Under the Shade of Olive Trees
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Price
£22.99

Format
Hardcover

Publishing Date
01/03/2014

Pages
288 pages

Height
248mm

Width
197mm

Illustrations
200 4-Colour illustrations

Rights
UK, Ireland, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, Central & South America, Caribbean

ISBN
9781617691089

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Under the Shade of Olive Trees

Recipes from Jerusalem to Marrakech and Beyond


Merijn Tol and Nadia set out on a journey that took them across the Middle East, where they spent time with home cooks to learn the secrets of the land’s delicious, healthy recipes Each of the 100 recipes is accompanied by a photograph, illustrating how alive with colour the region’s food is. But it is the taste and texture of the foods that will win readers’ hearts: creamy labne, sweet pomegranate, flaky filo pastry, silky hummus. There are whole grains, like simply summer bulgur salads and vegetable couscous, exotic and exciting spices like harissa and saffron and sweets, like watermelon granita mixed with rosewater and chutney made with orange blossom and sesame. With recipes easy enough for cooking novices, Under the Shade of Olive Trees will transport readers to a magical, delicious region of the world.

About the Author(s)
Merijn Tol and Nadia Zerouali

Merijn Tol and Nadia Zerouali are Dutch and Lebanese food writers with a fierce passion for Arabic and Mediterranean food. They are regular contributors for well-known Dutch magazines like Delicious. They develop recipes and do food styling for food companies and brands and write for restaurant guides like the Italian Identita Golose. They organise food-related events for Slow Food and for Youth Food Movement.

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