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Batmanglij, an Iranian emigre who is a culinary historian, effectively weaves Iranian cookery with ancient Persian legends and poetry (unfortunately, many appear sans attributions or dates), and descriptions of traditional ceremonies and holidays. The author serves up a variety of delicacies, such as an eggplant with pomegranate appetizer; stuffed fruits or vegetables, or dolmeh, like grape leaves or apples stuffed with peas and meat; lamb's head and feet soup; omeletskookoofilled with meat, vegetables or herbs; lamb brochettes; stuffed fish with tamarind; sauteed brains; rice with sour cherries; rhubarb stew; mango pickles; carrot preserves; baklava; and hot and cold drinks. The uncomplicated recipes feature preparation and cooking times; lists of Iranian specialty stores in the U.S., and necessary kitchen equipment and ingredients for a Persian pantry, and a Persian-English glossary are included. Illustrations.
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Najmieh Batmanglij was raised in a very traditional family in Iran. She has spent the last 20 years cooking, researching and collecting authentic Persian recipes. Her books include: Ma Cuisine d'Iran (Paris, 1984), Food of Life (Mage, 1986), and Persian Cooking For A Healthy Kitchen (Mage, 1994). She is currently working on a vegetarian cookbook. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
Very good descriptions, step by step (also recommend for beginners) very good taste.Published 1 month ago by A. L. Grstm
This was my 6th one , I do have an old version and this one. Never get tired looking at the pictures and the recepies works great.Published 4 months ago by Maryam A.
beyond a cooking book. a good intro to Persian culture including their food. "Noosh-e-jaan"Published 5 months ago by Parham Zabeti
Book looks great and content is great, but the book was shipped with the cover & biding damaged.Published 6 months ago by Dragan Nevjestic
On time and great book! Definitely buy if your into learning how to cook Persian food. Nice layout of all the different meals.Published 7 months ago by PeterPerfect
Such a beautiful book! Beautiful pictures and lots of information on Persian culture, which is nice. This book is 640 pages! So you get a lot of recipes. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Maud Harold
Absolutely love it. Detail descriptions. Easy to follow with pictures. Have tried out a few main dishes, deserts, and bread so far. Taste absolutely good. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Wei Yang