Middle Eastern food draws on the exotic tastes of various styles of cooking and combines them in a blend of unusual yet simple tastes for mouthwatering dishes. It is easy to prepare, wonderful to look at and offers an amazing variety of healthy dishes, making it the ideal cooking style for the health-conscious. In The Middle Eastern Cookbook, you will discover the rich, aromatic flavors of countries where food is an intrinsic part of the culture and the sharing of meals with family and guests is a feature of daily life. From Tabbouleh and Dolmas to Chicken Salona and Baklava, Middle Eastern cooking is a delicious collection of wonderful tastes, colors, and rich textures. Renowned food authority Maria Khalife has gathered together a collection of the best of Middle Eastern cooking. The recipes are easy to follow, use ingredients that are readily available and are accompanied by colorful and succulent photographs.