Anissa Helou is a writer, journalist, and broadcaster. Born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon, she knows the Mediterranean as only a well-traveled native can. Lebanese Cuisine, her first book, was nominated for the prestigious Andre Simon Award and was named one of the best cookbooks of 1998 by the Los Angeles Times. Mediterranean Street Food was described by the New York Times as "a marvelous book." It won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award 2002 as the best Mediterranean cuisine book in English. Helou lives in London, where she has her own cooking school, Anissa's School. She appears frequently on British television and radio. She has written many articles for the Weekend Financial Times, and has contributed to several other publications including Gourmet, the Chicago Tribune, and the Washington Post. An accomplished photographer and intrepid traveler, Helou is fluent in French and Arabic as well as English.
Regrettably does not indicate the culturally appropriated material. Misses the boat completely when it does not include a major contributor to the culinary delights of the region... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Interior Design Educator
What a great book; I received the item promptly and it was in perfect condition..bought this book for my niece..she LOVED IT!Published 11 months ago by ARDA ISTAMBOULIAN
This book really wasn't what I thought it would be and did not enjoy it very much. Would not buy it again.Published 16 months ago by mamakaki
Unfortunately, pages 167 to 198 inclusive (32 pages) were missing from the book I received. The book was undamaged and it appears that the pages were not included when assembled. Read morePublished 17 months ago by K. Lapworth
The commentary within this book is a good read and accurately depicts the great food that can be had on the streets of the med. Read morePublished on March 25, 2012 by D. Hile
This superb book has a wide variety of easy and delicious Mediterranean recipes ranging from the simple to the extremely complex. All, however, are wonderful!Published on April 15, 2007 by Dr. Milo Jones