Author(s): Ghillie Basan
Shortlisted for the 2010 Le Cordon Bleu World Food Media Awards, this collection of authentic recipes has been beautifully photographed on location in Morocco. KEMIA & SALADS include simple recipes such as Garlicky Broad Bean Dip, and Preserved Lemon and Tomato Salad with Capers. Explore SOUPS, BREADS & SAVOURY PASTRIES, from Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Aniseed and Saffron to Spiced Festive Bread. TAGINES, K'DRAS & COUSCOUS features the classic Lamb Tagine with Almonds, Prunes and Apricots. GRILLS, PANFRIES & ROASTS include a Baked Trout Stuffed with Dates; SIDE DISHES & PRESERVES includes Spicy Potato Omelette, whilst SWEET SNACKS, PUDDINGS & DRINKS includes treats such as Rose-flavoured Milk Pudding and Fluffy Pistachio Nougat. Also included are essays on The Souks, Spices and Sensual Flavours; Berber Traditions and Tagines; Mint Tea Culture and much more.
Ghillie Basan has worked as a cookery writer, restaurant critic and journalist. Her food and travel articles have appeared in the Sunday Herald, Scotland on Sunday and BBC Good Food Magazine. She is the author of Tagines & Couscous and Kebabs & Other Light Grills, both published by Ryland Peters & Small.