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Encyclopedia > Middle Eastern cuisine
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Other ingredients Image File history File links Title_Cuisine_2. ... A cuisine (from French cuisine, meaning cooking; culinary art; kitchen; itself from Latin coquina, meaning the same; itself from the Latin verb coquere, meaning to cook) is a specific set of cooking traditions and practices, often associated with a place of origin. ... Cooking is the act of preparing food to eat. ... This is a list of food preparation utensils, also known as kitchenware. ... // United States measures Note that the measurements in this section are in U.S. customary units. ... Herbs: basil Herbs (IPA: hə(ɹ)b, or əɹb; see pronunciation differences) are plants grown for culinary, medicinal, or in some cases even spiritual value. ... Screen shot of Spice OPUS, a fork of Berkeley SPICE SPICE (Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis) is a general purpose analog circuit simulator. ... For the computer protocol, see SAUCE In cooking, a sauce is a liquid or sometimes solid based selection of various ingredients served on or used in the preparation of food. ... Soup is a savoury liquid food that is made by combining ingredients, such as meat, vegetables and beans in stock or hot water, until the flavor is extracted, forming a broth. ... A selection of desserts Dessert is a course that typically comes at the end of a dinner, usually consisting of sweet food but sometimes of a strongly-flavored one, such as some cheeses. ... Cheese is a solid food made from the milk of cows, goats, sheep, and other mammals. ... Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults. ... For other uses, see Bread (disambiguation). ... Tea leaves in a Chinese gaiwan. ... A salad of vegetables and cheese. ...

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The term Middle Eastern cuisine refers to the various cuisines of the Middle East. Despite their similarities, there are considerable differences in climate and culture, so that the term is not particularly useful. Commonly used ingredients include pitas, honey, sesame seeds, sumac, chickpeas, mint and parsley. Asian cuisine is a term for the various cuisines of South, East and Southeast Asia and for fusion dishes based on combining them. ... ÊÂòàÈ€ū¹ ² ³ ÁHello ... Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of Spanish, French, African, Amerindian and Indian cuisine. ... South Asian cuisine includes the cuisines of the South Asia. ... See the individual entries for: Argentine cuisine Brazilian cuisine Mexican cuisine South American cuisine . ... North American cuisine is a term used for foods native to or popular in countries of North America. ... Cuisine of Africa reflects indigenous traditions, as well as influences from Arabs, Europeans, and Asians. ... This is a list of famous and notable chefs. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... For the coarsely ground flour, see flour. ... A cuisine (from French cuisine, meaning cooking; culinary art; kitchen; itself from Latin coquina, meaning the same; itself from the Latin verb coquere, meaning to cook) is a specific set of cooking traditions and practices, often associated with a place of origin. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... Culture (from the Latin cultura stemming from colere, meaning to cultivate), generally refers to patterns of human activity and the symbolic structures that give such activity significance. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A jar of honey, shown with a wooden honey server and scones. ... Binomial name Sesamum indicum L. Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum. ... Species About 250 species; see text Rhus is a genus approximately 250 species of woody shrubs and small trees in the family Anacardiaceae. ... Binomial name Cicer arietinum L. Percentages are relative to US RDI values for adults. ... MiNT (MiNT is Now TOS) is an alternative operating system (OS) kernel for the Atari ST computer and its successors which is free software. ... Species Percentages are relative to US RDI values for adults. ...

The Middle Eastern cuisines include:

Arab cuisine is the cuisine of the Arab countries. ... Armenian cuisine is as ancient as the history of Armenia, and a combination of different tastes and aromas. ... Typical Assyrian cuisine Assyrian cuisine is very closely related to other Middle Eastern cuisines. ... Greek cuisine is the cuisine of Greece or perhaps of the Greeks. ... History Iraqi cuisine has many roots one of which is in tent cookery. ... Lebanese Cuisine, or foods from Lebanon, are considered a Mediterranean delicacy consisting of a variety of fresh vegetarian recipes, salads and stews all seasoned with a flavorsome combination of exotic spices. ... Moroccan cuisine has long been considered as one of the most diversified cuisines in the world. ... This article needs cleanup. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Iranian cuisine. ... Syrian Jews derive their origin from two groups: those who inhabited the region of todays Syria from the ancient times and those Sephardim who fled to Syria after the expulsion of the Jews from Spain (1492 CE). ... Turkish cuisine is highly influenced by its Ottoman heritage, and thus, it is a fusion and refinement of Turkic, Arabic, Persian and Greek cuisines[1]. Ottomans fused various culinary traditions of their realm, with influences from Middle Eastern cuisines, along with traditional Turkic elements from Central Asia such as Yogurt. ... Uzbek cuisine is influenced by the general agriculture as in most nations. ... The cuisine of Yemen is entirely distinct from the more widely known Middle Eastern cuisines. ...


  • Claudia Roden, The New Book of Middle Eastern Food, Knopf, 2000. ISBN 0375405062.
  • Sami Zubaida and Richard Tapper, A Taste of Thyme: Culinary Cultures of the Middle East, London and New York, 1994 and 2000, ISBN 1-86064-603-4.

See also

  Results from FactBites:
Middle Eastern Cuisine (DeepFitness.com) (595 words)
‘Middle eastern cuisine’ is a broad term that encompasses many different cooking styles from a number of different countries.
The spices and flavorings of Middle Eastern food are those that awaken the senses, sparkling against the thicker, richer tastes of the main ingredients.
Its contributions to the cuisine of the entire Middle Eastern region of the world are unmistakable.
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