In this richly written, deeply inspired cookbook, celebrated food writer Claudia Roden covers the cuisines of three key players in its culture: Morocco, Turkey and. In the s Claudia Roden introduced Americans to a new world of tastes in her classic A Book of Middle Eastern Food. Now, in her. lay down, using the book he had just finished sheep than from books,” he answered. During the two abashed, and said.

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Open Tsste See a Problem? Nov 18, Caroline rated it liked it Shelves: There are plenty of nonmeat dishes in this book to make vegans downright giddy. Turkish food is my favourite cuisine – I first visited Turkey in and found it difficult to persuade people that it was better than Greek food – then popular because of travel and migration to Australia.

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Preview — Arabesque by Claudia Roden. Jan 13, Matthew Gatheringwater rated it really liked it Shelves: Bittman’s How to Cook Everything, on the other hand, is more like a textbook. From Morocco, the most exquisite and refined cuisine of North Africa: Roden lives in London. Recommended for food historians and those who like to cook delicious ethnic food. In my first book I put recipes from the various countries of the Middle East and North Africa together partly because this reflected my world in Egypt, which at the time was a mixed community of people from around those regions.

Maybe that is why some dishes have more than two tablespoons of olive oil in a serving! May 07, Hirondelle rated it liked it Shelves: Turkey is especially exciting, since it is a cuisine to which Americans have had little exposure. Jul 31, Lesli rated it really liked it Shelves: A note to readers: My library Help Advanced Book Search. The photos alone are worth browsing the entire book.


Good recipes and introduction to each of the 3 sections. She travels extensively as a food writer.

‘Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, & Lebanon’

Oct 30, Rachel rated it liked it Shelves: It was the only title I could find that could represent the cultures all three cuisines share. I enjoyed that this cookbook had recipes from three different Middle Eastern regions.

Quite a nice collection of recipes from Turkish, Moroccan and Middle Eastern cuisines. It inspires one to get in the kitchen and get tactile and messy. Claudia Roden was born and raised in Cairo. I like to use different spices and aromatics for particular dishes. It is divided into sections by country and taete has great photos and information about the food and customs. I have tried a few recipes, and have many more bookmarked I highly recommend this book.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There are 93 stunning color photographs to seduce the reader and visually reinforce the dishes. Everything I’ve tried so far has turned out well.

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I just wanted to let people know that you’re missing out on the amazing illustrations and book design if you get this as an e-book. It is well written, both in terms of recipes and the various Middle Eastern cultures. Interweaving history, stories, and her own observations, she gives us of the most delectable recipes: I was happy to discover that Arabesque wasn’t checked out. Jul 07, Firefly rated it it was amazing.


On one hand it is quite pretty, modern-looking, a simple introduction to these 3 cuisines and there quite a few recipes in here I mean to try. I have very mixed feelings about this book. She completed her formal education in Paris and then moved to London to study art. I am particularly thankful for being introduced to orange blossom water from this book. Apr 19, Pam rated it really liked it Shelves: Inspired by Your Browsing History.

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Jun 04, Dave Riley rated it it was amazing Shelves: Also as people are o more familiar with these cuisines, I felt they would be interested in finding out more and in trying new recipes from the countries I was revisiting. This failing is made up for in this book. Get the hard copy! The food issue of the New Yorker had a profile of Claudia Roden, which led me to head to go out and get a library card.

Inshe won the Glenfiddich Trophy, the top prize in the Glenfiddich Awards. Twste the free press, so we can support Austin. Published October 31st by Knopf first published October 27th It is used for design, such as in Moorish ceramics and damask cloth, and also in music and dance.

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