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The Complete Middle East Cookbook

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The food of the Middle East is known for its diverse flavors and colors. Now you can enjoy all of these titillating meals in the comfort of your own home!

Tess Mallos shows us how to produce delectable meals from the fascinating cultures of the Middle East, with recipes carefully tested and set out in easy to follow steps. Many of the dishes are illustrated, in 80 superb p
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Paperback, 470 pages
Published March 15th 2007 by Tuttle Publishing (first published September 1st 1980)
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Zaynaz
Jul 23, 2014 Zaynaz rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I've been a fan of this book for years now- I borrowed an older copy from my aunt and used it so much I ended up buying a more current edition (so my cousin could have her mother's copy back). This is an excellent introduction to the Middle Eastern cuisines. I've tried several recipes from all the chapters and haven't had a failure yet. This book introduced me to a couple of recipes that are firm favorites (like lubia bi zeit and aush) and my go to picnic dish- the batata kibbeh recipe. It inclu ...more
Natashya KitchenPuppies
The Complete Middle Eastern Cookbook is a comprehensive course on Middle Eastern cooking and flavours, divided by region. It is big and beautiful and packed with all the information and delicious recipes you need to master Middle Eastern cooking in your own home. Originally published in 1977, it has become the go-to bible on Mid East cuisine. Prepare to wake up your tastebuds!

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Jenine
Nov 02, 2011 Jenine rated it really liked it
I got this book years ago, and have barely scratched the surface. There are loads of recipes in it from many countries, and it's interesting to see how many recipes are similar but with each country's unique 'twist' that makes them unique.
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Jan 03, 2016 Liam rated it really liked it
wow its so big and good
Barbra Quade
Great recipes. I use this cookbook often.
Emily Crow
Sep 17, 2013 Emily Crow rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Every recipe I have cooked from this book has been amazing.
Bax
Jun 10, 2008 Bax added it
loaned this one to the wife's cousin to get the lowdown from an enthusiastic proponent of Persian cooking.
Esti
Feb 05, 2008 Esti rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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The recipes are easy to follow, our family favorite from this book is the meatballs (kofta), super delicious !!!
Sana Abdulla
Jan 21, 2016 Sana Abdulla rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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NO cookbook is ever complete, especially one that covers many many countries as this one does, but this book does a pretty good job, also includes Greek, Cypriot and Armenian recipes.
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