Balkan Cookbook, The

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  • How would one begin to prepare such Balkan delights as chorba, cashcaval, borsh, ghiveci, and papanashi? Vladimir Mirodan, a native Romanian, introduces the reader to a world of cooking primarily unknown to the West. The cuisine of Romania, Bulgaria, and Yugoslavia is derived from a culture that evolved along the Danube River--at a crossroads where French, Russian, and Eastern influences meet. It is a tantalizingly unique cuisine, as the author demonstrates through 180 authentic recipes based on traditional Balkan ingredients. Actor-director Mirodan is a lifelong gourmet committed to the promotion of his native region's imaginative cooking. He has drawn recipes from family and friends, as well as from a well-established personal collection, and offers such delicacies as: Peppers Filled with Aubergine Caviar; Mushrooms with Fetta Cheese and Herbs; Salads with Bulgarian Yoghurt Dressing; Chorba with Meat Balls; Chicken Terrine in Garlic Aspic; Marinaded Trout; Braised Lamb with Spinach; and Beef Stew with Quinces. To complement the full array of recipes, Mirodan provides a brief history of Balkan cooking. He is dedicated to its preservation, but notes that changes in Balkan society could mean the eventual extinction of this cuisine. His emphasis is understandably on his native Romania, which he describes as
  • Author:
    Vladimir Mirodan
    Binding:
    Hardcover
    Dewey Decimal Number:
    641.59496
    EAN:
    9780882897387
    Edition:
    1st Pelican Ed
    ISBN:
    0882897381
    Label:
    Pelican Publishing
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $23.00
    Manufacturer:
    Pelican Publishing
    Number Of Items:
    1
    Number Of Pages:
    208
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    1989-01-31
    Publisher:
    Pelican Publishing
    Studio:
    Pelican Publishing
    Title:
    Balkan Cookbook, The
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    Release Date:
    1989-01-31

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