A vibrant collection of exciting, exotic, and sharing-plate recipes from across the Middle East
More than 135 home-cooking recipes in this book explore the regional diversity of Middle Eastern sharing dishes, from Lebanon and Iran to Turkey and Syria. Divided by style of dish, the book features both meat-based and vegetarian dishes, along with suggested mezze-style menus and a glossary of ingredients. From Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini and Smoked Paprika to Pistachio and Pomegranate Cakes, The Mezze Cookbook is packed with both traditional and modern takes on this age-old way to share food.
This cookbook is filled with vegetarian, meat-based, and fish recipes for everyone to enjoy.
From the author of the acclaimed The Lebanese Kitchen and the James Beard Award-winning The Middle Eastern Vegetarian Cookbook, also published by Phaidon.
About the Author
Lebanese Salma Hage, from Mazarat Tiffah (Apple Hamlet) in the mountains of the Kadisha Valley in north Lebanon, has more than 50 years of experience of family cooking. She learned to cook from her mother, mother-in-law, and sisters-in-law, and spent many years working as a professional cook. This is her third book, after The Lebanese Kitchen and the James Beard Award-winning The Middle Eastern Vegetarian Cookbook.
"With so many enticing dishes it could be near impossible to know where to stop. As ever with a Phaidon publication, the photography is stunning, and a nice touch is the numerous double page spreads featuring multiple dishes laid out as a mezze selection that's been eagerly dug into. The Mezze Cookbook is a book packed with dishes that are healthy, flavourful and well balanced, and a wonderful way to explore the rich variety and cuisine of the Middle East at home."--LondonLamppost.com
"Beautiful... A vibrant collection of exciting and exotic sharing-plate recipes."--Stir It Up Magazine
"Take your Mezze to the next level... Salma Hage serves up a tasty selection of small dishes to tickle your taste buds with delight."--Vegan Food & Living
"A very good and rather clever thing to have in your culinary armoury."--Western Morning News
"Mezze feast... Invite friends over for a Mediterranean supper."--Simply Vegan Magazine
"This book is packed with both traditional and modern takes on this age-old way to share food."--Tasting Table