Olives, Lemons and Za'atar

Olives, Lemons and Za'atar
Publisher: Kyle Books
Published Date: February 2014
ISBN-13: 978-0857832306

Nazareth-born Rawia Bishara learned to cook from her grandmother and mother long before words such as foodie were coined. In Brooklyn she opened Tanoreen, today recognised as New York's foremost Middle Eastern restaurant. Her cooking celebrates tradition and embraces contemporary flavours.

Shortlisted for Palestine Book Awards 2014


Reviewed by: Maha Salah

Rawia Bishara's new cookbook Olives, Lemons & Za'atar is truly a reflection of the adaptability of Palestinians in the Diaspora. Her mixture of traditional and modern cuisine makes her book perfect for those wanting to cook Palestinian food anywhere in the world. It is great both for people who are already familiar with the flavours as it...


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