Sirocco. Noun. A hot, dry wind blowing from East to West, often carrying with it flavors of the Mediterranean. Dubbed “the golden girl of Persian Cookery”, Sabrina Ghayour is one of the most prevalent voices in Middle Eastern cuisine.
Her new book Sirocco: Fabulous Flavors from the Middle East highlights the use of simple pantry essentials and striking flavor combinations to transform everyday dishes. Packed with 100 alluring recipes for all meals of the day, Ghayour draws from her Iranian heritage and features dishes that are modernized by the integration of African spice blends and Mediterranean staples. Start the day off with the pear, feta, and honey toast. The lima bean & za’atar dip is great for snacking. At $30, Sirocco is a great way spice up your kitchen.