Middle Eastern Home Cooking: Quick, Easy, Delicious Recipes to Make at Home

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Discover how simple it can be to create the tantalizing flavors of Middle Eastern cuisine in your own kitchen. With beautifully illustrated easy-to-follow recipes, Middle Eastern Home Cooking is the perfect guide for cooks of all abilities.

This cookbook features a mouth-watering selection of dishes that make use of the region's amazing array of spices and flavors. Also included are a comprehensive introduction to the region's cuisine, utensils, and ingredients, as well as ...

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Overview

Discover how simple it can be to create the tantalizing flavors of Middle Eastern cuisine in your own kitchen. With beautifully illustrated easy-to-follow recipes, Middle Eastern Home Cooking is the perfect guide for cooks of all abilities.

This cookbook features a mouth-watering selection of dishes that make use of the region's amazing array of spices and flavors. Also included are a comprehensive introduction to the region's cuisine, utensils, and ingredients, as well as step-by-step food preparation, time-tested hints and cooking techniques.

You will find an amazing assortment of tempting recipes in the pages of this book, including:

  • Tabouleh
  • Chicken and Orange with Sweet Rice
  • Lamb and Okra
  • Stuffed Tomatoes
  • Figs in Syrup
  • A range of flavorsome coffees
Filled with beautiful four-color photography, Middle Eastern Home Cookingbrings the exotic flavors of Middle Eastern cooking to the home kitchen.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780794650148
  • Publisher: Periplus Editions (HK) ltd.
  • Publication date: 12/28/2002
  • Series: Essential Asian Kitchen Series
  • Edition description: Hardcover with Jacket
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 787,937
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Tess Mallos has a wealth of cooking experience. She has worked as a cooking consultant for over 30 years, developing recipes, writing books and magazine articles and preparing food for photography and on television. Among the many books she has written are The Greek Cookbook, The Complete Middle East Cookbook, The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook and The Bean Cookbook. Born in Australia of Greek parents, Tess has an outstanding knowledge of food and cooking from Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries. She has traveled extensively and spent many years researching the recipes of the region. Her talent lies in the ability to take traditional dishes and make them not only healthy and delicious, but easy to cook, thoroughly accessible and enjoyable for the home cook.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 8
Ingredients 14
Step-by-step techniques 18
Step-by-step Grapevine leaves
Step-by-step Handling phyllo
Step-by-step Baked pastry rolls
Step-by-step Drained yogurt
Appetizers 26
Tahini sauce
Parsley and tahini sauce
Yogurt and cucumber dip
Eggplant and tahini puree
Stuffed grapevine leaves
Chickpea patties
Chickpea and sesame puree
Soups 36
Meatball soup
Lentil and Swiss chard soup
Red lentil soup
Cold yogurt soup
Salads 42
Bulgur and parsley salad
Village salad
Tomato salad
Toasted bread salad
Beet with garlic sauce
White bean salad
Seafood 50
Braised octopus and onions
Fish with tomato-herb sauce
Fish balls
Baked fish with hot chili sauce
Fish curry
Mussel pilaf
Spiced shrimp and rice
Chicken 60
Circassian chicken
Roast stuffed chicken
Pot roasted chicken
Skewered grilled chicken
Orange rice with chicken
Meat 68
Meatballs in tomato sauce
Moussaka
Stuffed onions
Lamb kebabs with yogurt marinade
Roast lamb
Lamb chops with pasta
Lamb with dried fruit
Preparing kibbe
Kibbe balls in yogurt
Baked kibbe
Lamb with okra
Preparing okra
Vegetables 86
Artichokes with fava beans
Stuffed tomatoes
Spinach and eggs
Herb omelet
Stuffed eggplants
Green beans in oil
Baked mixed vegetables
Chickpeas with spinach
Cabbage rolls
Rice and grains 100
Turkistan carrot pilaf
Bulgur pilaf
Rice pilaf
Steamed rice
Steamed crusty rice
Saffron rice
Rice with onion
Desserts and sweets 106
Figs in syrup
Almond cream pudding
Date crescents
Shortbread cookies
Nut pastries
Almond baklava
Semolina cake
Yogurt cake
Coffee 118
Kafes
Turk kahvesi
Qishr
Qahwi
Qahwat
Glossary 120
Bibliography 124
Index 125
Guide to weights & measures 128
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