Middle Eastern Sweets: Desserts, Pastries, Creams & Treats


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$35.00  $32.55
Phaidon Press
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8.4 X 10.7 X 1.1 inches | 2.95 pounds

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About the Author

Salma Hage, from the Kadisha Valley in north Lebanon, has more than 50 years of experience of family cooking. She learned to cook from her mother, mother-in-law, and sisters-in-law, and spent many years working as a professional cook. This is her fourth book, after The Lebanese Kitchen, the James Beard Award-winning The Middle Eastern Vegetarian Cookbook, and The Mezze Cookbook.


'Beautifully photographed . . . the recipes are easy to follow and work beautifully.' - Margaux Laskey, The New York Times

'A Best Cookbook of 2021' - Food52

'Equal parts recipes, travelogue, and personal history.' - Food Network

'A rich and varied array of ingredients and cultural influences.' - Fine Dining Lovers

'A fine celebration of delights.' - Luxe Magazine

'Bake your way through the Middle East at home with a helping hand from award-winning author Salma Hage.' - Time Out

'Authentic and accessible collection.' - Publishers Weekly

'In my years of searching high and low for the best Middle Eastern recipes and cookbooks, I have yet to find one that makes me feel the way Middle Eastern Sweets does.' - Edouard Massih, chef, owner of Edy's Grocer on Food52

'This stunning, elegantly bound cookbook ... will satisfy even the most discerning sweet tooth.' - Shelf Awareness

'The ideal book for both everyday family or festive meals.' - City Book Review

'Elegant...enticing.' - Cooks Without Borders

'An abundance of flavours and aromas and, once made, will never be forgotten' - Good Housekeeping UK
'The grande dame of Lebanese cooking...packed with recipes for desserts, pastries, treats and drinks.' - Stylist