. . . generous serving of pride, affection, and kitchen wisdom. . .a family cookbook that has evoked heartfelt responses from readers for years. . . --Saudi Aramco World, Sept./Oct. 2005
. . .elegant, utterly delicious tributeto Arabic food, memory, precious family flavors we savor all our lives-I adore Linda's cookbook! --Naomi Shihab Nye, author
. . .Arab-American writers. . . reexamining lives of their remarkably determined ancestors. AK is both cookbook and part of this literature. . . --Charles Perry, LA Times, Aug. 18, 1999
About the Author
Linda Dalal Sawaya is an artist and author who paints and cooks in Portland, Oregon. Her artist mother, Alice, now 95, still cooks Sunday dinner and makes art and jewelry in California. She continues to remind us, "If you make it with love, it will be delicious!", which is the mantra of the cookbook and for a recipe for a life happily lived.