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In this stunning collection, Sharon shares over 100 classic and contemporary recipes, including black hummus, pumpkin kibbeh, almond-crusted scallops, sour cherry kebab balls, fig sorbet and semolina fudge.

Heady spices, creamy tahini, tender lamb, fragrant rosewater and fresh, salty cheeses. Enter the exotic world of Syrian cooking.

Sharon Salloum, co-owner and chef of Almond Bar restaurant in Sydney, was brought up in a traditional Syrian household, where a steady stream of friends and family were welcomed with generous offerings of food and drink. Helping in the kitchen, Sharon learnt to cook from an early age, and developed a strong sense of pride in her Syrian heritage.

In this stunning collection, Sharon shares over 100 classic and contemporary recipes, including black hummus, pumpkin kibbeh, almond-crusted scallops, sour cherry kebab balls, fig sorbet and semolina fudge. Let Sharon's natural warmth entice you to gather your favourite people around you and enjoy a taste of Syria.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781921383014

    August 21, 2013

    Lantern

    208 pages

    RRP $39.99

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Awards and Recognition

  • Gourmand World Cookbook Awards - Australian Division
    2014
    Winner
    Best Arab Cuisine Book
  • Gourmand World Cookbook Awards - Australian Division
    2014
    Winner
    Best Woman Chef Book
  • Gourmand World Cookbook Awards - Best in the world round
    2014
    Second
    Best Arab Cuisine Book