This is a completely revised and updated edition of Tess Mallos' influential and iconic The Complete Middle Eastern Cookbook. Instantly heralded as a classic when it was first published in 1977, The Complete MIddle Eastern Cookbook covers more than 500 classic and contemporary dishes fromeighteen countries (Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Armenia, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Gulf States, Yemen, Egypt, Iran & Afghanistan). Written with the home cook in mind, Tess's recipes are straightforward, simple to follow and work every time. Recipe and chapter introductions give valuable information about how local dishes are prepared and served, while the comprehensive glossary explains unfamiliar ingredients (which are steadily more commonplace in supermarkets today). The Complete Middle Eastern Cookbook is a book that belongs in the kitchens of every household.