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A New Book of Middle Eastern Food Claudia Roden

A New Book of Middle Eastern Food By Claudia Roden

A New Book of Middle Eastern Food by Claudia Roden


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As well as writing cookbooks and presenting cooking shows on the BBC, the author is also a cultural anthropologist based in the United Kingdom. This title features a collection of recipes from the subtle, spicy, varied cuisines of the Middle East, ranging from inexpensive but tasty peasant fare to elaborate banquet dishes.

A New Book of Middle Eastern Food Summary

A New Book of Middle Eastern Food: The Essential Guide to Middle Eastern Cooking. As Heard on BBC Radio 4 by Claudia Roden

'Meticulously collected, compellingly assembled, lovingly told ... informative, delectable and incredibly useful' Yotam Ottolenghi

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 . . . As heard on BBC Radio 4's new 5-part series.

First published in 1968, Claudia Roden's bestselling classic Book of Middle Eastern Food revolutionized 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 countries including Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Greece and Morocco.

Inside there's a delicious array of dishes to try: Hot Stuffed Vine Leaves, Sweet and Sour Aubergine Salad, Courgette Meatballs, Persian Lamb, Moroccan Tagine with Fruit and Honey, Hummus, Tabbouleh, Turkish Delight and Coconut Orange Blossom and Lemon Cake.

Now in this beautiful new edition, Roden's timeless work will continue to inform and inspire as the next generation of cooks discovers its riches.

'Roden's great gift is to conjure up not just a cuisine but the culture from which it springs' Nigella Lawson

A New Book of Middle Eastern Food Reviews

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 ... -- Simon Schama
Claudia Roden's writing has the fascination of her conversation. Her books are treasure-houses of information and mines of literary pleasures * Observer *
Roden's great gift is to conjure up not just a cuisine but the culture from which it springs -- Nigella Lawson
Beyond the evocative stories and buoyant style ... there is always information ... meticulously collected, compellingly assembled, lovingly told ... informative, delectable and incredibly useful -- Yotam Ottolenghi

About Claudia Roden

Claudia Roden is a cookbook writer and anthropologist based in the UK. She grew up in Cairo and studied in both Paris and London.

She has published multiple bestsellers including the international award-winning The Book of Jewish Food, and she revolutionised Western attitudes to Middle Eastern cuisines in 1968 with her bestselling cookbook, A Book of Middle Eastern Food.

Aside from her writing career Roden has presented cookery shows on the BBC and she is co-chair of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery.

Additional information

GOR001251093
9780140465884
014046588X
A New Book of Middle Eastern Food: The Essential Guide to Middle Eastern Cooking. As Heard on BBC Radio 4 by Claudia Roden
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1986-10-30
560
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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