When Suzanne Cooks
by Suzanne Husseini
Divided into five sections depicting breakfast , mezze, lunch , dinner and desert dishes, when Suzanne cooks presents recipes for traditional Arabic foods like falafel , Shawarma and stuffed vine leaves all with a modern twist.
An entire chapter of the book is dedicated to mezze, delectable appetizers like meatballs with sour cherry sauce, flaky cheese and spinach filled pastries, and grilled aubergines with pomegranate dressing. The recipes in the ‘Lunch’ and ‘Dinner’ chapters also include side dishes that match perfectly with the mains. The luscious ‘Dessert’ section has an inviting selection of Arabian modern treats and interesting creations.
Armed with delightful, crisp product shots and clear step-by-step guidelines, this book will be a sure hit with all cookery enthusiasts who wish to add a twist to their cooking. The book also contains a detailed contents page for ease of browsing and to find your preferred recipes without delay. A glossary in the back gives an explanation for terms used in the book – a great way to get accustomed to unfamiliar names of ingredients and to make you feel like a professional Middle Eastern cook in no time. The book contains photography of the highest standard by renowned food photographer, Petrina Tinslay.
A contributor to many publications like BBC Good Food and Caterer , Suzanne Husseini has been featured on various local television programmes. She hosted one of the most popular Arabic cooking shows on a local TV network based in Dubai, which was a great platform to highlight Arabic cuisine in her unique style. She frequently conducts live cooking demonstrations, and has been a featured presenter at major food events such as Taste of Dubai, Abu Dhabi Book Fair, Gourmand’s Paris Cook Book Fair and Frankfurt Book Fair. Suzanne has been a teacher, a pilates instructor and a restaurant manager and combined her skills and passion for food in order to conduct cooking classes to those eager to unlock the mysteries behind middle eastern dishes. Living in Canada, Saudi Arabia and Dubai and having the opportunity to travel has reinforced what she’s always suspected: that all people are the same and crave the same things. She currently lives in Dubai with her husband Ahmed and her three children.
November 2010, Paperback, 200 pages, 11.0" x 9.25"