A Book Review

Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen

and a close look at a culture in crisis.

Photo by Rayna Manaa and Hosam Salem W. W. Horton and Company
Photo by Rayna Manaa and Hosam Salem W. W. Horton and Company
Upside Down Rice with Eggplant & Peppers Pg 142. Rayna Manaa and Hosam Salem W. W. Norton & Co. (2019)

About the Cookbook

Vegetables are a key point in Palestinian cooking and if you are a vegetarian you would eat well in this region. With the clever way many vegetables are cooked even resolute meat-eaters would have their mouth water by reading the recipes and noting the clever way many foods normally considered boring are displayed for best effect.

PHoto credit to W. W. Norton & Co.

About the Author: Yasmin Khan

Photo attributed to Yasmin Khan W. W. Norton & Co.

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Dean Jones is a Librarian, Cookbook Reviewer, and writer. Dean lives in the SF Bay Area with his lovely wife and their six kids. wellseasonedlibrarian@gmail.com

One Table, One World

People coming from different cultural backgrounds sharing seats at the table to dine, to laugh, to cook, to heal and most of all to share the stories of their unique journeys all over the world.

TheWellSeasonedLibrarian

Written by

Dean Jones is a Librarian, Cookbook Reviewer, and writer. Dean lives in the SF Bay Area with his lovely wife and their six kids. wellseasonedlibrarian@gmail.com

One Table, One World

People coming from different cultural backgrounds sharing seats at the table to dine, to laugh, to cook, to heal and most of all to share the stories of their unique journeys all over the world.

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