Claudia Roden


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Cairo, Egypt
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Claudia Roden was brought up in Cairo. She finished her education in Paris and later studied art in London. Starting as a painter 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.
With her bestselling classic, A Book of Middle Eastern Food, first published in 1968, Roden revolutionized Western attitudes to the cuisine of the Middle East. Her intensely personal approach and her passionate appreciation of the dishes delighted readers, while she introduced them to a new world of foods, both exotic and wholesome. The book received great critical acclaim.
Mrs Roden continued to write about food with a special interest in the social and historical background of coo
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Average rating: 4.15 · 6,455 ratings · 220 reviews · 26 distinct worksSimilar authors
The New Book of Middle East...

4.12 avg rating — 3,299 ratings — published 1968 — 9 editions
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Arabesque: A Taste of Moroc...

4.09 avg rating — 1,548 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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The Book of Jewish Food: An...

4.38 avg rating — 808 ratings — published 1996 — 7 editions
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The Food of Spain

4.26 avg rating — 352 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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Claudia Roden's the Food of...

4.26 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 1990 — 10 editions
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Tamarind  Saffron: Favourit...

4.10 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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A Book of Middle Eastern Food

4.43 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 1968 — 6 editions
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A Middle Eastern Feast

3.92 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Mediterranean Cookery Tie In

4.15 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1920 — 5 editions
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Invitation to Mediterranean...

4.05 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1997 — 5 editions
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