Delicious Lebanese recipes from the mountains to the sea from bestselling author John Gregory Smith Sa ffron in the Souks is an exploration of the rich culinary offerings of Lebanon, from traditional home cooking to sizzling street food The great civilizations of the ancient world used Lebanon as their commercial capital, and the food and culture of the country today reaches back to the Assyrians, Persians, Macedonians and Romans From traditional Arab fare to the exquisite Armenian food cooked in Beirut, and even the distinct dishes cooked by the secretive Druze community in the south, John has explored the length and breadth of this fascinating country to bring back the very best of Lebanese cuisineSample the best of Beirut s street food, including Lamb Kibbeh and Charred Flatbreads with Goat s Cheese and Za atar, Fattet al betenjane, a hearty aubergine stew, alongside, before finishing with Mafroukeh, a whipped ricotta dessert delicately flavored with pistachio and a drizzle of honeyWith stunning location photography to bring the country to life, Saffron in the Souks is sure to delight and inspire its readers


10 thoughts on “Saffron in the Souks: Vibrant recipes from the heart of Lebanon

  1. Jess Jess says:

    I bought this as an ebook but def need the hardcover version in my kitchen STAT The recipes look soooo good and the photography is beautiful.


  2. Amanda Amanda says:

    Another brilliant and tasty book from John I ve got all of his books now None disappoint Stunning photography of the region and easy recipes Highly recommended, as are all his other books like Turkish Delights and Orange Blossom and Honey.


  3. Janice Johnson Janice Johnson says:

    Recipes from LebanonI wanted to read a recipe book from somewhere I had not tried before This book was amazing Lovely recipes, explained so well I could have eaten every one of them.I would so recommend this Not sure which recipe to try first