Filled with tantalising flavours from all around the Arab world, this stunning collection of recipes is delightfully organised by main ingredients and adorned with gorgeous photography and fascinating stories.
A one-of-a-kind collection of original contemporary recipes from across the Arab world from acclaimed author Reem Kassis.
The Arabesque Table takes inspiration from the traditional food of the Arab world, weaving Reem Kassis's cultural knowledge with her contemporary interpretations of an ancient, remarkably diverse cuisine. She opens up the world of Arabic cooking today, presenting a mosaic of 130 delicious, accessible home recipes - from simple salads to flavorful mains and fragrant desserts.
Organized by primary ingredient, her narratives formed by her experiences and influences bring the dishes to life, as does the book's vivid photography.
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 30 mm
As featured in the Guardian, The Observer Food Monthly, The Wall Street Journal and The Atlantic
New York Times Best Cookbooks of 2021, from NYT Cooking Family
'The Arabesque Table is full to the brim with dishes which are rooted in tradition and at the same time creatively (and deliciously!) transcend it. It is wonderful!' - Yotam Ottolenghi
'A dazzling set of recipes.' - Nigel Slater
'Expands the focus to the cross-cultural culinary history of the Arab world.' - NPR Fresh Air
'Reem Kassis's cookbooks tells of her Palestinian family, while giving a modern twist to such dishes as fatteh, lentil soup and pistachio cake.' - Observer Food Monthly
'Reem Kassis's latest book weaves together history, memoir and recipes to bring the diverse food cultures of the contemporary Arab world to life.' - National Geographic Traveller FOOD
'130 historically-traced, contemporary recipes from the Arab culture, beautifully bolstered with personal anecdotes and a fusing of the past and present.' - Forbes
'This book is as historically informative as it is useful for recipe inspiration... If hospitality is about creating memories and stories, there are enough tales in here to keep readers entertained and educated.' - The Caterer
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