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Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon by Claudia Roden
There are similarities in the recipes of these countries but each has it’s own version of the various dishes and they can be significantly different.
Claudia Roden was brought up in Cairo. Dec 15, Crystal rated it arabssque liked it Shelves: It inspires one to get in the kitchen and get tactile and messy.
Each section has a little overview of each of the lands featured in the book. Found three recipes I want to try: The photos alone are worth browsing the entire book. It is well written, both in terms of recipes and the various Middle Eastern cultures. From Lebanon, a cuisine of great diversity: There are charming directions like “roast the eggplants in arbesque hottest oven.
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From Lebanon, a cuisine of great diversity: Claudia Roden knows this part of the world so intimately that we delight in being in such good hands as she translates the subtle play of flavors and simple cooking techniques to our own home kitchens. Waves of people leaving Egypt and passing through London came to see us on their way to new homelands. December 18, Sold by: Claudia Roden knows this part of the world so intimately that we delight in being in such good hands as she translates the subtle play of flavors and simple cooking techniques to our own home kitchens.
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. I also rarely alter her recipes, which, for me, is a rare thing. There are some hard-to-find specialty ingredients such as sumac or preserved lemon. Is this feature helpful? It is divided into sections by country and also has great photos and information about the food and customs.
The star dish for us was the chicken buried in vermicelli. I wanted a discussion on Turkish food — my current passion — and Roden delivers with her usual flare for a well placed anecdote.
Refresh and try again. Since I’m on a reduced calorie diet, I was pleased to find that most of the recipes I tried weren’t spoiled by using half roxen even a quarter as much oil as recommended.
An incredibly beautiful book – wonderful photographs and lovingly designed. There are a few countries of the area which are left out such as Libya. The Food of Spain. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Share aeabesque thoughts with other customers.
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I’ve started using pomegranate molasses in so many non-Lebanese dishes I picked up this book at the library for the Lebanese recipes, but I had to renew it in order to try some of the Moroccan and Turkish dishes, too. She was born in in Cairo, Egypt, so she knows her stuff –and teaches it through the book–and has several other beautiful cookbooks on the market.
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While I wouldn’t keep this for my shelves, I would definitely borrow it from the arabesue again. They are studies of food in the conte Claudia Roden has been my mentor for 40 years. One of my favourites.
Roden triumphs again, this time with a closer look at three different traditions within Arab cuisine: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Maybe that is why arabesqye dishes have more than two tablespoons of olive oil in a serving! I am a beginner to Middle Eastern cooking, and I would have liked to see more photos of the finished dishes. So are the bits about Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon. Now, in her enchanting new book, Arabesqueshe revisits the three countries with the most exciting cuisines today—Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon.
Feb 24, Elizabeth Theiss rated it really liked it Shelves: I plan to keep trying recipes, although I suspect I’ll mostly stick with the mezze kinda like tapas rather than the main courses.