Claudia Roden's A Book of Middle Eastern Food is your ultimate cookbook and guide to the rich and exotic recipes of the Middle East . . .
'Meticulously collected, compellingly assembled, lovingly told . . . Informative, delectable and incredibly useful' YOTAM OTTOLENGHI
'Roden's great gift is to conjure up not just a cuisine but the culture from which it springs' NIGELLA LAWSON
When it first published, Claudia Roden's bestselling classic Book of Middle Eastern Food revolutionised Western attitudes to the cuisines of the Middle East.
Containing over 500 modern and accessible recipes that are brought to life with enchanting stories, memories and culinary wisdom, this book takes readers on a cook's tour of the Middle East, including Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Greece and Morocco.
Inside there's a delicious array of dishes to enjoy, including . . .
· Hot Stuffed Vine Leaves
· Sweet and Sour Aubergine Salad
· Courgette Meatballs
· Persian Lamb
· Moroccan Tagine with Fruit and Honey
· Hummus & Tabbouleh
· Turkish Delight
· Coconut Orange Blossom and Lemon Cake.
Now in this beautiful new edition, Roden's timeless work continues to inform and inspire as the next generation of cooks discovers its riches.
Claudia Roden is no more a simple cookbook writer than Marcel Proust was a biscuit baker. She is, rather, memorialist, historian, ethnographer, anthropologist, essayist, poet ...
Claudia Roden's writing has the fascination of her conversation. Her books are treasure-houses of information and mines of literary pleasures
Roden's great gift is to conjure up not just a cuisine but the culture from which it springs
Beyond the evocative stories and buoyant style ... there is always information ... meticulously collected, compellingly assembled, lovingly told ... informative, delectable and incredibly useful