Middle Eastern Recipes & Cookbooks

Welcome
 
Baking
Cookbooks
 
By Ingredients
Cookbooks
 
Food & Cooking
Magazines
 
Gourmet Food &
Ingredients
 
Holiday
Cookbooks
 
National & Regional
Cookbooks
 
Recipes
 
Unit
Conversions
 

 

Menu


 National + Regional Cookbooks

 African
 Albanian
 Arab
 Argentine
 Armenian
 Asian
 Australian
 Austrian
 Belgian
 Brazilian
 British
 Bulgarian
 Burmese
 Cambodian
 Canadian
 Caribbean
 Chinese
 Colombian
 Croatian
 Cuban
 Cypriot
 Czech
 Danish
 Dutch
 Eastern European
 Egyptian
 Estonian
 Ethiopian
 Finnish
 French
 Georgian
 German
 Greek
 Hungarian
 Icelandic
 Indian
 Indonesian
 International
 Iranian
 Irish
 Israeli
 Italian
 Jamaican
 Japanese
 Jewish
 Korean
 Latin American
 Latvian
 Lebanese
 Lithuanian
 Malaysian
 Maltese
 Mediterranean
 Mexican
 Middle Eastern
 Moroccan
 Native American
 New Zealand
 Norwegian
 Pacific Rim
 Persian
 Peruvian
 Philippine
 Polish
 Portuguese
 Puerto Rican
 Romanian
 Russian
 Scandinavian
 Serbian
 Somali
 South African
 Spanish
 Sri Lankan
 Swedish
 Swiss
 Thai
 Tibetan
 Turkish
 Ukrainian
 USA
      African-American
      Amish & Mennonite
      Barbecue
      Cajun & Creole
      California
      Hawaii
      Middle Atlantic
      Midwestern
      New England
      Northwestern
      Puerto Rican
      Soul Food
      Southern
      Southwestern
      Western
 Vietnamese
 West African
 Wok Cookery
 

Other Recipe Sites
 
Barbecue Recipes
  • Barbecue Recipe Downloads
  • Barbecue Recipe eBooks

    Cake Recipes
  • Cake Recipe Downloads
  • Cake Recipe eBooks

    Chinese Recipes
  • Chinese Recipe Downloads
  • Chinese Recipe eBooks

    Cookie Recipe Downloads

    Dessert Recipes
  • Dessert Recipes Downloads
  • Dessert Recipes eBooks

    Hungarian Recipes
  • Hungarian Recipes Downloads
  • Hungarian Recipe eBooks

    Indian Recipes
  • Indian Recipe Downloads
  • Indian Recipes eBooks

    Jamaican Recipes
  • Jamaican Recipes Downloads
  • Jamaican Recipe eBooks

    Japanese Recipes
  • Japanese Recipe Downloads
  • Japanese Recipe eBooks

    Jewish Recipe Downloads

    Pizza Recipes
  • Pizza Recipe Downloads
  • Pizza & Pasta Recipes eBooks

    Raw Food
  • Raw Food Downloads
  • Raw Food eBooks

  • Restaurant Recipes Downloads
  • Restaurant Recipes eBooks

    Vegetarian Recipes
  • Vegeterian Recipes Downloads
  • Vegetarian Recipes eBooks

  •  

    Search The 'Net

     
      


       
    RecipesManiac.com   >   National + Regional Cookbooks   >   Middle Eastern

       
     

    How to Cook dishes from the Middle East


    Middle East The Middle East is a large region that encompasses Southwest Asia and parts of North Africa (the exact definition used by different people does vary). The region was home to some of the oldest ancient civilizations, and is also the location from which three of the world's major religions, namely Christianity, Islam and Judaism, originate.

    The Middle Eastern region is home to a variety of different cuisines, which reflect the cultural and religious traditions of the various people of the region. Despite differences between countries and cuisines, it should also be said that there are also common elements shared between many of the cuisines - for example, chickpeas, honey, mint, parsley, sesame seeds, sumac, and unleavened flatbread all common to the region.

    Or you can select from one of the more specialist recipe subcategories:

    Your Comments

    Please share your comments on this page:

       



    Middle Eastern Cookbooks

    Disclosure: Products details and descriptions provided by Amazon.com. Our company may receive a payment if you purchase products from them after following a link from this website.

    Jerusalem: A Cookbook

    By Yotam Ottolenghi

    Random House
    Released: 2012-10-16
    Hardcover (320 pages)

    Jerusalem: A Cookbook
    List Price: $35.00*
    Lowest New Price: $15.75*
    Lowest Used Price: $14.79*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 23:44 Pacific 20 Oct 2017 More Info)


    Click Here
    • Gourmac Melamine 12.5' Skimmer, White Set of 2
    Product Description:
    A collection of 120 recipes exploring the flavors of Jerusalem from the New York Times bestselling author of Plenty, one of the most lauded cookbooks of 2011.

    In Jerusalem, Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi explore  the vibrant cuisine of their home city—with its diverse Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities. Both men were born in Jerusalem in the same year—Tamimi on the Arab east side and Ottolenghi in the Jewish west. This stunning cookbook offers 120 recipes from their unique cross-cultural perspective, from inventive vegetable dishes to sweet, rich desserts. With five bustling restaurants in London and two stellar cookbooks, Ottolenghi is one of the most respected chefs in the world; in Jerusalem, he and Tamimi have collaborated to produce their most personal cookbook yet.

    Ottolenghi: The Cookbook

    By Yotam Ottolenghi

    Random House
    Released: 2013-09-03
    Hardcover (304 pages)

    Ottolenghi: The Cookbook
    List Price: $35.00*
    Lowest New Price: $18.98*
    Lowest Used Price: $15.93*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 23:44 Pacific 20 Oct 2017 More Info)


    Click Here
    • Ten Speed Press
    Product Description:
    Available for the first time in an American edition, this debut cookbook, from bestselling authors Yotam Ottolenghi  and Sami Tamimi of Plenty and Jerusalem, features 140 recipes culled from the popular Ottolenghi restaurants and inspired by the diverse culinary traditions of the Mediterranean.

    Yotam Ottolenghi’s four eponymous restaurants—each a patisserie, deli, restaurant, and bakery rolled into one—are among London’s most popular culinary destinations. Now available for the first time in an American edition and updated with US measurements throughout, this debut cookbook from the celebrated, bestselling authors of Jerusalem  and Plenty features 140 recipes culled from the popular Ottolenghi restaurants and inspired by the diverse culinary traditions of the Mediterranean.

    The recipes reflect the authors’ upbringings in Jerusalem yet also incorporate culinary traditions from California, Italy, and North Africa, among others. Featuring abundant produce and numerous fish and meat dishes, as well as Ottolenghi’s famed cakes and breads, Ottolenghi invites you into a world of inventive flavors and fresh, vibrant cooking.

    Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking

    By Michael Solomonov

    imusti
    Released: 2015-10-06
    Hardcover (368 pages)

    Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking
    List Price: $35.00*
    Lowest New Price: $12.66*
    Lowest Used Price: $10.22*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 23:44 Pacific 20 Oct 2017 More Info)


    Click Here
    • Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Product Description:
    By a James Beard Outstanding Chef (2017)
    James Beard Book of the Year and Best International Cookbook (2016)


    The James Beard Award–winning chef and co-owner of Philadelphia's Zahav restaurant reinterprets the glorious cuisine of Israel for American home kitchens.

    Ever since he opened Zahav in 2008, chef Michael Solomonov has been turning heads with his original interpretations of modern Israeli cuisine, attracting notice from the New York Times, Bon Appétit, ("an utter and total revelation"), and Eater ("Zahav defines Israeli cooking in America"). 

    Zahav showcases the melting-pot cooking of Israel, especially the influences of the Middle East, North Africa, the Mediterranean, and Eastern Europe. Solomonov's food includes little dishes called mezze, such as the restaurant's insanely popular fried cauliflower; a hummus so ethereal that it put Zahav on the culinary map; and a pink lentil soup with lamb meatballs that one critic called "Jerusalem in a bowl."  It also includes a majestic dome of Persian wedding rice and a whole roasted lamb shoulder with pomegranate and chickpeas that's a celebration in itself. All Solomonov's dishes are brilliantly adapted to local and seasonal ingredients. 

    Zahav tells an authoritative and personal story of how Solomonov embraced the food of his birthplace. With its blend of technique and passion, this book shows readers how to make his food their own.

    Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London's Ottolenghi

    By Yotam Ottolenghi

    Ottolenghi, Yotam
    Released: 2014-10-14
    Hardcover (352 pages)

    Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London s Ottolenghi
    List Price: $35.00*
    Lowest New Price: $22.23*
    Lowest Used Price: $16.03*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 23:44 Pacific 20 Oct 2017 More Info)


    Click Here
    • Ten Speed Press
    Product Description:
    The hotly anticipated follow-up to London chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s bestselling and award-winning cookbook Plenty, featuring more than 150 vegetarian dishes organized by cooking method.

    Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the world’s most beloved culinary talents. In this follow-up to his bestselling Plenty, he continues to explore the diverse realm of vegetarian food with a wholly original approach. Organized by cooking method, more than 150 dazzling recipes emphasize spices, seasonality, and bold flavors. From inspired salads to hearty main dishes and luscious desserts, Plenty More is a must-have for vegetarians and omnivores alike. This visually stunning collection will change the way you cook and eat vegetables

    Julie Taboulie's Lebanese Kitchen: Authentic Recipes for Fresh and Flavorful Mediterranean Home Cooking

    By Julie Ann Sageer

    Sageer Julie Ann
    Released: 2017-06-06
    Hardcover (304 pages)

    Julie Taboulie s Lebanese Kitchen: Authentic Recipes for Fresh and Flavorful Mediterranean Home Cooking
    List Price: $29.99*
    Lowest New Price: $18.69*
    Lowest Used Price: $15.00*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 23:44 Pacific 20 Oct 2017 More Info)


    Click Here
    • Julie Taboulie s Lebanese Kitchen Authentic Recipes for Fresh and Flavorful Mediterranean Home Cooking
    Product Description:

    Since she was six years old, Julie Ann Sageer (nicknamed Julie Taboulie by her close-knit family) has had a passion for cooking the meals of her Lebanese heritage. Just like in her Emmy-nominated cooking show Cooking with Julie Taboulie, each of her recipes comes with hands-on instructions, tips, and tricks for making homemade Middle Eastern dishes using heaps of fresh, seasonal ingredients. Here you’ll find dishes that range from classics like falafel, shawarma, and (of course) taboulie, to warming Bazilla―a stew of tomato, green pea, and lamb―to honey and rosewater-infused desserts.

    In these 125 recipes, you’ll learn how easy it is to make such Lebanese staples as fresh labneh (strained yogurt) and how to put together your own delicious, multi-purpose spice mixes. In addition to the delicious meat and chicken dishes, Lebanese cuisine offers a wide variety of vegetarian, pescatarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes, usually with no substitutions whatsoever! Every chapter includes a multitude of dishes for eaters of all kinds and preferences, from meat-lovers to veggie-heads and everything in between.

    Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies

    By Najmieh Batmanglij

    Brand: Mage Publishers
    Hardcover (640 pages)

    Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies
    List Price: $54.95*
    Lowest New Price: $36.41*
    Lowest Used Price: $39.40*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 23:44 Pacific 20 Oct 2017 More Info)


    Click Here
    • Used Book in Good Condition
    Product Description:
    Completely redesigned for today's generation of cooks and food enthusiasts, the 25th Anniversary Edition of Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies by Najmieh Batmanglij provides a treasure trove of recipes, along with an immersive cultural experience for those seeking to understand this ancient and timeless cuisine. This edition is a more user-friendly edition of the award-winning and critically acclaimed cookbook series which began in 1986. Food of Life provides 330 classical and regional Iranian recipes as well as an introduction to Persian art, history, and culture. The book's hundreds of full color photographs are intertwined with descriptions of ancient and modern Persian ceremonies, poetry, folktales, travelogue excerpts and anecdotes. The 2011 Edition of Food of Life is a labor of love. The book began in exile after the Iranian Revolution of 1979 as a love letter to Batmanglij's children. Today, as accomplished adults in their own fields, her two sons, Zal and Rostam, encouraged her to redesign the book for their generation.

    Food of Life propels Persian cooking into the 21st Century, even as it honors venerable traditions and centuries of artistic expression. It is the result of 30 years of collecting, testing and adapting authentic and traditional Persian recipes for the American kitchen. Most of its ingredients are readily available throughout the U.S. enabling anyone from a master chef to a novice to reproduce the refined tastes, textures, and beauty of Persian cuisine. Food-related pieces from such classics as the 10th century Book of Kings, and 1,001 Nights to the miniatures of Mir Mosavvar and Aq Mirak, from the poetry of Omar Khayyam and Sohrab Sepehri to the humor of Mulla Nasruddin are all included. Each recipe is presented with steps that are logical and easy to follow. Readers learn how to simply yet deliciously cook rice, the jewel of Persian cooking, which, when combined with a little meat, fowl, or fish, vegetables, fruits, and herbs, provides the perfect balanced diet.

    ABOUT THE BOOK'S TITLE
    Food of Life,
    the title of the book, comes from the Persian words nush-e jan, literally "food of life"--a traditional wish in Iran that a dish will be enjoyed. For the updated 1993 edition the title was changed to New Food of Life. Now, for the 25th anniversary edition the title returns to its original name, Food of Life.

    The full-color Food of Life 25th Anniversary Edition contains 50% more pages than its 2009 predecessor and special added features:
    *New Recipes adapted from Sixteenth-Century Persian cookbooks
    *Added vegetarian section for most recipes
    *Comprehensive dictionary of all ingredients
    *A glance at a few thousand years of the history of Persian Cooking
    *Master recipes with photos illustrating the steps.
    *Color photos of most recipes with tips on presentation
    *Updated section on Persian stores and Internet suppliers
    *Fahrenheit and Centigrade temperatures for all recipes
    *Choices for cooking recipes such as kuku in oven or on stovetop.
    *Encourages use of seasonal and local ingredients from farmers markets, Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs) sources or one's own backyard

    The Saffron Tales: Recipes from the Persian Kitchen

    By Yasmin Khan

    Bloomsbury USA
    Released: 2016-09-27
    Hardcover (240 pages)

    The Saffron Tales: Recipes from the Persian Kitchen
    List Price: $35.00*
    Lowest New Price: $16.19*
    Lowest Used Price: $14.50*
    *(As of 23:44 Pacific 20 Oct 2017 More Info)


    Click Here
    • Bloomsbury USA
    Product Description:

    A glorious celebration of the food and people of Iran, featuring stories from home kitchens and more than 80 delicious, modern recipes.

    "This is so much more than a compilation of recipes, gorgeous though they themselves are. This is a book that tells a story, both cultural and personal, and her voice is as engaging as her food." --Nigella Lawson

    "Barberries, fresh herbs, date molasses, dried limes, saffron; Yasmins Persian pantry staples are a roll call of my favourite ingredients. Her recipes are a mouthwatering showcase of a beautiful country." --Yotam Ottolenghi

    "Not just a great cookbook but a book full of stories – a love letter to Iran and its people." --Diana Henry

    Armed with little more than a notebook and a bottle of pomegranate molasses, and fueled by memories of her family’s farm in the lush seaside province of Gilan, British-Iranian cook Yasmin Khan traversed Iran in search of the most delicious recipes for this Persian cookbook.

    Her quest took her from the snowy mountains of Tabriz to the cosmopolitan cafés of Tehran and the pomegranate orchards of Isfahan, where she was welcomed into the homes of artists, farmers, electricians, and teachers. Through her travels, she gained a unique insight into the culinary secrets of the Persian kitchen, and the lives of ordinary Iranians today.

    In The Saffron Tales, Yasmin weaves together a tapestry of stories from Iranian home kitchens with exclusive photography and fragrant, modern recipes that are rooted in the rich tradition of Persian cooking. All fully accessible for the home cook, Yasmin’s recipes range from the inimitable fesenjoon (chicken with walnuts and pomegranates) to kofte berenji (lamb meatballs stuffed with prunes and barberries) and ghalyieh maygoo (shrimp, coriander, and tamarind stew). She also offers a wealth of vegetarian dishes, including tahcheen (baked saffron and eggplant rice) and domaj (mixed herb, flatbread, and feta salad), as well as sumptuous desserts such as rose and almond cake, and sour cherry and dark chocolate cookies.

    With stunning photography from all corners of Iran and gorgeous recipe images, this lavish cookbook rejoices in the land, life, flavors, and food of an enigmatic and beautiful country.

    NOPI: The Cookbook

    By Yotam Ottolenghi

    Random House
    Released: 2015-10-20
    Hardcover (352 pages)

    NOPI: The Cookbook
    List Price: $40.00*
    Lowest New Price: $18.59*
    Lowest Used Price: $15.11*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 23:44 Pacific 20 Oct 2017 More Info)


    Click Here
    • Ten Speed Press
    Product Description:
    A cookbook from acclaimed London restaurant Nopi, by powerhouse author Yotam Ottolenghi and Nopi head chef Ramael Scully.

    Pandan leaves meet pomegranate seeds, star anise meets sumac, and miso meets molasses in this collection of 120 new recipes from Yotam Ottolenghi's restaurant.

    In collaboration with Nopi's head chef Ramael Scully, Yotam's journey from the Middle East to the Far East is one of big and bold flavors, with surprising twists along the way.

    The Palestinian Table

    By Reem Kassis

    Phaidon Press
    Hardcover (256 pages)

    The Palestinian Table
    List Price: $39.95*
    Lowest New Price: $25.44*
    Lowest Used Price: $29.21*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 23:44 Pacific 20 Oct 2017 More Info)


    Click Here
    Product Description:
    "Reading and cooking from this essential book - a thoughtful collection of great recipes, historical and cultural insights, and beautiful photographs - will move you closer to understanding this complex, fascinating part of the world." 
    -- Anthony Bourdain
      
    A DEFINITIVE COLLECTION OF 150 DELICIOUS, EASY-TO-FOLLOW, AND AUTHENTIC PALESTINIAN RECIPES INSPIRED BY THREE GENERATIONS OF FAMILY TRADITION.
      
    While interest in Middle Eastern cuisines has blossomed, the nuances of Palestinian food have remained relatively unexplored - until now. The Palestinian Table is a visual feast of stunning, authentic dishes that demonstrate the true depth of this cuisine. But this is more than just a cookbook; author Reem Kassis truly creates a sense of 'place,' exploring the importance of heritage and community through her recipes and stories.
      
    In her debut cookbook, Reem Kassis weaves a tapestry of local customs,context, personal anecdotes and traditions of Palestinian life and cooking. Ranging from simple breakfasts to celebratory dishes fit for a feast, recipes are accompanied by specially commissioned photographs, bringing these vibrant dishes to life. This striking book takes readers on a gastronomic journey across Palestine, showcasing the rich culinary history of the area.
      
    Combining fail-safe recipes and elegant design, The Palestinian Table is a must-have for those keen to discover more about the region's culture, cooking and way of life. Sophisticated yet approachable, this is the perfect cookbook for those who appreciate the simple pleasures of being in the kitchen and the enriching power of food. 

    Palestine on a Plate: Memories from My Mother's Kitchen

    By Joudie Kalla

    Interlink Pub Group
    Hardcover (240 pages)

    Palestine on a Plate: Memories from My Mother s Kitchen
    List Price: $35.00*
    Lowest New Price: $23.41*
    Lowest Used Price: $21.23*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 23:44 Pacific 20 Oct 2017 More Info)


    Click Here
    Product Description:

    A BEAUTIFULLY PHOTOGRAPHED CULINARY AND CULTURAL TOUR OF PALESTINE


    Palestinian food is not just found on the streets with the ka'ak (sesame) bread sellers and stalls selling za'atar chicken and mana eesh (za'atar and sesame bread), but in the home too; in the kitchens all across the country, where families cook and eat together every day, in a way that generations before them have always done. Palestine on a Plate is a tribute to family, cooking, and home--old recipes created with love that brings people together in appreciation of the beauty of this rich heritage. Immerse yourself in the stories and culture of Palestine through the food in this book.

    This is a celebration of real Palestinian food, cooked with the ingredients that Joudie's mother and grandmother use, and their grandmothers used before them. Experience the wonderful flavors of Palestine through zingy fattet hummus (tangy yoghurt, chickpeas and hummus, served over toasted pita bread and drizzled in buttered pine nuts), satisfyingly spiced makloubeh (an upside down spiced rice dish with lamb neck and fried eggplant), eggplant and zucchini stuffed full with spiced and herbed lamb, and sublimely decadent awameh (honey dumplings) all accompanied by fresh mint tea and white coffee (not actually coffee at all, but a refreshing mix of water, orange blossom water and sugar).

    Colorful, stunning photography evoking the vibrancy and romance of the country will bring Palestine into your home and make you fall in love with this wonderful way to cook and enjoy food.


    America's Restaurant Recipes

     
     


     
    Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

    Contact Us     Privacy     Terms Of Use     Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

    Copyright © 2005-2015, Answers 2000 Limited
     
     
      Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

    In Association With Amazon.com
    Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
    In Association With Amazon.co.uk
    Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.

    CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
    CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S. r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.

    All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
    All third party content and adverts are copyright of their respective owners.

    Some graphics on our web sites are Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Hemera Technologies Inc., and used under license. All such pictures are provided for viewing purposes only and are not to be saved or downloaded. All such pictures of recognizable individuals are models and used for illustrative purposes only, and not meant to imply any association or endorsement of said individual with any product or service.