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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I am particularly thankful for being introduced to orange blossom water from this book. Published October 31st by Knopf first published October 27th The actual recipes, especially the Lebanese ones are magnificent.

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From Turkey, a highly sophisticated cuisine that dates back to the Ottoman Empire yet reflects many new influences today: Gorgeous photos and the print looks nice. Mrs Roden continued to write about food with a special interest in the social and historical background of cooking. What I’ve made so far: There are charming directions like “roast the eggplants in the hottest oven. Inshe won the Glenfiddich Trophy, the top prize in the Glenfiddich Awards. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

Her method for making couscous results in claudiw fluffiest, tastiest couscous ever. There’s a fair number of fairly simple regional recipes in this book, some of them as noted in the text keep well so the are good singles fare. And folks — thats’ where the good stuff lives: This is a truly amazing cookbook that I highly recommend to lovers of Middle Eastern food. Waves of people leaving Egypt and passing through London came to see us on arabesqur way to new homelands.


From Turkey, a highly sophisticated cuisine that dates back to the Ottoman Empire yet reflects many new influences today: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Good ingredients paired with her straightforward methods just can’t go wrong. So far, I’ve tried two things The grocery store has to stock more eggplant to keep up with how much of it I am roasting for these recipes. I liked how she noted the differences btwn the various cuisines.

Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon by Claudia Roden

Now, in her enchanting new arabseque, Arabesqueshe revisits the three countries with the most exciting cuisines today—Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon. Interweaving history, stories, and her own observations, she gives us of the most delectable recipes: Learn more about Amazon Prime. I haven’t made every recipe, but the ones I have are so delicious.

One thing I did enjoy about the recipes in this cookbook is that they use similar ingredients in many of the recipes. If I see a copy of this at a used book store, I will probably buy it. Dec 13, James rated it atabesque liked it Shelves: What are you currently working on? One person found this helpful. More than just a great cookbook.

It lacks nutritional information and measures are imprecise but that’s in keeping with the spirit of the book. Her other books are OK but always useful — esp her culinary tour of Italy.


I checked this out as an e-book through my library’s subscription to Overdrive. The star dish for us was the chicken buried in vermicelli.

As expected, another gem from Roven Roden. I actually love accurate universal measurements, rosen I prefer this one. What she writes about Turkey — the demographic shift, the culinary traditions and the cultural pretences makes a lot of culinary sense in the light of what may be offered in your locale.

There are a million different amazing dips and spreads. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

A good overview of the cooking of North Africa and Lebanon. I’ve started using pomegranate molasses in so many non-Lebanese qrabesque that I wonder how I managed without it for so long. Photos give a fast idea of ingredients and also presentation, it’s a helpful visual. Unfortunately, no nutritional information is published with the recipes.

Jul 07, Firefly rated it it was amazing. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Couscous and Other Good Food from Morocco.