Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons: Enchanting dishes from the Middle East, Mediterranean and North Africa

Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons: Enchanting dishes from the Middle East, Mediterranean and North Africa

by Diana Henry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784721572
Publisher: Octopus Books
Publication date: 05/03/2016
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Diana Henry writes regularly for the Telegraph, in particular her weekly column in Stella magazine, and is a frequent broadcaster on BBC Radio 4. She has won many awards for her work, most recently the 2015 Guild of Food Writers Cookery Book of the Year and Cookery Journalist of the Year, and the Fortnum & Mason Cookery Writer of the Year (2015). She is the author of a number of bestselling cookbooks including A Bird in the Hand, A Change of Appetite, Salt Sugar Smoke, Roast Figs Sugar Snow, and Cook Simple. She lives in north London with her partner and two children.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

The Spice Trail: cardamom, chilli, cinnamon, cumin, ginger, coriander, pimentón and saffron 8

Fragrance of the Earth: lavender, rosemary, thyme, and oregano 26

A Bowl of Fresh Herbs: parsley, cilantro, dill, haul, and mint 40

Sweet Cloves and Liquid Gold: garlic, olives, and olive oil 54

The Sweet and the Sour: honey and vinegar 72

Of Sea and Salt: anchories, bottarga, and salt cod 84

Plundering the Stores: almonds, hazelnuts, pine nuts, and dried fruits 92

Fruits of Longing: figs, quinces, pomegranates, and dates 108

Curds and Whey: yogurt, feta, and ricotta 128

Food From the Hearth: flabreads 146

Pith and Skin: oránges and lemons 158

Heaven Scent: flowers and flower waters 176

Index 191

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