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Mrs Beeton’s Stewed Rabbit

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
This month, The Cook Book Guru is featuring The Book of Household Management by Mrs Isabella Beeton.  Mrs Beeton’s book was first published in 1861. It is not…

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

Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management or Mrs Beeton’s Everyday Cookery

After spending some time exploring the roots of Middle Eastern and Asian cookery I thought it might be fun to turn ourselves to England for a bit.  Not overly known for its food… Continue reading

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…

Would You Buy A Cookbook With No Pictures?

This month’s book of choice has created some interesting conversations away from The Cookbook Guru about the way that cookbooks are created in this day and age and the purpose that they have… Continue reading

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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