Category Archive: The New Middle Eastern Cookbook by Claudia Roden

The Cookbook Guru for December…Our Greatest Hits

December is a month of madness in (and out of) the kitchen for us all and as a consequence here at The Cookbook Guru we are spending the month sharing some of our… Continue reading

The Claudia Roden Round Up

Well April has been a challenge one way or another but the biggest surprise has perhaps been how difficult it is to get your hands on a copy of Claudia Roden’s New Book… Continue reading

Claudia Roden’s Sweet Potato Salad

I know we’ve finished focussing on Roden’s book but unfortunately due to a technical glitch this post only just reached me and I think its very worthy of our monthly collection of recipes. … Continue reading

A Tale of Lokum

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
The time has come for me to attempt this delicious and exotic sweet in my kitchen once again.  Many of you would remember a not…

Ataif – Stuffed Pancakes.

Originally posted on Lona's in the kitchen:
Happy to have just made it in for this months The Cookbook Guru book of the month – The New Book of Middle Eastern Food…

A Wonderful Philosophy On Food

Having finally gotten my hands on a copy of A New Book of Middle Eastern Food by Claudia Roden I couldn’t not share what I consider to be a wonderful philosophy on food… Continue reading

Semit – Kouloúri

Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
These round, sesame-studded bread rings would be my breakfast of choice any day. In some parts of the world they are known as semit (also spelled simit).…

Syrian Stuffed Kibbeh

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
I have been meaning to make kibbeh since I returned from Lebanon. In Lebanon, kibbeh, along with hummus, is on every menu. Both are national institutions.  The reason I hadn’t got around…

Super Smoky Babaghanouj

Originally posted on ALMOST ITALIAN:
Just as Autumn begins to turn cold and hints at what’s to come, we light our first wood fire and the family menu begins to change. Stock simmers gently on…

Baba Ghanoush

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
I had the most exciting of packages sitting on my kitchen counter when I got home from work on Thursday night.  My copy of Claudia…

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