Throughout history, Lebanese cooking has ranked as one of the world's finest cuisines, using simple, healthy ingredients in delectable combinations.
Helou presents over 250 authentic, classical recipes which represent an important part of the rich and turbulent history of this beautiful and bountiful country. The delicious arrays of world-famous mezze, offering light and refined servings, a delight to both eye and palate, provide a style of eating perfectly suited to today's health-conscious cook. There are wonderful vegetarian dishes as well as aromatic stews, many of which can be left to cook slowly, allowing flavors to develop and often tasting even better when eaten the following day.
It is Mediterranean food of elegance and infinite variety, using in delectable combinations, simple, healthy ingredients - vegetables, fruit, nuts, grains and cold-pressed oils, rich in vitamins.
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Author Anissa Helou describes the way in which Lebanese food is prepared and presented, defines the spices and ingredients that lend it its unique flavors, and presents clear, detailed instructions for the traditional dishes of her native land.About the Author:
Anissa Helou was born in Beirut. Formerly an art consultant with Sotheby's, she now lives in South London.
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Book Description St. Martin's Press, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110312131119