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An Edible Mosaic: Middle Eastern Fare with Extraor&hellip by Faith E. Gorsky
Having married into a Middle-Eastern family back in the 1980s, and now living in the Middle East for much of the year, I rely often on cookery books to help me get it right. I have some really well-known ones that have helped me come up with the goods, but very few can match the simple presentation and beautiful photographs of this wonderful treasury of recipes.

I discovered Faith Gorsky's Blog by chance when I was looking for a recipe for Okra. I found a wonderful collection of authentic recipes and subscribed to the newsletter. I was delighted to hear that she was publishing a cookbook containing many of these special recipes and more, and added it to my Amazon Wish List… Read more
Edible Mosaic Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordina&hellip by Faith E. Gorsky
Having married into a Middle-Eastern family back in the 1980s, and now living in the Middle East for much of the year, I rely often on cookery books to help me get it right. I have some really well-known ones that have helped me come up with the goods, but very few can match the simple presentation and beautiful photographs of this wonderful treasury of recipes.

I discovered Faith Gorsky's Blog by chance when I was looking for a recipe for Okra. I found a wonderful collection of authentic recipes and subscribed to the newsletter. I was delighted to hear that she was publishing a cookbook containing many of these special recipes and more, and added it to my Amazon Wish List… Read more
Cooking from Cyprus; the Island of Aphrodite, incl&hellip by Nearchos Nicolaou (Nicolas)
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I enjoy collecting Middle-Eastern, Greek and Cypriot cookery books, and I remember reading a review for this book a very long time ago in a home magazine. I recently found the book on Amazon UK, and eventually managed to track a copy down. I'm outside of the UK at the moment, and it was a little difficult to find. My review is for the twelfth edition of the book. (When I wrote the review, only one edition seemed to be available - now there are several.
The recipes are presented very simply, and the steps are written in paragraph form and are not numbered.
Thankfully another reviewer shared details of an overseas bookseller stocking the book, and when it arrived, I was delighted… Read more