In the new edition of the Iraqi Family Cookbook, I share with you recipes from different regions of the country, stories of our family table, and cooking tips to help you bring the taste and the aroma of the Iraqi Cuisine into your kitchen. I used easily found supermarket ingredients to prepare these authentic, traditional recipes. All ingredients and recipes in this book have been tested, and approved by my family and friends. You can recreate my family’s experience in your own kitchen with more than 150 delicious, and mouthwatering recipes. Visit my blog to explore the Iraqi cuisine, and try to cook these recipes.
Kay Karim has collected recipes from generations of her family as well as all the regions of Iraq in this lovingly-compiled tribute to her homeland's cuisine. Modern Iraqi cooking relies on an abundance of fresh, seasonal produce, beans, rice, fish, and quality meats. Typical spices include cinnamon, allspice, dried lime, saffron, sumac, and turmeric. An earlier version of this cookbook won a World Gourmand Cookbook Award in 2007. This new edition has been completely edited and revised, and includes beautiful colour photographs throughout. It includes more than 150 easy-to-follow recipes; detailed introduction to Iraq's history, culture, and cuisine; a guide to spices and ingredients; fascinating notes and family anecdotes, and over 100 colour photographs.