This practical and comprehensive cookbook opens up a world of delightful dishes and provides numerous, inspiring ideas for healthy eating. Monique Bassila Zaarour brings three great gifts to her Lebanese Kitchen: from her Lebanese heritage, an intimate kwledge of one of the world's great cuisines; from her training as a nutritionist, scientific understanding of the health benefits of food; and from her life as a working mother, eminently practical tips. She will whip your cupboards into shape with her advice about plastic bags and advance preparation, and her arsenal of tips on how to defend your kitchen from fast-food culture. She organizes; she inspires. With packets of minced lamb and grilled pine-nuts on hand in your freezer, you too can make healthy, delicious meals such as fortifying eggplant lamb stew, lentil soup, falafel sandwiches, stuffed zucchini, rice pilaf - in just a half hour. Beautiful photography and design Detailed, easy-to-follow recipes Comprehensive nutritional information Useful tips and variations
Monique Bassila Zaarour is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal, and is an accomplished food writer, nutirtionist, and expert on healthy eating.