With recipes by 41 popular chefs and food writers such as Alice Waters, Yotam Ottolenghi, and Marcus Samuelsson, this cookbook focuses on the many uses of date syrup.
Date syrup has been central to Iraqi cooking and home life for centuries. In this unique book, a fusion of contemporary art and food, Chicago-based Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz (born 1973) and 41 celebrated chefs present delicious dishes using this staple of Middle Eastern cuisine.
Easy step-by-step instructions and gorgeous photographs enable the reader to make these recipes at home. Ranging from the traditional to the innovative, with everything from simple brunch dishes, salads, and sides to mouthwatering mains, cakes, desserts, drinks, and condiments represented, the recipes in this volume showcase the richness of a humble ingredient. This special book will appeal to anyone who loves the cuisine of the Middle East and is interested in the politics of food in this region.
Hardcover, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 240 pgs / 120 color / 11 bw.