Author: Joumana Accad
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
Release Date: 2014-09-02
Joumana Accad, creator of the blog TasteOfBeirut.com, is a native Lebanese, a trained pastry chef, and professional caterer. In her debut cookbook, the The Taste of Beirut, she shares her heritage through exquisite food and anecdotes, teaching anyone from newbies to foodies how to master traditional Lebanese cuisine. With over 150 recipes inspired by her Teta (grandmother) in their family's kitchen, Accad captures the fabulous flavors of the Middle East and makes them completely accessible to home cooks. Each recipe features step-by-step instructions, Accad's warm teaching style, and breathtaking color photographs that will make mouths water
Savory, heart-healthy Lebanese recipes from a renowned chef The cuisine of Lebanon epitomizes the best of the Mediterranean diet, which is highly regarded for its positive health benefits. Abounding in vegetables, grains, fresh herbs and spices, poultry, and lamb, it yields meals replete with robust, earthy flavors. In Classic Lebanese Cuisine, Chef Kamal Al-Faqih presents 170 dazzling recipes that reflect the full breadth of authentic Lebanese cuisine. Featuring favorites such as baba ghannouj, tabbouli, and kibbi, this book also presents Al-Faqih's signature classics, like London broil layered with pita and garlic yogurt, and heart-healthy fire-roasted wheat with lamb. With step-by-step instructions accompanied by full-color photographs throughout, this book makes Lebanese cuisine accessible to everyone who seeks to reproduce their favorite flavors and dishes—from the merely curious to more experienced cooks.
Straight from the eastern shores of the Mediterranean, chef and creator of the first farmers' market in Beirut, Kamal Mouzawak brings you healthy and inspiring dishes, featuring classic Lebanese ingredients. From one of the region's most rich and diverse cultures, learn to make food, not war. Lebanese Home Cooking is a mouthwatering cookbook that teaches traditional Lebanese home cooking with regional and religious variation. You won't find these authentic recipes in many Middle-Eastern restaurants! With over 50 gorgeous recipes including kebbeh, mehsheh, tabikh, mujadara, and mouaa'janat, you'll have amazing and exciting homecooked meals in no time. "To me, the Souk is the epitome of what it means to 'have guts'. Despite bombings and unrest in their city, the market continues to not just function, but to flourish - celebrating culture, cuisine and agriculture. It's very existence is as an act of resistance against sectarian violence." - Rene Redzepi "Lebanese culture served on a plate." CNN "If I was surprised, it was at what Kamal is doing at Souk el Tayeb, bringing cooks from different social, political and regional sectors." - Chef Anthony Bourdain
Author: Julie Ann Sageer
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Release Date: 2017-06-06
Since she was six years old, Julie Ann Sageer (nicknamed Julie Taboulie by her close-knit family) has had a passion for cooking the meals of her Lebanese heritage. Just like in her Emmy-nominated cooking show Cooking with Julie Taboulie, each of her recipes comes with hands-on instructions, tips, and tricks for making homemade Middle Eastern dishes using heaps of fresh, seasonal ingredients. Here you’ll find dishes that range from classics like falafel, shawarma, and (of course) taboulie, to warming Bazilla—a stew of tomato, green pea, and lamb—to honey and rosewater-infused desserts. In these 125 recipes, you’ll learn how easy it is to make such Lebanese staples as fresh labneh (strained yogurt) and how to put together your own delicious, multi-purpose spice mixes. In addition to the delicious meat and chicken dishes, Lebanese cuisine offers a wide variety of vegetarian, pescatarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes, usually with no substitutions whatsoever! Every chapter includes a multitude of dishes for eaters of all kinds and preferences, from meat-lovers to veggie-heads and everything in between.
Author: Mary Laird Hamady
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
Release Date: 1995-01
One of the glories of Middle Eastern cuisine is that once the basics are mastered, it becomes easy to put together meals for 40 or 50 people. The definitive book on Lebanese regional food, "Lebanese Mountain Cookery" provides an important and beautiful resource for anyone interested in the history and practice of Middle Eastern cooking.
Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 Cookbooks for Spring 2015 Pomegranates and pistachios. Floral waters and cinnamon. Bulgur wheat, lentils, and succulent lamb. These were the lush ingredients of Maureen Abood’s childhood, growing up as a Lebanese-American in Northern Michigan. As an adult, Maureen was able to use her culinary expertise to revisit the recipes she was reared on, and give them a contemporary American take. She first chronicled her riffs on traditional cuisine in her popular blog, Rose Water and Orange Blossoms. She now shares more than 100 of her innovative and classic Lebanese recipes in this cookbook of the same name. Taking a seasonal, ingredient-focused approach, Maureen presents irresistible dishes that will delight readers who yearn for evocative flavors and healthful components. Recipes include Pistachio Crusted White Fish, Stone Fruit Salad with Flower Waters and Shaved Coconut, and Spiced Sweet Bread with Rose Water Milk Glaze. Weaved throughout are Maureen’s stories of her Lebanese upbringing, her travels, and life in a lakeside Michigan town. Rose Water and Orange Blossoms is a celebration of Middle East cuisine, and of using tradition as a springboard for newly delicious dishes.
In the 1960s Claudia Roden introduced Americans to a new world of tastes in her classic A Book of Middle Eastern Food. Now, in her enchanting new book, Arabesque, she revisits the three countries with the most exciting cuisines today—Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon. Interweaving history, stories, and her own observations, she gives us 150 of the most delectable recipes: some of them new discoveries, some reworkings of classic dishes—all of them made even more accessible and delicious for today’s home cook. From Morocco, the most exquisite and refined cuisine of North Africa: couscous dishes; multilayered pies; delicately flavored tagines; ways of marrying meat, poultry, or fish with fruit to create extraordinary combinations of spicy, savory, and sweet. From Turkey, a highly sophisticated cuisine that dates back to the Ottoman Empire yet reflects many new influences today: a delicious array of kebabs, fillo pies, eggplant dishes in many guises, bulgur and chickpea salads, stuffed grape leaves and peppers, and sweet puddings. From Lebanon, a cuisine of great diversity: a wide variety of mezze (those tempting appetizers that can make a meal all on their own); dishes featuring sun-drenched Middle Eastern vegetables and dried legumes; and national specialties such as kibbeh, meatballs with pine nuts, and lamb shanks with yogurt. Claudia Roden knows this part of the world so intimately that we delight in being in such good hands as she translates the subtle play of flavors and simple cooking techniques to our own home kitchens.
More than just a collection of recipes, Lebanese Cuisine offers a richly detailed portrait of the crown jewel of Middle Eastern cuisine. Short-listed for the prestigious Andre Simon award in England, it has garnered rave reviews from both sides of the Atlantic.
Author: Ramzi Choueiry
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2012-10-01
World-renowned chef Ramzi Choueiry revolutionized Arab cuisine and raised its standards on the international culinary stage. Known for being Lebanon?s first television chef and always having a bright smile on his face, Chef Ramzi now shares his finest and tastiest recipes in The Arabian Cookbook, which combines traditional dishes with a personal twist. With an introduction by Swedish chef Bo Masser and exquisite photographs by Bruno Ehrs, this comprehensive cookbook should be in every cook?s collection. Filled with a bountiful range of appealing dishes, the book features simple recipes that will make preparing these delectable meals as enjoyable as consuming them. From classics like baba ghanoush, hummus, falafel, and baklava to the more exotic dishes such as dolmades stuffed with rice, squid in ink, sour chicken with sumac and walnuts, and fig marmalade with grape molasses, these tasty recipes bring the Arab culture right to your kitchen. Experience Arab cuisine with traditional dishes from Lebanon, Morocco, Iraq, and Egypt, and delight in the rich textures, appetizing aromas, and delicious flavors. These fifty-five recipes, ranging from appetizers, dips, and main courses to desserts and pastries, are perfect for those wishing to broaden their culinary expertise, as well as beginners who want to whip up some easy and delicious Arab dishes.
Author: Melissa King
Publisher: The Experiment
Release Date: 2015-01-13
“An essential resource.”—Alana Chernila, author of The Homemade Pantry Your all-in-one guide to making creamy milks, velvety butters, and satisfying treats from almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, and more! DIY Nut Milks, Nut Butters & More brings nut power to the people with more than 50 recipes for homemade nut milks and butters—along with delicious, whole-food snacks and desserts that put them to use. Inside you’ll even find tasty ideas for using the leftover nut pulp! You’ll discover all sorts of goodies inside, including: Strawberry Brazil Nut Milk Rich and Creamy Pistachio Butter Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Almond Butter and Jelly Muffins Peanut Butter Cup Granola Salted Honey Cashew Truffles Tropical Protein Smoothie Chocolate Peanut Butter Chunk Ice Cream These decadent yet straightforward recipes use simple ingredients that are most likely already in your pantry. Even better—every dish is gluten-free and vegan, and most are grain-free, too. Filled with smart advice, helpful tips, and fabulous recipes, this is your ultimate guide to homemade nut milks, nut butters, and beyond.
The popularity of Yotam Ottolenghi's Jerusalemhas celebrated Middle Eastern cuisine to new heights now it is time for America to ride the wave to Lebanese cuisine with Hussein Dekmak's The Lebanese Cookbook. Hussein welcomes you with open arms to his country's food and traditionswith over 100 delicious, authentic recipes to cook at home. With its emphasis on fresh ingredients and aromatic spices, Lebanese food offers a healthy abundance of vegetables, olive oil, garlic, fish, lamb, chicken and grains. The cookbookcaters for all tastes and appetites with chapters on Soups, Salads, Hot and Cold Starters, Main Dishes, Barbecues, and Sweets and Drinks. The recipes are very straightforward and use basic ingredients from an Eggplant and Tomato Moussaka to Artichoke Hearts with Lamb to Lebanese Chile Fish.You will not be disappointed with the depth of flavors and alluring aromas in this beautifully photographed cookbook. Don't be surprised when you find yourself dreaming of the mountains of Lebanon off the village of Bayesour, where Hussein had once collected tea leaveswith his mother as a young boy. Fall in love with the traditional lentil soup or his mom's version of it and reap the secrets of a small village's medicinal concoctions. Hussein is happy to share the food that has nourished himself and his family for generations "
A survey of Lebanese cooking traditions presents a host of authentic recipes, ranging from eggplant lamb stew and lentil soup to falafel sandwiches, rice pilaf, and stuffed zucchini, accompanied by detailed nutritional information, helpful cooking tips, a