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May Shakhashir Bsisu is a resident of Cincinnati, Ohio. May has lived, eaten, and cooked in many parts of the world; however, paramount in her cooking, writing, and teaching is the authentic "old country" food of her Palestinian heritage. Today, both as a culinary professional and as an Arab-American woman, she has dedicated herself to preserving and teaching this healthful and delicious cuisine in the United States. She is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, Women Chefs & Restaurateurs, and Chefs Collaborative.
It has wonderful recipes and also tells the history of where they come from.
May Bsisu does a wonderful job explaining how to cook traditional Arabic dishes and the spectrum of the recipes she includes is impressive.
These two recipes turned out well beyond my expectations and I'm looking forward to making many more things from this great book.
This booked has saved my a$$ so many times!!!
It's been a God send!!!
I am a southern American woman who has married a wonderful Palestinian man. Read more
I was not sure how to rate this book, I gave it a low rating because the title is inaccurate in relation the content, as most of the recipes are originally related to the Levant... Read morePublished 4 months ago by hhamid
I love cookbooks to read as well as use and this more than fits the bill! Has the history of the ingredients as well as the dishes and the areas they come from plus the major... Read morePublished 16 months ago by C.M.
I was quite impressed with the author's care and writing style, which reminds me of Claudia Roden's works. Read morePublished 16 months ago by John Burkholder
his book is great. Lots of recipes. I do have a hard time looking up some of the recipes because the author transliterated the names of some of dishes and spelled them quite... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Zaytoona
the best part is the preface I learn about the Arabs traditions, the receipes are very simple good for th home cookPublished 18 months ago by Christian Gaborit
This book is incredible. It has wonderful recipes and also tells the history of where they come from. I highly recommend this book.Published 18 months ago by Julie