More than just a collection of recipes, Lebanese Cuisine offers a richly detailed portrait of the crown jewel of Middle Eastern cuisine. Short-listed for the prestigious Andre Simon award in England, it has garnered rave reviews from both sides of the Atlantic.
About the Author
Anissa Helou was born in Beirut. Formerly an art consultant with Sotheby's, she now lives in South London.
“Lovers of gourmet food with a sense of adventure will welcome the addition of this book to their shelves.” —New York Post
“A well-written and informative look at cuisine little known here; recommended.” —Library Journal
“Anissa Helou [is] a new star to be watched in the culinary firmament.” —The Bookseller
"With her sophisticated palate and lively affection for Lebanese food, Anissa Helou is just the person to write about this studily attractive Mediterranean cuisine."—Charles Perry, world-renowned authority on Arab cuisine
"Lebanese Cuisine is the first major work dealing with the aromatic, discreetly spiced food of Lebanon . . . a rare insight into one of the Middle Eastern cuisines that has been a secret for far too long."—The [London] Observer