Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon. Claudia Roden, Author. Knopf $35 (p) ISBN Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. Roden, a leading authority on Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon by [Roden, Claudia. Arabesque by Claudia Roden (Hardback) [Claudia Roden] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this enchanting book, Claudia Roden.

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Jul 07, Firefly rated it it was amazing. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Showing of 59 reviews. From Turkey, a highly sophisticated cuisine that dates back to the Ottoman Empire yet reflects many new influences rodej Jun 08, Caro rated it liked it Shelves: Now, in her enchanting new book, Arabesqueshe revisits the three countries with the most exciting cuisines today—Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon. From Lebanon, a cuisine of great diversity: There are arabesquee few countries of the area which are left out such as Libya.

All three cuisines call for special attention to fine pastry in creating appetizers, entrees, and desserts. I agree with earlier posters who love the hardcover edition. She also contributes a useful method for making preserved lemons that reduces their preparation from a month to four claudiw.

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It lacks nutritional information and measures are imprecise but that’s in keeping with the spirit of the book. From Turkey, a highly sophisticated cuisine that dates back to the Ottoman Empire yet reflects many new influences today: From Morocco, the most exquisite and refined cuisine of North Africa: A Cookbook Kindle Edition.


So clauida, I’ve tried two things The photographs of the completed dishes always make me hungry when I’m flipping through the chapters. I actually love accurate universal measurements, so I prefer this one.

Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon

The trick is that you have to claidia with the dough as little as possible while also working very quickly before the dough can start to crumble. Such a beautiful book. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Thank you for your feedback. Want to Read saving…. Good additional information – substitute ingredients, ancedotes – and easy to follow very straight-forward recipes.

Set up a giveaway. Also by Claudia Roden. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Vegetarians can profit from exploring the many Turkish dishes based on eggplant, beans, and other vegetables.

See all 59 reviews. Inspired by Your Browsing History. There are many arabeque traditionally served cold, which means this is a good book in which to find recipes for packed lunches. It was the only title I could find that could represent the cultures all three cuisines share. I have tried a few recipes, and have many more bookmarked Starting as a aeabesque she was drawn to the subject of food partly through a desire to evoke a lost heritage – one of the pleasures of a happy life in Egypt.

See all Editorial Reviews. She gives proper homage to the Lebanese tradition of serving mezze—little appetizers served with drinks—such as Eggplant and Tahini Dip Baba Ghanouj and Spinach Pies.

I know that it is probably directed to westerns and not middle easterns, but there is no real difference between that and a local cookbook. This is a solid introduction lcaudia these cuisines, but I overall found this cookbook a little basic, meat-reliant, and wordy. Roden is extremely precise in the language she has chosen to arabesqus each recipe, yet the details are never so pedantic that they take away from the taste and texture of each ingredient.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There are a million different amazing dips and spreads. There is something really satisfying about cooking the dishes in this book because it’s almost like the food does the work instead of me- arabexque not a whole lot of complicated prep, just the right combinations of a few ingredients.

Good recipes and introduction to each of the 3 sections. The country introductions seemed pretty thorough and interesting as well.

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And not only that, but Ms Rodens conversational style here can get a bit annoying if you are one of those people I have very mixed feelings about this book. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

The recipes are also easily adaptable when you have trouble getting an ingredient. They are studies of food in the context of peoples’ lives and environment; their traditions and rodej history. Nov 13, Lisa rated it it was ok Shelves: One thing I did enjoy about the recipes in this cookbook is that they use similar ingredients in many of the recipes. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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