WIN: A signed copy of Anissa Helou's new book Feast

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Anissa Helou has launched her latest cookbook, Feast, and we have two signed copies to give away to The Staff Canteen members.

Anissa Helou is a chef, food writer, and journalist focusing on the cuisines and culinary heritage of the Middle East, the Mediterranean, and North Africa.

WIN a copy of Anissa Helou's Feast

FEAST cover

How to enter

To be in with a chance of winning a signed copy of Anissa Helou's FEAST, simply comment on this article 'I'm in it to win it'

Closing date is Monday, October 29th at 5 pm - any entries received after this time will not be valid.

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In FEAST: Food of the Islamic World, the award-winning food writer and chef Anissa Helou who is considered an authority on the cooking of North Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East – shares her extraordinary range of beloved, time-tested recipes and stories from cuisines throughout the Muslim world.

Indonesian Crab Curry low res
Indonesian Crab Curry

Born in Lebanon to a Syrian father and Lebanese mother, Anissa is the author of numerous award-winning cookbooks including Sweet Middle East; Levant; The Fifth Quarter, An Offal Cookbook; Modern Mezze; Savory Baking from the Mediterranean; Mediterranean Street Food; Café Morocco; and Lebanese Cuisine.

Anissa started her career working for Sotheby’s as their representative for the Middle East, she then subsequently worked as a freelance art consultant and owned an antiques shop in Paris. In 1994, encouraged by a friend in the publishing world, and inspired by the Lebanese civil war, Anissa wrote her first cookbook, Lebanese Cuisine. This was followed by Street Café Morocco. Both cookbooks achieved considerable acclaim.

As well as writing her cookbooks, Anissa also writes for the Guardian and other publications. She speaks 3 languages fluently: Arabic, French and English and also speaks some Italian.

FEAST: Food of the Islamic World has a wide variety of recipes all of which derive or are strongly influenced by her heritage which includes: Indonesia Crab Curry, Swordfish Brochette and Poussin tagine with carrots, onion and lemon and many more.

By Emma Harrison


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Editor 24th October 2018

WIN: A signed copy of Anissa Helou's new book Feast