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Apricots on the Nile: Memories of a Lost Egypt (Paperback)
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Apricots on the Nile: Memories of a Lost Egypt (Paperback)

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Paperback 160 Pages / Published: 19/04/2004
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A James Beard Award-winning journalist presents a combination memoir and cookbook in which she describes growing up in French colonial Egypt and presents a richly exotic collection of recipes that blend a variety of cultural influences. Originally published as Memories of a Lost Egypt. Reprint. 25,0

Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9780743475617
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 212 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 9 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Daily News" (New York)

[E]ngrossing not just for its lovely style of writing but because Rossant's life has been so unusual and interesting. And getting the recipes for some of the dishes she reminisces about is an added bonus!


"Chicago Tribune"

�Y�ou'll find vicarious pleasure in reading about this gourmet's life.


"The New York Times"

Her memories are vividly rendered, infused with piquant tastes and smells....Nostalgia for the Egypt of Rossant's childhood pervades this charming book.


Alice Waters

This is the kind of writing about food that stimulates your senses

and connects you to the important traditions of the table....I am enchanted by this memoir.


"Daily News" (New York)

�E�ngrossing not just for its lovely style of writing but because Rossant's life has been so unusual and interesting. And getting the recipes for some of the dishes she reminisces about is an added bonus!


The New York Times Her memories are vividly rendered, infused with piquant tastes and smells....Nostalgia for the Egypt of Rossant's childhood pervades this charming book.
Chicago Tribune [Y]ou'll find vicarious pleasure in reading about this gourmet's life.
Daily News (New York) [E]ngrossing not just for its lovely style of writing but because Rossant's life has been so unusual and interesting. And getting the recipes for some of the dishes she reminisces about is an added bonus!

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