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The Middle Eastern Kitchen: A Book of Essential Ingredients with Over 150 Authentic Recipes Ghillie Basan

The Middle Eastern Kitchen: A Book of Essential Ingredients with Over 150 Authentic Recipes

Ghillie Basan

Published
ISBN : 9781856266086
Paperback
240 pages
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The culinary traditions of the Middle East have always been enriched by the incredibly diverse and often turbulent passages of this regions history. In a unique melting pot of Persian, Islamic and Ottoman influences, with a sprinkling of theMoreThe culinary traditions of the Middle East have always been enriched by the incredibly diverse and often turbulent passages of this regions history. In a unique melting pot of Persian, Islamic and Ottoman influences, with a sprinkling of the Byzantine and Roman legacies also thrown in, The Middle Eastern Kitchen represents cooking and hospitality raised to the level of a fine art and pleasure and invites you to wholeheartedly join in. Whether delicate and spicy, aromatic and fragrant or scented and syrupy, Ghillie Basans dishes celebrate the Middle East as the worlds famous trading mecca - where Africa, Asia and Europe always met, traded and fused with unparalleled cultural diversity. From Turkey to the Yemen, and Egypt to Iran, The Middle Eastern Kitchen contains over 150 authentic recipes and gives real insight into the customs and cultures of the Middle East. Each ingredient has its own section, from chickpeas and pomegranates to lesser-known orchid roots and melokhias, with information on its appearance and taste, how it grows or is manufactured and its culinary and medicinal uses, together with two or three specialty recipes. and the mouthwatering Palestinian Bread with Chicken and Sumac or the Hot Chickpea Puree will have you reaching for the pots and pans.