Synopses & Reviews
Travel on a food journey with Suzanne through dishes from North Africa, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East - areas that are rich in history and have a food culture that spans centuries. Suzanne pays tribute to her fondest food memories, inspired by mother's cooking, and showcases her own refreshingly new take on the traditional. Each of Suzanne's distinctly Arabian recipes is infused with her unique touch--crepes are speckled with pistachios and sweetened with rose syrup; scones are enhanced with dates, orange and cardamom--that will bring new flavors to your table.
Modern Flavors of Arabia is divided into five sections: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, and an entire chapter devoted to Mezze. These delectable little sharing plates are perfect to prepare as appetizers, with recipes such as meatballs with sour cherry sauce, flaky cheese and spinach filled pastries, and grilled eggplant with pomegranate dressing.
Suzanne's luscious cookbook is beautifully illustrated with sumptuous photography throughout. Her warm, personal stories and ideas on how to serve each dish will inspire you to try many mouth-watering delicacies, and discover a truly refined Arabian cuisine.
Modern Flavors of Arabia
takes you on a culinary journey to the Middle East to explore a food culture that spans centuries. Each of the recipes will surprise and delight you and bring new colors, aromas and flavors to your table. Join Suzanne as she pays tribute to her mother's cooking and enjoy her refreshingly new take on the traditional--pilafs fragrant with herbs and spices, crepes speckled with pistachios and sweetened with rose syrup, scones enhanced with dates, orange and cardamom. Discover the secrets of perfect falafel, shawarma, and homemade labneh, and try other classic dishes such as kibbeh and fattouche. Recipes are arranged by Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Dessert and a whole chapter is dedicated to mezze. Suzanne's stories and ideas on how to serve each dish accompany the beautifully illustrated and easy-to-follow recipes.
Let Suzanne's refined Arabian cuisine inspire you. Fill your kitchen with the warm, exotic scents of the Middle East, and surprise yourself with how easy it is to create these mouthwatering delicacies at home.
About the Author
SUZANNE HUSSEINI was the host of one of the most popular Arabic cooking shows in the Middle East. She is a regular contributor to several publications around the world and frequently travels internationally as a featured food presenter. Suzanne lives in Dubai and Ottawa with her husband and three children.
PETRINA TINSLAY's work as an internationally acclaimed photographer spans 20 years. She has more than 40 cookbooks to her credit, many of which have won major international awards.