Paula Wolfert's name is synonymous with revealing the richres of authentic Mediterranean cooking, especially the cuisine of Morocco. In The Food of Morocco, she brings to bear more than forty years of experience of, love of, and original research on the traditional food of that country. The result is the definitive book on Moroccan cuisine, from tender Berber skillet bread to spiced hariria (the classic soup made with lentils and chickpeas), from chicken with tangy preserved lemon and olives to steamed sweet and savoury breast of lamb stuffed with couscous and dates. The recipes are clear and inviting, and infused with the author's unparalleled knowledge of this delicious food. Essays illuminate the essential elements of Moroccan flavour and emphasise the accessibility of once hard-to-find ingredients such as saffron, argan oil and Moroccan cumin seed.
"The Food of Morocco gives you the real taste of a country that has one of the worlds most diversified cuisines. Join our culinary journey from the souks of Marrakech to the home kitchens of Rabat, through to the tea houses of Casablanca, and the extravagant banquets of Fez, and discover the food that defines todays Moroccan cooking: crispy briouats with seafood, a rich and fragant lamb tangine, or deliciously sweet honey cakes."--Publisher.
Stunning location photography and a fascinating introduction to the culture of Morocco makes this book the perfect companion for your adventure into Moroccan cuisine. This beautifully crafted Moroccan cookbook features over 60 recipes from all over Morocco. Moroccan cuisine has been influenced by interactions and exchanges with other nations and cultures over the centuries. This Moroccan cooking book contains sections that cover basic recipes, breads, pastries, appetizers, soups, side dishes, poultry, meat, seafood, desserts, and drinks. This unique collection of over 60 recipes reveals the treasures of regional Moroccan food. Discover all-time favorites like Caraway Soup, Slow-Cooked Lamb Stews, Spicy Salads, Flat Breads, sublime desserts, and, of course, Mint Tea–the national drink. Authentic Recipes from Morocco, a collection of delicious recipes—with explanations of special ingredients and easy-to-follow steps—will help bring the flavors of this fabled kingdom to your very own home. Delicious Moroccan recipes include: Fresh Fava Bean Salad Goat Cheese Pastries Moroccan Caraway Soup Chicken with Apricot Sauce and Pine Nuts Lamb Stuffed with Couscous and Dates Veal with Crisp-Fried Cauliflower Baked Fish Stuffed with Almonds and Dates Almond Crescents Green Mint Tea
Exotic spices will permeate your kitchen as you cook up these mouth-watering recipes from Morocco and other North African countries. Savour the sweet, rich aromas of roasted meats and tagines, the Mediterranean influences of salads and vegetables, and the syrupy delights of sweet desserts.
Cumin is considered just as important as salt and pepper and is served at the Moroccan meal right alongside them. Author Barbara Sheen treats readers to a scrumptious blend of geography, history, health, daily life, celebrations, and customs of Morocco. Sidebars feature engaging country factoids as well as a number of recipes with easy-to-follow directions. Readers will be enchanted by the bright colors, enticing aromas, and unique flavors of Morocco.
Since it was first published in 1973, Couscous and Other Good Food from Morocco has established itself as the classic work on one of the world’s great cuisines, and in 2008 it was inducted into the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame. From the magnificent bisteeyas (enormous, delicate pies composed of tissue-thin, buttery layers of pastry and various fillings) to endless varieties of couscous, Paula Wolfert reveals not only the riches of the Moroccan kitchen but also the variety and flavor of the country itself. With its outstanding recipes, meticulous and loving research, and keen commitment to the traditions of its subject, this is one of those rare cookbooks that are as valuable for their good reading as for their inspired food.
The ultimate gift for the food lover. In the same way that 1,000 Places to See Before You Die reinvented the travel book, 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die is a joyous, informative, dazzling, mouthwatering life list of the world’s best food. The long-awaited new book in the phenomenal 1,000 . . . Before You Die series, it’s the marriage of an irresistible subject with the perfect writer, Mimi Sheraton—award-winning cookbook author, grande dame of food journalism, and former restaurant critic for The New York Times. 1,000 Foods fully delivers on the promise of its title, selecting from the best cuisines around the world (French, Italian, Chinese, of course, but also Senegalese, Lebanese, Mongolian, Peruvian, and many more)—the tastes, ingredients, dishes, and restaurants that every reader should experience and dream about, whether it’s dinner at Chicago’s Alinea or the perfect empanada. In more than 1,000 pages and over 550 full-color photographs, it celebrates haute and snack, comforting and exotic, hyper-local and the universally enjoyed: a Tuscan plate of Fritto Misto. Saffron Buns for breakfast in downtown Stockholm. Bird’s Nest Soup. A frozen Milky Way. Black truffles from Le Périgord. Mimi Sheraton is highly opinionated, and has a gift for supporting her recommendations with smart, sensuous descriptions—you can almost taste what she’s tasted. You’ll want to eat your way through the book (after searching first for what you have already tried, and comparing notes). Then, following the romance, the practical: where to taste the dish or find the ingredient, and where to go for the best recipes, websites included.
Discover Spain's culture and cuisine Claudia Roden has spent five years researching and writing about the food of Spain, resulting in this definitive, passionate and evocative cookbook which takes in the different regions and looks at the history, the people and the culture at the heart of this country, and at that which binds it all together - the delicious food and recipes passed down through generations. From simple, rustic tapas and delicately flavoured soups, to elaborate celebratory dishes served on silver platters and cakes and desserts each with a story to tell, this is the book about Spain to learn from and to cook from.