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Tamarind & Saffron

Favourite Recipes from the Middle East

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Tamarind & Saffron by Claudia Roden
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This comprehensive cookbook has recipes drawn from many Middle Eastern countries, including Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Algeria and Iran for every occasion, from simple snacks or "mezze" to grand feasts. It also includes classics of Middle Eastern cuisine, little-known regional specialities, homely everyday foods and even special vegetarian dishes. The book is designed to complement Claudia Roden's "A Book of Middle Eastern Food", and should provide an introduction to Middle Eastern cookery for the general reader.

Author Biography

Claudia Roden was born and brought up in Cairo, but was educated in Paris and in London, where she has lived for many years. Widely admired as both a great cook and a fine writer, she has written classic works on Middle Eastern food and Mediterranean cookery, including the award-winning The Book of Jewish Food, and, most recently, The Food of Italy. Claudia Roden was born and brought up in Cairo. She finished her education in Paris and later studied art in London. Starting as a painter she was drawn to the subject of food partly through a desire to evoke a lost heritage - one of the pleasures of a happy life in Egypt. The local delight in food, like the light, colour and smells and the special brand of hospitality, warmth and humour, has left a permanent impression. With her bestselling classic, A Book of Middle Eastern Food (Penguin 1970, revised edition A New Book of Middle Eastern Food, 1985), first published in 1968, Claudia Roden revolutionised Western attitudes to the cuisines of the Middle East. Her intensely personal approach and her passionate appreciation of the dishes delighted readers, while she introduced them to a new world of foods, both exotic and wholesome. The book received great critical acclaim, and the publication of the enlarged edition was enthusiastically welcomed. Mrs Roden has continued to write about fo
Release date NZ
November 2nd, 2000
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Books Ltd
Pages
224
Dimensions
181x244x15
ISBN-13
9780140466942
Product ID
1683995

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