Tastes of North Africa: Recipes from Morocco to the Mediterranean

Tastes of North Africa: Recipes from Morocco to the Mediterranean

by Sarah Woodward, Gus Filgate
     
 

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When, over a thousand years ago, the Moors of North Africa conquered the lands around the Mediterranean, they brought with them foods which were to influence Western cooking for years to come. Spices from the caravan trade, rice from India, citrus fruit, eggplants, spinach, and sugar cane were all introduced to Spain, Portugal, Sicily, and Provence by the Arab

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When, over a thousand years ago, the Moors of North Africa conquered the lands around the Mediterranean, they brought with them foods which were to influence Western cooking for years to come. Spices from the caravan trade, rice from India, citrus fruit, eggplants, spinach, and sugar cane were all introduced to Spain, Portugal, Sicily, and Provence by the Arab invaders, and they still dominate the table today. With nearly 100 recipes for traditional and contemporary dishes, Tastes of North Africa celebrates the rich culinary legacy of an ancient people.

Editorial Reviews

House & Garden
A glorious book, with a huge array of recipes and superb photos.
Sunday Times
One of the years must–haves for the kitchen shelf.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781807258
Publisher:
Hippocrene Books, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.55(w) x 9.85(h) x 0.70(d)

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