Mourad

Mourad

New Moroccan

Book - 2011
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A soulful chef creates his first masterpiece

What Mourad Lahlou has developed over the last decade and a half at his Michelin-starred San Francisco restaurant is nothing less than a new, modern Moroccan cuisine, inspired by memories, steeped in colorful stories, and informed by the tireless exploration of his curious mind. His book is anything but a dutifully "authentic" documentation of Moroccan home cooking. Yes, the great classics are all here--the basteeya, the couscous, the preserved lemons, and much more. But Mourad adapts them in stunningly creative ways that take a Moroccan idea to a whole new place. The 100-plus recipes, lavishly illustrated with food and location photography, and terrifically engaging text offer a rare blend of heat, heart, and palate.
Publisher: New York : Artisan, c2011
ISBN: 9781579654290
1579654290
Call Number: 641.5964 L1395m
Characteristics: 389 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm

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SFPL_LiaH Jan 24, 2015

Mourad Lahlou, chef of Aziza in San Francisco offers a dazzling array of traditional Moroccan preparations and uncompromising advice on the use of spice. In 2014, Aziza was named as one of the top 100 restaurants in S.F. sfpl


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