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Cooking Middle Eastern

Modern Flavors of Arabia

Recipes and Memories from My Middle Eastern Kitchen: A Cookbook

by (author) Suzanne Husseini

photographs by Petrina Tinslay

Publisher
Random House Canada
Initial publish date
Oct 2012
Category
Middle Eastern, International, General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780449015612
    Publish Date
    Oct 2012
    List Price
    $29.95

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Modern Flavors of Arabia takes you on a culinary journey to the Middle East to explore a food culture that spans centuries. Each of the recipes will surprise and delight you and bring new colors, aromas and flavors to your table. Join Suzanne as she pays tribute to her mother's cooking and enjoy her refreshingly new take on the traditional--pilafs fragrant with herbs and spices, crepes speckled with pistachios and sweetened with rose syrup, scones enhanced with dates, orange and cardamom. Discover the secrets of perfect falafel, shawarma, and homemade labneh, and try other classic dishes such as kibbeh and fattouche. Recipes are arranged by Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Dessert and a whole chapter is dedicated to mezze. Suzanne's stories and ideas on how to serve each dish accompany the beautifully illustrated and easy-to-follow recipes.
 
Let Suzanne's refined Arabian cuisine inspire you. Fill your kitchen with the warm, exotic scents of the Middle East, and surprise yourself with how easy it is to create these mouthwatering delicacies at home.

About the authors

Awards

  • Short-listed, Gourmand World Cookbook Award – Arab Cuisine

Contributor Notes

SUZANNE HUSSEINI was the host of one of the most popular Arabic cooking shows in the Middle East. She is a regular contributor to several publications around the world and frequently travels internationally as a featured food presenter. Suzanne lives in Dubai and Ottawa with her husband and three children.
 
PETRINA TINSLAY's work as an internationally acclaimed photographer spans 20 years. She has more than 40 cookbooks to her credit, many of which have won major international awards.

Editorial Reviews

"Suzanne brings the colors and flavors of Arabia to your kitchen, with this inspired collection of recipes. Flipping through these pages will entice you to recreate and experience the magic of Middle Eastern cuisine."
—Lynn Crawford
 
"Suzanne demystifies rustic Middle Eastern dishes and adds her own distinctive twist in a way that is inspirational to any food lover."
—Bobby Chinn
 
"Suzanne's approach to Arabic cooking is truly refreshing in the fullest sense of the word. Her recipes are accessible and more than achievable and our hummus has never been better since we tried Suzanne's version!"
—Anna & Michael Olson