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Golden Dream - A Fuzzy Odyssey

Golden Dream - A Fuzzy Odyssey by Ardath Mayhar 0441297293 9780441297290
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This new paper back edition IS THE ONLY EDITION AUTHORIZED BY THE AUTHOR. Look for Helens photo on the cover wearing her Syrian caftan & pouring Arabic coffee. THE ART OF SYRIAN COOKERY was on Doubledays best seller list for 24 years. This authentic collection of Syrian/Lebanese dishes covers an array of 240 recipes that Corey learned from her mother, a native of a Damascus suburb. Beginning with a description of Middle Eastern customs, celebrations & holidays, the author takes you on a Journey to Syria, endorsed by the Ambassador to Syria & the Minister of Tourism. A chapter of Arabic menus for every occasion precedes recipes covering a wide variety of todays health foods--squash with yogurt sauce, grape leaf rolls, tabooley, kibby, complete vegetarian section, along with grains & legumes. Easy-to-prepare pastries, include baklawa, sesame pastry, delights & anise bread. Helen Corey carefully ADAPTED THESE RECIPES FOR THE AMERICAN KITCHEN with the result that THE ART OF SYRIAN COOKERY is a collection of savory, unusual recipes easy to prepare. In addition, a complete section of Lenten foods & explanations of fasts prescribed by Eastern Orthodox & Roman Catholic Churches, including Feast of Epiphany & Easter service with a historical background of foods used during the holidays. Also an explanation of Muslim fast days, plus Health Benefits of the foods. Many photographs, glossary of Arabic terms, discussion of herbs & spices, an updated Shoppers Guide, Useful Arabic phrases add greatly to the value of this outstanding book of authentic Syrian/Lebanese dishes. In addition, an introduction to the land of Bible history, its mores & people. Author scheduling interviews & book signings throughout the country.

Author: Ardath Mayhar

Language: English

Edition: 1st.

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Pages: 303

Publisher: Ace

Publication Date: 1982-10-01

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