A Taste of Persia is a collection of authentic recipes from one of the world's oldest cuisines, chosen and adapted for today's lifestyle and kitchen. Here are light appetizers and kababs, hearty stews and rich, golden crusted rices, among many other dishes, all fragrant with the distinctive herbs, spices, or fruits of Iran. Each recipe offers clear, easy to follow, step by step instructions. Most take less than an hour to prepare many require only a few moments many others can be made in advance. Besides its 100 recipes and 60 photographs, the book includes a useful dictionary of Persian cooking techniques and ingredients, a list of specialty stores around the nation that sell hard to find items, and a brief history of Persian cookery. Together these make a complete introduction to this wonderful cuisine. About the AuthorNajmieh Batmanglij was raised in a very traditional family in Iran. She has spent the last 20 years cooking, researching and collecting authentic Persian recipes. Her books include Ma Cuisine d'Iran Paris, 1984, Food of Life Mage, 1986, and Persian Cooking For A Healthy Kitchen Mage, 1994. She is currently working on a vegetarian cookbook.
Author: Najmieh K. Batmanglij