"With The Palestinian Table, Reem Kassis gracefully demonstrates the power of food to transcend the political divisions that are, too often, all we know of a place like Palestine. Reading and cooking from this essential book--a thoughtful collection of great recipes, historical and cultural insights, and beautiful photographs--will move you closer to understanding this complex, fascinating part of the world."


About the Book

Winner of the Guild of Food Writers First Book Award and James Beard nominee for Best International Cookbook, The Palestinian Table is inspired by three generations of family tradition and weaves together a tapestry of personal anecdotes, local customs, historical context and nearly 150 recipes to create a feast for the senses. It take readers on a gastronomic journey across Palestine, showcasing the rich culinary history of the area and giving rare insight into the heart of the Palestinian family kitchen.


Specially commissioned photographs of recipes, ranging from simple breakfasts and speedy salads to celebratory meals fit for a feast, bring these vibrant dishes to life. This sophisticated and approachable book is a must-have for those keen to discover more about the region’s culture, cooking and way of life, and those who appreciate the simple pleasures of being in the kitchen and the enriching power of food.

Praise for The Palestinian Table


Bethany Kehdy - Author of The Jewelled Kitchen 

“Reem’s cookbook is a joyful celebration of traditional Palestinian cooking written with so much love, integrity and context. A must have for the recipes as well as the writing and story-telling.”


Yasmin Khan - Author of The Saffron Tales

“A beautiful celebration of Palestinian home cooking and an important contribution to the conservation of Palestine's culinary heritage."


Maureen Abood - Author of Rose Water and Orange Blossoms 

Your mouth will water as mine does reading Reem’s succulent Palestinian recipes! I feel a great debt of gratitude to her for giving us this glorious invitation to taste the flavors of The Palestinian Table. I can’t wait to get into the kitchen and bring Reem’s delicious world into my own."

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Logo design by LAMA KHATIB DANIEL 

Food Photography by DAN PEREZ

Copyright © 2017 by Reem Kassis. All Right Reserved.



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