A book of Middle Eastern food

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Knopf; [distributed by Random House], Sep 12, 1972 - Cooking - 453 pages
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A guide to Middle Eastern cooking that contains an assortment of recipes for both traditional and modern dishes as well as providing a background on the history and lore of specific foods

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I have known for some time about the updated version but didn't become curious about it until recently. For one thing, I wasn't cooking from this book, which is perhaps all to the good as many of the ... Read full review

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The original book 'Middle Eastern Food' was one of the first cookery books I ever bought. I moved onto this as soon as it came out and it is still one of my favourite books. As well as having great recipes it also a good read with history and folk tales in between the recipes. Read full review


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Author Claudia Roden was raised in Cairo, Egypt, where she was deeply involved in the Jewish traditions of her family. Roden's recollection of girlhood, The Book of Jewish Food: An Odyssey from Samarkand to New York, won the James Beard Foundation Award for Kitchen Aid Cookbook of the Year. Her other books include Coffee: A Connoisseur's Companion and A Book of Middle Eastern Food.

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