food

Cooking for an Eco-Conscious Life
Author: Louisa Shafia
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607742381
Category: Cooking
Page: 208
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Green Your Cuisine with Earth-Friendly Food Choices. With organic and seasonal cooking principles becoming ingrained in today’s kitchens, and new buzzwords including locavore and CSA steadily gaining traction, how do we integrate food politics into daily life in ways that are convenient, affordable, and delicious? Lucid Food offers more than eighty-five healthy, eco-oriented recipes based on conscientious yet practical environmental ideals. Sustainable chef and caterer Louisa Shafia demystifies contemporary food issues for the home cook and presents simple, seasonal dishes that follow nature’s cycles, such as Baby Artichokes with Fresh Chervil, Apricot Shortcake with Lavender Whipped Cream, and Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Soup. Her empowering advice includes how to source animal products ethically and responsibly, support local food growers, and reduce one’s carbon footprint through urban gardening, preserving, composting, and more. This cookbook celebrates the pleasures of savoring home-prepared meals that are healthful, honest, pure, additive-free, and transparently made, from the source to the table. From the Trade Paperback edition.

New Persian Cooking

A Fresh Approach to the Classic Cuisine of Iran
Author: Jila Dana-Haeri,Shahrzad Ghorashian,Jason Lowe
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1848855869
Category: Cooking
Page: 224
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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.

From a Persian Kitchen

Fresh Discoveries in Iranian Cooking
Author: Jila Dana-Haeri ,Shahrzad Ghorashian
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 178076801X
Category: Cooking
Page: 272
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The food of Iran is a riot of tastes and aroma, and is one of the great - but least known - cuisines of the world. With an emphasis on the use of seasonal ingredients, fresh herbs and fragrant spices, Jila Dana-Haeri here presents a unique guide to quintessential Persian cooking. The varieties of beautiful jewelled rice dishes, hearty winter dishes and crisp summer salads, showcase the diversity of Iranian regional cooking, from the sweet and sour flavours of the Northern Caspian Coast to the spicy and aromatic tastes of the South and the Persian Gulf. The complimentary mix of flavours - the fresh tartness of pomegranate seeds and the subtle perfume of saffron, tarragon, dill and fenugreek - create an array of mouth-watering recipes that are now, thanks to Dana-Haeri's contribution, accessible to cooks of all levels. This lavishly-illustrated cookbook offers an enticing selection of recipes for any occasion. It will be essential for all interested in expanding their cultural and culinary horizons.

The Persian Kitchen

Home Cooking from the Middle East
Author: Neda Afrashi
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781845332235
Category: Cookery, Iranian
Page: 191
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Persian Cooking.

From a Persian Kitchen

Authentic recipes and fabulous flavours from Iran
Author: Atoosa Sepehr
Publisher: Robinson
ISBN: 1472142195
Category: Cooking
Page: 240
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In this book author and photographer Atoosa Sepehr incorporates her mouthwatering traditional Iranian recipes with her own sumptuous photography. Born and brought up in Iran she came to work in the UK in 2007, but she never left behind the wonderful flavours of her family and childhood. Cooking these dishes for her family and friends over here has given her the passion to share the authentic, home cooked Persian cuisine with an international readership. The book contains traditional recipes handed down the generations, but converted to fit into Atoosa's busy life. They are delicious and easy to prepare, using ingredients you can get in any supermarket. 'Every time I cook a Persian dish, I feel connected to this long and varied history, knowing that despite changing geographical and political boundaries, Persian cuisine has survived and thrived, bringing people together, sharing and celebrating.' Atoosa Atoosa's Persian Kitchen is an impressively practical recipe book, but it is a photographic celebration of an entire country, too.

Recipes from My Persian Kitchen


Author: Nasreen Z. Zereshki
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1483427331
Category: Cooking
Page: N.A
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Throughout the world, Persian cuisine has a reputation for being among the most colorful, flavorful, and healthy. In Recipes from My Persian Kitchen, author and cooking teacher Nasreen Z. Zereshki shares recipes gleaned from different regions of Iran, land of the thirteenth-century poet Rumi. Filled with a creative blend of recipes, advice, and cultural treasures Recipes from My Persian Kitchen offers a diverse collection—from Grandmother’s Spinach to Wishing Soup. Zereshki, who learned to cook from her mother, grandmothers, and aunts, describes how to combine herbs, spices, and textures in artistic ways that appeal to the senses. Her stories of Wheatsprout Pudding—prepared in groups of women dancing, singing, and praying together through the night—provide insight into both the Persian culture and the food. R

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.

In a Persian Kitchen

Favorite Recipes from the Near East
Author: Maideh Mazda
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462900607
Category: Cooking
Page: 176
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Much more than just a Middle Eastern cookbook, In a Persian Kitchen offers a look at a rich culinary culture in delightful detail. With colorful notes that reflect her family's traditions, Maideh Mazda offers readers the possibility of creating the delicate flavors of Persian cuisine. Maideh prioritizes economy and availability of ingredients, while at the same time offering wholly authentic recipes for such delicacies as: Pomengranate Sauce Ashe Reshte, a hearty beef noodle and lentil soup scented with cinnamom Ashe Torsh, a delicate dried fruit soup with cinnamon and mint And many more… Notes on preparation and reflections on her experience of Persian food and eating customs growing up in a traditional Azerbijian household make this book "a pleasure to read" —The New York Times.

Persian Cookbook


Author: Shadi Hasanzadenemati
Publisher: Rockridge Press
ISBN: 9781623157630
Category:
Page: N.A
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From the kitchens of Persian families to your dining table, with The Enchantingly Easy Persian Cookbook you ll enjoy easy-to-follow recipes that achieve the vibrant flavors of authentic Persian cuisine. Yogurt, eggplant, lamb kebabs, saffron rice if you have ever dined in a Persian restaurant then you know how rich, tantalizing, and satisfying Persian cuisine is. Yet many assume that making favorites, like Pomegranate and Walnut Stew or Saffron Syrup Cake, is too difficult to do at home. Shadi HasanzadeNemati grew up in the kitchen of her Persian mother and can still remember being mesmerized by the sweet aromas of saffron and cinnamon. Inspired by her family s heirloom recipes, Shadi has created a collection of simple, straightforward takes on authentic Persian favorites that are accessible enough for beginners, yet still fun for more seasoned cooks. The Enchantingly Easy Persian Cookbook brings the savory comforts and mystical essence of Persian home cooking to your dining table. The step-by-step instructions in this Persian cookbook make it easier than ever to create classic Persian mainstays in your own home. In this uniquely simple Persian cookbook, you ll find: 100 recipes specifically designed to make Persian cooking fun and stress-free for beginners A handy how-to guide for preparing basic Persian ingredients such as de-seeding pomegranates, making saffron-water, drying limes, and storing fresh herbs Practical grocery shopping recommendations for Persian pantry staples like cardamom and sumac, plus useful photos for identifying unique ingredients such as ghee and clotted cream Helpful labels that indicate each recipe s level of difficulty, plus worth the wait labels for dishes that require more time Tried-and-true tips and tricks to make Persian cooking easier and more successful Memory sidebars that accompany especially treasured recipes, describing Shadi s most cherished recollection connected to that dish With the ease and simplicity of The Enchantingly Easy Persian Cookbook you ll have more fun (and less stress) as you find the magic in new Persian fare, and rediscover the enchantment of recipes you already love. "

New Food of Life

Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies
Author: Najmieh Batmanglij
Publisher: Mage Pub
ISBN: N.A
Category: Cooking
Page: 440
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This is a treasury of 240 classical and regional Iranian recipes. 120 colour photographs intertwined with descriptions of ancient and modern ceremonies, poetry, folk tales, travelogue excerpts, and anecdotes make New Food of Life not just a collection of recipes but also an introduction to Persian art and culture. Each recipe is presented in a format that is brilliantly logical and marvellously easy-to-follow. You will learn how to cook rice, the jewel of Persian cooking, simply yet deliciously. And by combining it with a little meat, fowl, or fish, vegetables, fruits, and herbs, you'll have a balanced diet -- colourful, yet healthy, simple yet exotic. Iranian festivals, ceremonies, and celebrations, together with the menus and recipes associated with them are described in detail: from the ancient winter solstice celebration, Yalda, or the "sun's birthday," which is the origin of such Western holidays as Christmas and Halloween, to the rituals and symbolism involved in a modern Iranian marriage. Like a magnificent Persian carpet, 1,000 years of Persian literature and art have been woven into the book. Food-related pieces from such classics as the 10th century Book of Kings, and 1,001 Nights to the miniatures of Mir Mussavar and Aq Mirak, from the poetry of Omar Khayyam to the humour of Mulla Nasruddin are all included. Now with the ingredients for Iranian food available in most US cities, "New Food of Life" makes accessible one of the world's oldest -- yet least known -- culinary traditions where the first recipes were written 4,000 years ago in a cuneiform script on clay tablets.

Food of Life

A Book of Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies
Author: Najmieh Batmanglij
Publisher: Mage Pub
ISBN: 9780934211277
Category: Cooking
Page: 246
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Sirocco

Fabulous Flavors from the Middle East
Author: Sabrina Ghayour
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0451495306
Category: Cooking
Page: 240
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Journey to the Middle East and Mediterranean with alluring recipes from Sabrina Ghayour, dubbed “the golden girl of Persian Cookery” by The Observer, in the highly anticipated follow-up to her bestselling debut cookbook, Persiana. Sirocco highlights the use of simple pantry staples and striking flavor combinations to transform everyday dishes. From eye-catching salads to indulgent sweets, each of Ghayour’s recipes is a vibrant addition to the modern home cook’s table.

Bottom of the Pot

Persian Recipes and Stories
Author: Naz Deravian
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250190762
Category: Cooking
Page: 384
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Like Madhur Jaffrey and Marcella Hazan before her, Naz Deravian will introduce the pleasures and secrets of her mother culture's cooking to a broad audience that has no idea what it's been missing. America will not only fall in love with Persian cooking, it'll fall in love with Naz.” - Samin Nosrat, author of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: The Four Elements of Good Cooking Naz Deravian lays out the multi-hued canvas of a Persian meal, with 100+ recipes adapted to an American home kitchen and interspersed with Naz's celebrated essays exploring the idea of home. At eight years old, Naz Deravian left Iran with her family during the height of the 1979 Iranian Revolution and hostage crisis. Over the following ten years, they emigrated from Iran to Rome to Vancouver, carrying with them books of Persian poetry, tiny jars of saffron threads, and always, the knowledge that home can be found in a simple, perfect pot of rice. As they traverse the world in search of a place to land, Naz's family finds comfort and familiarity in pots of hearty aash, steaming pomegranate and walnut chicken, and of course, tahdig: the crispy, golden jewels of rice that form a crust at the bottom of the pot. The best part, saved for last. In BOTTOM OF THE POT, Naz, now an award-winning writer and passionate home cook based in LA, opens up to us a world of fragrant rose petals and tart dried limes, music and poetry, and the bittersweet twin pulls of assimilation and nostalgia. In over 100 recipes, Naz introduces us to Persian food made from a global perspective, at home in an American kitchen.

Campfire Cuisine

Gourmet Recipes for the Great Outdoors
Author: Robin Donovan
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594740855
Category: Cooking
Page: 192
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Here is a guide for lovers of both good food and the great outdoors. Campers wax rhapsodic about the pleasures of communing with nature while resigning themselves to eating unsatisfying foods around the campfire. Campfire Cuisine changes all that. It offers over 100 simple but inspired meals. Such dishes as Coconut Shrimp, Grilled Eggplant Parmesan and Baked Chocolate Bananas can be cooked at a campsite using fresh foods and never relying on canned, prepared or freeze-dried products.

Cooking My Way Back Home

Recipes from San Francisco's Town Hall, Anchor & Hope, and Salt House
Author: Mitchell Rosenthal,Jon Pult
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607740788
Category: Cooking
Page: 272
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A collection of 100 of Mitchell Rosenthal's personal recipes for Southern-inspired comfort food with a California influence. In Cooking My Way Back Home, Mitchell Rosenthal delivers the same warmth, personality, and infectious enthusiasm for sharing food as can be found at his wildly popular San Francisco restaurants, Town Hall, Anchor and Hope, and Salt House. With his trademark exuberance and good humor, Mitchell blends Southern-inspired comfort food with urban sophistication and innovation, for exciting results. Reflecting on the classics (Shrimp Étouffée), updating regional specialties (Poutine), elevating family favorites (Chopped Liver), and reveling in no-holds-barred, all-out indulgences (Butterscotch Chocolate Pot de Crème) are what’s on order in this collection of 100 imaginative and irresistible recipes. Like a good friend offering up a platter of freshly fried Oysters Rémoulade, these robust, full-flavored recipes are impossible to refuse. From the Hardcover edition.

A Kitchen in France

A Year of Cooking in My Farmhouse
Author: Mimi Thorisson
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0804185603
Category: Cooking
Page: 304
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With beguiling recipes and sumptuous photography, A Kitchen in France transports readers to the French countryside and marks the debut of a captivating new voice in cooking. "This is real food: delicious, honest recipes that celebrate the beauty of picking what is ripe and in season, and capture the essence of life in rural France." —Alice Waters When Mimi Thorisson and her family moved from Paris to a small town in out-of-the-way Médoc, she did not quite know what was in store for them. She found wonderful ingredients—from local farmers and the neighboring woods—and, most important, time to cook. Her cookbook chronicles the family’s seasonal meals and life in an old farmhouse, all photographed by her husband, Oddur. Mimi’s convivial recipes—such as Roast Chicken with Herbs and Crème Fraîche, Cèpe and Parsley Tartlets, Winter Vegetable Cocotte, Apple Tart with Orange Flower Water, and Salted Butter Crème Caramel—will bring the warmth of rural France into your home. From the Hardcover edition.