The Middle East is steeped in rich culinary traditions and this new collection, featuring recipes from food writer and UK MasterChef contestant Rukmini Iyer, showcases regional cooking at its very best. Deceptively simple yet full of flavour, these recipes are easy to follow and accessible for cooks new to Middle Eastern cooking. The Middle Eastern Kitchen offers simple, modern, and authentic dishes, including cinnamon-spiced kofte and tagines, pomegranate-strewn salads, jeweled rice dishes, and pastries and desserts infused with cardamom and honey. The depth, complexity, and variety of the food and cooking styles in The Middle Eastern Kitchen are truly extraordinary and will inspire all your senses.
Rukmini Iyer is a food writer and food stylist. She left her career in the law to compete on the UK's MasterChef 2013, and then trained as a pastry chef at Tom Kitchin's Michelin-starred restaurant The Kitchin. She now works doing what she loves best: cooking, writing, and styling food.