From the Lands of Figs and Olives: Over 300 Delicious and Unusual Recipes from the Middle East and North Africa

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From the Lands of Figs and Olives is one of the most complete books on the cuisine ever published, providing a wealth of exciting new recipes as well as some of the best traditional ones, carefully tested and adapted for the Western kitchen. From everyday basics to special-occasion feasts, the food of the Middle East and North Africa is beautifully rendered in words and color photographs.

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An accomplished food and travel writer, Habeeb Salloum is the author of Classic Vegetarian Cooking from the Middle East and North Africa, also published by Interlink. James Peters is a writer, editor, and critic specializing in Arabic literature and language.

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For those cooks who already possess a solid knowledge of Middle Eastern and North African cooking, Salloum and Peters go one step further. They feature some rather esoteric dishes of cultural interest. Even if these offerings are not the most appealing selections for a menu plan, they provide a more complete view of the overall fare. And although all the popular, traditional dishes, such as hummus, are included, a variety of recipes allows for comparisons. Syrian and Lebanese versions might be featured alongside Palestinian and Jordanian recipes for a similar dish, illustrating different seasonings or ingredients peculiar to the region mentioned in the respective recipes. With fare from Algeria to Yemen, Salloum and Peters offer plenty of possibilities for engaging culinary adventures. Alice Joyce

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