An Edible Mosaic: Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair

An Edible Mosaic: Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair

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ISBN-13: 9780804842761
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 11/06/2012
Edition description: Hardcover with Jacket
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 469,965
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Faith Gorsky fell in love with Middle Eastern cuisine when she spent six months living in Damascus. Her Syrian mother-in-law, who happens to be a master cook, was a willing teacher and patient guide. During the past six years, Faith has visited the Middle East four different times, each time expanding her passion and knowledge for both the cuisine and culture of the region. Combining her love for writing and cooking, Faith started her successful and wildly popular food blog, An Edible Mosaic (www.AnEdibleMosaic.com) and in two years has built a following of fans that love both her food and her writing. She cooks, writes and lives in Upstate New York.

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An Edible Mosaic: Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
VickyVK More than 1 year ago
My order arrived on time and in great condition!
SandrasBookNook More than 1 year ago
Though a long time fan of ethnic cuisine, my education in Middle Eastern fare has been sketchy at best, so I was delighted to get a chance to cook from and review this cookbook. The cover photo alone made my mouth water and made me want to dive in! I was somewhat surprised that the cover photo was of chicken kebabs--not something you'd necessarily expect from a book like this. I would have expected beef or lamb, but not chicken! My girls thought it looked amazing, so I thought I'd make some for supper--until it came to the spices. I don't have a Middle Eastern store handy, so I headed to the front of the book to make the Chicken Spice Mix myself. I ended up sitting there laughing as I would have to make 5 different batches of spice mix to finally get the Chicken Spice Mix!! While the spices weren't necessarily hard to find, they aren't necessarily spices I have right at hand, either. Therefore, the Chicken Kebabs still sit on my "to make" list, and we moved on. Meat Sautéed with Leeks (Bellasia) gets a definite thumbs up as does the Zucchini Fritters, and Sesame Seed Breads. The Spiced Shawarma Chicken Wraps have gone the way of the Chicken Kebabs for now as I haven't been able to find the fenugreek yet, and I'm not willing to purchase online and probably pay more for shipping than the spice itself. However, it is definitely on my "to make" list as well. Overall, this is a great book. I did lower the rating a bit as there are definitely some harder-to-find ingredients that make cooking some of the recipes a bit of a challenge. However, I do highly recommend this book. I received a copy of "An Edible Mosaic" from Tuttle Publishing for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago