New Persian Cooking: A Fresh Approach to the Classic Cuisine of Iran

New Persian Cooking: A Fresh Approach to the Classic Cuisine of Iran

by Jila Dana-Haeri, Shahrzad Ghorashian
     
 

From pomegranate soup to saffron ice cream, the subtleties of Persian cuisine and its unique mix of flavors are unlike any other style of cooking. The traditional emphasis on the use of seasonal ingredients and the importance of a complementary mix of herbs, vegetables, meat, fish, fruit, and spices make for fresh, modern meals based on flavor profiles that have

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From pomegranate soup to saffron ice cream, the subtleties of Persian cuisine and its unique mix of flavors are unlike any other style of cooking. The traditional emphasis on the use of seasonal ingredients and the importance of a complementary mix of herbs, vegetables, meat, fish, fruit, and spices make for fresh, modern meals based on flavor profiles that have been used for centuries. This highly illustrated cookbook offers an enticing introduction to traditional Persian cuisine through recipes and ingredients accessible to the everyday cook. As a medical doctor, Jila Dana-Haeri has adapted traditional Persian recipes for today’s more health-conscious readers and cooks. Featuring beautiful photographs by award-winning food photographer Jason Lowe, this book is essential for the at-home culinary explorer.

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"New Persian Cooking ... sheds light on Persian cooking's unique approach to technique and flavor, with easy-to-find ingredients and clear instructions." -- The Denver Post
 

"Whether it’s her khoreshts (Persian casseroles) or kooftehs (meatballs), the ingredients are fresh (lots of herbs), lean (minimal use of fats and oils) and flavorful" -- Culinarialibris.blogspot.com

"In this book, [the authors] serve up dozens of authentic – and tasty – traditional Persian dishes." -- Lucy Knox, Tribune

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848855861
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
04/26/2011
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.84(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.96(d)

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