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New Middle Eastern Street Food: Snacks, Comfort Food, and Mezze from Snackistan

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New Middle Eastern Street Food: Snacks, Comfort Food, and Mezze from Snackistan

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Sally Butcher (Author)

An excellent collection of recipes presented with infectious humor and charm.

Hot on the heels of The New Middle Eastern Vegetarian, Sally Butcher brings us The New Middle Eastern Street Food Cookbook: a fabulous collection of quick, healthy, and easy-to-prepare recipes from Snackistan, a fictitious land where tummies are always full, and there's a slightly naughty smile on every face.

It features simple fare that people actually eat on a daily basis: street food, or dishes they prepare at home, or cook to share with friends, or look forward to indulging in at the end of the week. Street food has come of age and, increasingly, formal dining is being nudged aside in favor of mezze-style spreads. In malls and farmers markets across the world, food-on-the-go has become a stylish and popular way to eat.

This book picks out the Middle East's most exciting street foods and mezze dishes, together with a variety of homely and simple snack recipes elicited from family and friends. Chapters comprise "Nuts and Nibbles", "Fishy Things", "Meat on Sticks", "Meat Not on Sticks", "Salady Stuff", "Hot Veggie Dishes", "Mostly Carbs", "Puds", and "Something to Wash it Down with". The burst of flavors is intoxicating, as is Sally's trademark wit and attention to detail—a must-buy for all Middle Eastern food enthusiasts.

• Over 100 recipes for mouthwatering Middle Eastern snacks

• All aspects of simple snack foods are covered: street food, home comfort food, mezze-style spreads, even the drinks are included

• Bright, eye-catching design and mouth-watering photography

About the Author: Sally Butcher is a London-based food writer and cookbook author. She runs Persepolis, the acclaimed Persian food store in London. Her most recent book The New Middle Eastern Vegetarian (also published by Interlink) has been hugely successful and was shortlisted for the Guild of Food Writers’ Cookery Book of the Year Award. Her first book, Persia in Peckham, was also published to critical acclaim and short-listed for the 2008 Andre Simon Award. It was also selected by the Sunday Times as their cookbook of the year.

When Sally is not running her store, she blogs and tweets prolifically and has amassed a devoted online following.

• Hardcover: 208 pages

• Publisher: Interlink Books, 2014

• Language: English

• ISBN: 978-1-56656-958-3


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