Online Press Coverage - The Arabesque Table
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NPR - FRESH AIR
A conversation with Terry Gross
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES
This cookbook finally restores ‘fusion’ cuisine to a place of dignity
THE OBSERVER FOOD MONTHLY
The Arabesque Table tells of Kassis’s Palestinian family, while giving a modern twist to such dishes as fatteh, lentil soup and pistachio cake
A new cookbook on food in the Arab world includes the perfect fast-breaking dish for Ramadan.
Kassis’s voice is deeply personal throughout The Arabesque Table, and her vivid anecdotes make for a book that is as much a joy to read as it is to cook from.
FOOD & WINE
This season, we’re flipping through Black Smoke, The Arabesque Table, To Asia, With Love, and more.
Author Reem Kassis brings together 130 historically-traced, contemporary recipes from the Arab culture, beautifully bolstered with personal anecdotes and a fusing of the past and present.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
In a new cookbook, an ancient cuisine looks strikingly contemporary.
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
With 'Arabesque,' Kassis highlights the "cross-cultural nature of food, so we can realize how much influence we have on each other."
Palestinian food writer Reem Kassis’s latest book weaves together history, memoir and recipes to bring the diverse food cultures of the contemporary Arab world to life.
This book captures how much food defines a sense of a place and people’s identity, and the stories and recipes in its pages will nourish you from within.
Having received critical acclaim or her debut cookbook The Palestinian Table, Reem Kassis has broadened her horizons for the follow-up with a collection of recipes inspired by the Arab world.