Helou, A: Levant
Recipes and Memories from the Middle East
A collection of tasty recipes inspired by Helou's family and childhood in Beirut and Syria, and her travels around the regions of the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East. Helou draws together 150 recipes through the themes of family, farm, souks, restaurants, bakeries and more.
ANISSA HELOU (anissas.com) is a food writer, journalist, broadcaster and blogger. Born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon, and Mashta el-Helou, Syria, she knows the Mediterranean as only a well-travelled native can. Ms. Helou is the author of numerous award-winning cookbooks including The Fifth Quarter, An Offal Cookbook; Modern Mezze; Savory Baking from the Mediterranean; Mediterranean Street Food; Cafe Morocco; and Lebanese Cuisine, which was a finalist for the prestigious Andre Simon awards and chosen as one of the Los Angeles Times' favourite books. Anissa has just launched Koshari Street (kosharistreet.com), an Egyptian inspired street food experience, in London and plans to launch others very soon.