Arabesque has ratings and 63 reviews. Dave said: Claudia Roden has been my mentor for 40 years. Her Book of Middle Eastern Food has been my. Results 1 – 30 of 65 Arabesque by RODEN, CLAUDIA and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Can anyone compare Claudia Roden’s Arabesque cookbook to the New Book of Middle Eastern Food? I saw a copy of Arabesque at the store.

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Also by Claudia Roden. What are your favorite spices to cook with? I love this book, I have used a lot of the vlaudia and each one I have tried has been great. I was blessed to know what each recipe looks like! To call her work ‘cookbooks’ is both a misnomer and to sell them short. The text was interesting, and the receipes looked yummy. See all books by Claudia Roden. Unequivocally one of the best recipe books I have used.

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I wanted a discussion on Turkish food — my current passion — and Roden delivers with her usual flare for a well placed anecdote. From Morocco, roeen most exquisite and refined cuisine of North Africa: May 07, Hirondelle rated it liked it Shelves: Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. As she said in an interview with Moment Magazine”When my publishers and I were first discussing [ Arabesque ], they wanted three or four countries to focus on. On one hand it is quite pretty, modern-looking, a simple introduction to these 3 cuisines and there quite a few recipes in here I mean to try.


Can’t wait to attempt Lahma Bel Ajeen and most of the salads. From Lebanon, a cuisine of great diversity: Bittman’s How to Cook Everything, on the other hand, is more like a textbook. The photos are beautiful enough to make this a coffee table book. From Lebanon, a cuisine of great arabessue In two and a half pages about this tiny yellow grain, she encapsulates centuries of history and cultural exchange. They are studies of food in the conte Claudia Roden has been my mentor for 40 years.

I highly recommend this book. I thought it would be difficult, but it turned out really well. Many of the recipes are illustrated with beautiful photos.

Mar 15, Kay rated it really liked it. Photos give a fast idea of ingredients and also presentation, it’s a helpful visual.

I am a beginner to Middle Eastern cooking, and I would rodrn liked to see more photos of the finished dishes. That is how I get ideas, and techniques. I am particularly thankful for being introduced to orange blossom water from this book. A good overview of the cooking of North Africa and Lebanon. Slate logo Sign In Sign Up.

Recipes from Arabesque

It is divided into sections by country and also has great photos and information about the food and customs. Refresh and try again. Roden is also particularly adept at identifying how culinary influences are linked to politics. Oct 04, Eileen rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I’ve started using pomegranate molasses in so many non-Lebanese dishes I picked up this book at the library for the Lebanese recipes, but I had to renew it in order to try some of the Arabesqje and Turkish dishes, too.


And folks — thats’ where the good stuff lives: Checked this out for the Moroccan recipes and ended up copying about a dozen that sound delicious and not too difficult. I have adabesque a few recipes, and have many more bookmarked I’ve made a few recipes from this, and mostly they’ve turned out well.

Inspired by Your Browsing History. But I like to go over a cookbook cover to cover. There are a few countries of the area doden are left out such as Libya. The trick is that you have to work with the dough as little as possible while also working very quickly before the dough can start to crumble. Jun 08, Caro rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Preview — Arabesque by Claudia Roden. Apr 19, Pam rated it really liked it Shelves: In the past 50 years, she relates, Middle Easterners have spread out across the world—Turks in Germany, North Africans in France, and Lebanese in Latin America—bringing their food and culture with them.

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