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By Yasmin Khan
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From the publisher:

The acclaimed author of Zaitoun returns with vibrant recipes and powerful stories from the islands that bridge the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

For thousands of years, the eastern Mediterranean has stood as a meeting point between East and West, bridging cultures and cuisines through trade, commerce, and migration. Traveling by boat and land, Yasmin Khan traces the ingredients that have spread through the region from the time of Ottoman rule to the influence of recent refugee communities.

At the kitchen table, she explores what borders, identity, and migration mean in an interconnected world, and her recipes unite around thickets of dill and bunches of oregano, zesty citrus and sweet dates, thick tahini, and soothing cardamom. Khan includes healthy, seasonal, vegetable-focused recipes, such as hot yogurt soups, zucchini, and feta fritters, pomegranate and sumac chicken, and candied pumpkin with tahini and date syrup.

Fully accessible for the home cook, with stunning food and location photography, Ripe Figs is a dazzling collection of recipes and stories that celebrate an ever-diversifying region and imagine a world without borders."

Publication date: 5/4/21


Explore the cuisine of Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus with the help of Yasmin Khan's new cookbook, Ripe Figs, paired with a selection of ingredients carefully curated to complement the book.

Box contents include:

  • Ripe Figs cookbook with author-signed bookplate affixed into the book
  • A trio of spices from Burlap & Barrel
    • Silk Chili Flakes (Aleppo Pepper)
    • Cured Sumac
    • Cloud Forest Cardamom (Whole)
  • Daphnis & Chloe Wild Thyme Flowers (not pictured)
  • Just Pomegranate Molasses
  • Rustichella d'ABruzzo Orzo
  • Jacobsen Salt Co. Wildflower Honey
  • Sadaf Fine Bulgur


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