"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.