- Egyptian Flavors
The delights of Egypt’s flavor-filled cuisine come to life in this beautifully illustrated gift book, bringing quintessential Middle Eastern recipes within the reach of cooks everywhere
Egyptian cuisine is one of the world's oldest and yet least known food traditions. This charming, pocket-sized collection of recipes is the perfect introduction to Egyptian cooking. From classic starters and breakfast dishes like ta‘miya (falafel) and fuul medammis (slow-cooked fava beans), to well-loved main meals such as stuffed cabbage leaves (mahshi cromb), and mouthwatering almond pudding and fritter balls soaked in syrup, Egyptian Flavors leads you on a wonderful discovery of this unique and delightful cuisine.
Celebrated chef Dyna Eldaief offers 50 easy-to-follow recipes that are rich with the vegetables, legumes, and meats that are central to Egyptian cooking, calling forth the sun-baked land of the Nile and inviting expert and novice alike to bring exciting new flavors to their home kitchen.
Dips, Starters, and Soups 9
Vegetables and Grains 43
Meat, Poultry, and Fish 81
Sweet Delights 113
Dyna Eldaief is the author of The Taste of Egypt: Home Cooking from the Middle East (AUC Press, 2016). She has appeared on the Middle East edition of the reality television cooking show The Taste, is active on YouTube and Instagram, and offers classes on her website. She lives in Melbourne with her husband and three children.
"[T]he variety of dishes and easy-to-follow instructions make for a good basic cookbook, perfect for those looking to expand their culinary horizons."—AramcoWorld
"Highlighting traditional dishes and edging toward fusion food, Egyptian Flavors includes many mouthwatering delights."—Foreword Reviews
"A charming, pocket-sized collection of recipes, [this] is the perfect introduction to Egyptian cooking . . . Authentic, kitchen cook friendly, palate pleasing and appetite satisfying, the fifty recipes comprising Egyptian Flavors makes it a unique, desirable, and unreservedly recommended addition to personal, professional, and community library Ethnic Cookbook collections."—Midwest Book Review
"Accessible and delightful."—Portland Book Review on Taste of Egypt
"The best Egyptian cookbook I have ever come across."—Arab News on Taste of Egypt