Middle Eastern Home Cooking

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full-color photos throughout
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Discover how simple it can be to create the tantalizing flavors of Arabia and the Mediterranean with this beautifully illustrated Middle Eastern cookbook.

With beautifully illustrated easy-to-follow recipes, Middle Eastern Home Cooking is the perfect guide for cooks of all abilities. It features a mouth-watering selection of dishes that make use of the region's amazing array of spices and flavors. Recipes cover an area that stretches from Turkey in the west to Afghanistan in the east. Natural foods such as cereal grains, dried beans, nuts, yogurts, and vegetables make up the core of the very healthy Middle Eastern cuisine.

Also included are a comprehensive introduction to the region's cuisine, utensils, and ingredients, as well as step-by-step food preparation, time-tested hints and cooking techniques.

Delicious Middle Eastern recipes include:
  • Tabouleh
  • Chicken and Orange with Sweet Rice
  • Lamb and Okra
  • Stuffed Tomatoes
  • Figs in Syrup
  • A range of flavorsome coffees
Filled with beautiful photography, Middle Eastern Home Cookingbrings the exotic flavors of Middle Eastern cooking to the home kitchen.

About the Author:
Tess Mallos has a wealth of cooking experience. She has worked as a cooking consultant for over 30 years, developing recipes, writing books and magazine articles and preparing food for photography and on television. Among the many books she has written are The Greek Cookbook, The Complete Middle East Cookbook, The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook and The Bean Cookbook. Born in Australia of Greek parents, Tess has an outstanding knowledge of food and cooking from Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries. She has traveled extensively and spent many years researching the recipes of the region. Her talent lies in the ability to take traditional dishes and make them not only healthy and delicious, but easy to cook, thoroughly accessible and enjoyable for the home cook.