A Lebanese Feast Of Vegetables Pulses Herbs And Spices

Author: Mona Hamadeh
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1845285808
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This cornucopia of delicious vegetable recipes has been assembled by the author of Everyday Lebanese Cooking. It focuses on those recipes that make Lebanese cuisine one of the healthiest in the world because of the huge variety of vegetarian dishes on which it is based. Vegetable and pulse dishes are what most Lebanese prefer to eat most of the time. This book includes, of course, the famous mezze and speciality sweets and also peasant food from the rural mountains, traditional dishes from the north and south along the Mediterranean coast, and street food including the familiar Falafel wraps. These are affordable recipes that often turn only a few simple ingredients into a delicious meal with a stunning combination of flavours. The majority of these dishes are suitable for vegans as dairy and eggs are seldom used in cooking.

Spice Odyssey

Author: Cariema Isaacs
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
ISBN: 1432309951
Size: 63.12 MB
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From the author and chef of Cooking for my father in My Cape Malay Kitchen, comes a cookbook that chronicles her adulation and reverence for spices. Cariema Isaacs’s affinity for spices emanates from her Cape Malay heritage and time spent cooking and baking in her grandmother’s kitchen in Bo-Kaap, the Cape Malay Quarter in Cape Town. Thus, at a very early age she understood the tastes derived from cumin and coriander, the pungency of fennel, cloves and star anise, and the piquancy of chilli powder, cayenne pepper and masala blends. Spice Odyssey showcases a multitude of beautifully written recipes with some familiar spices from her Cape Malay heritage and fresh aromatics from her travels to India, Turkey, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and the Middle East.

The Healthy Lebanese Family Cookbook

Author: Mona Hamadeh
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472138708
Size: 76.45 MB
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'As Mona Hamadeh's two previous books are already a staple in our house, I have been waiting eagerly for the release of her new title and I was not disappointed. This new book is a beautiful continuation of the author's previous achievements, a loving tribute to Lebanese cuisine, culture and lifestyle . . . a must for everyone who strives to bring more life, joy and flavour into their kitchen' Elena Lebanese food has the reputation of being amongst the healthiest in the world. It combines the staple ingredients of Mediterranean diet with an abundance of fresh vegetables and super foods and includes whole grains, pulses, herbs and spices, fruit and nuts, olive oil, together with protein sources, such as poultry, fish and dairy. This book will ensure you make great tasting food that is healthy and nutritious for the whole family.

The High Speed Blender Cookbook

Author: Carolyn Humphries
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472136497
Size: 22.44 MB
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This book will show you how you can use it to whip up the most velvety, vitalising smoothies and drinks, even using tough, fibrous raw vegetables. You will be able to quickly make AND heat up nutritious soups and sauces and, amazingly, produce perfectly frozen, fabulous, ice creams and sorbets in minutes. It will also show how you can use your blender as a food processor, too, for chopping or mixing ingredients and making - to name but a few - fresh, vibrant salsas; fast-kneaded doughs; light, airy batters; even-textured minced mixtures; quick-mix cakes and bakes; effortless ground spice pastes; and even your own flours. if you want a gadget that's amazingly versatile, stunningly efficient and easy to clean, then why not make it a high-speed blender? You'll be able to whiz up drinks, sustaining soups, dips, and spreads, omelettes, bakes, desserts, in fact just about everything you need to make in next to no time, using the freshest ingredients with very little effort.

Everyday Family Recipes For Your Combination Microwave

Author: Carolyn Humphries
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 147213561X
Size: 70.97 MB
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This book will give you the knowledge and confidence to creat complete meals for every time of day and occasion - quickly. It will also teach you how to bake great cakes and breads, and make simple snacks and side dishes. Many meals are complete in their own right or have different elements that can be cooked one after the other (food needs to 'rest' before serving so this is quite possible and still keeep it all hot.). But it can be used alongside your conventional hob. You may, for instance, want to quickly boil some rice or pasta to accompany a delicious meat, fish, chicken or vegetable main course in the combi. You can also use ti as a conventional microwave, grill or convection oven.

Food Nutrition Physical Activity And The Prevention Of Cancer

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Publisher: Amer Inst for Cancer Research
ISBN:
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The Second Expert Report, Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Cancer: a Global Perspective offers the most up-to-date recommendations for individuals and populations. They are based on the conclusions of an expert panel that certain foods, drinks and lifestyle choices protect against or lead to the development of one or more types of cancer. Additionally, the report explains how the panel reached its conclusions and what those conclusions mean to researchers, educators, practitioners and policymakers around the world. It is the largest report of its kind ever done, covering 60 exposures in relationship to 17 cancer sites. 7,000 individual studies were consulted. Book includes a CD containing the most complete bibliography and presentation of the data ever compiled.

The Middle East

Author: Maureen S. Abdallah
Publisher: Silver Burdett Press
ISBN: 9780382064173
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Discusses the history, culture, social life, and religions of Iran, Israel, Egypt, and the other countries of the Middle East

Recipes And Remembrances From An Eastern Mediterranean Kitchen

Author: Sonia Uvezian
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ISBN:
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Located in the very heart of the eastern Mediterranean, the area comprising Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan has provided the world with what is considered by many to be Arab food at its best. In this landmark, one-of-a-kind volume Sonia Uvezian gives this time-honored cuisine the kind of presentation it truly deserves. "Recipes and Remembrances from an Eastern Mediterranean Kitchen" is a revelatory work rich in personal reminiscences; insightful quotations, anecdotes, and proverbs; valuable information on ingredients, utensils, daily meals, and traditions; and evocative period illustrations. Sonia Uvezian's many memories and associations establish a sense of place and emotional pull rarely encountered in Middle Eastern culinary literature. The "eastern Mediterranean Kitchen" in the title is actually that of her family's summer home in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon's fertile agricultural and winemaking region, as well as the one in their Beirut apartment. It is where the Uvezians prepared the food they grew themselves or bought from nearby farms, orchards, and markets. Written by an expert in the field and over two decades in the making, "Recipes and Remembrances" is a fascinating and highly original book imbued with a keen historical perspective and a deep respect for the region's cultural heritage. Few cookbook authors have approached their subjects with the thorough, painstaking research reflected in this work. A profound understanding of eastern Mediterranean food shines through in its hundreds of superb, clearly written recipes, which are often preceded by illuminating introductory remarks. From the definitive section on pomegranates and pomegranate molasses through the fabulous chapters on desserts and beverages, this book provides indispensable reading for anyone interested in the cookery and culture of Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan. Like the author's groundbreaking classics, "The Cuisine of Armenia" and "Cooking from the Caucasus," which were among the first to bring Middle Eastern and Caucasian cooking to America, it is long on such traditional dishes as tabbuleh and baklava but also includes innovations, among them Damascus-Style Cheese Dip with Toasted Sesame Seeds and Nigella and Grilled Quail with Sour Cherry Sauce. Timeless and timely, "Recipes and Remembrances from an Eastern Mediterranean Kitchen" is a welcome blend of outstanding scholarship and entertaining reading. A genuine contribution to culinary literature, it has achieved the status of a classic. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sonia Uvezian was born and brought up in Beirut, Lebanon. A leading authority on Middle Eastern and Caucasian cooking and the winner of a James Beard Award, she is the author of six other highly acclaimed cookbooks, including "The Cuisine of Armenia," "Cooking from the Caucasus," and "The Book of Yogurt." Several of her books have been selections of Book-of-the-Month Club and published internationally. Ms. Uvezian has also contributed articles and recipes to Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Vogue, and numerous other publications."