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The Food of Morocco - Paula Wolfert

The Food of Morocco

Hardcover Published: 30th August 2012
ISBN: 9781408827468
Number Of Pages: 528

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A once-in-a-lifetime cookbook lavishly evoking Morocco in all its timeless splendour and mystery...essential for armchair travellers and anyone interested in Moroccan cuisine.

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.

Lavishly photographed in full colour, The Food of Morocco not only showcases Wolfert's tantalising recipes but also evokes Morocco in all its timeless splendour and mystery: its markets with their lush produce, its dazzling textiles and intricate mosaic tiles, its communal ovens and ancient souks, and of course its people, from Marrakech to Tangier. A labour of love four decades in the making, The Food of Morocco is a once-in-a-lifetime book of uncommon scope and authenticity, an essential work for every serious cook, anyone interested in Moroccan cuisine, and discerning armchair travellers alike.

About the Author

Paula Wolfert is an expert on Mediterranean food and the multi-award-winning author of nine cookbooks including The Food of Morocco, a labour of love over four decades in the making. She lives in California.

Industry Reviews

There is no book on the food of Morocco as good as this one * Claudia Roden *
My Moroccan bible -- Yotam Ottolenghi
Paula Wolfert is perhaps the single most influential cook and author among the professional chefs of my generation * Mario Batali *
Every time we open one of Paula's books we are inspired * Sam & Sam Clark *
Resplendent * Sunday Telegraph *
Definitive * House and Garden *
It's a rare writer who can marry erudition with accessibility, but Paula's obvious love for the country makes every page a delight * Delicious Magazine *
Fabulous pics and authentic recipes -- Elisabeth Luard * Scotsman *
Heavenly * Metro *
Beautiful ... simply explained and utterly delicious * Sunday Telegraph *

ISBN: 9781408827468
ISBN-10: 1408827468
Audience: BAU
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 30th August 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 22.2  x 4.9
Weight (kg): 2.07
Edition Number: 1

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