Posts Tagged “Arto der Haroutunian”

North African Cookery by Arto Der Haroutunian – review

North African Cookery by Arto Der Haroutunian – review

Grub Street should be applauded for introducing a new generation of food lovers to Arto Der Haroutunian. It might be a name unfamiliar to any but the most enthusiastic of cookbook collectors, but he is considered as worthy as, say, Elizabeth David in his own sphere. He died suddenly in 1987 at the age of…

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Classic Vegetarian Cookery by Arto der Haroutunian – review

Classic Vegetarian Cookery by Arto der Haroutunian – review

Arto der Haroutunian died too young. He has left a cult following and a series of books to remind us of the very reasons that he still inspires cookbook collectors and home chefs alike. He had a particular all-encompassing view of the world that enabled him to graze the globe and archive his findings in…

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The Yogurt Cookbook by Arto der Haroutunian – review

The Yogurt Cookbook by Arto der Haroutunian – review

Arto der Haroutunian died too young. His books have become collector’s items but thanks to Grub Street we can all have access to his collections of eclectic and fascinating recipes. He had a focus on Middle Eastern food but this particular volume, The Yogurt Cookbook, is ingredient-based and offers an insight into the uses of yogurt…

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Middle Eastern Cookery by Arto der Haroutunian – review

Middle Eastern Cookery by Arto der Haroutunian – review

Original copies of this book have changed hands for hundreds of pounds. It’s that combination of scarcity and popularity that encourages that monetary phenomenon. The author, Arto der Haroutunian, died in 1987 so his books are valued as a resource that will never be replaced. Arto was only 47 years old when he died. Middle…

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Vegetarian Dishes from the Middle East by Arto der Haroutunian – review

Vegetarian Dishes from the Middle East by Arto der Haroutunian – review

First published in 1983, Vegetarian Dishes from the Middle East is a classic and I am so pleased to see its re-introduction. It’s a book that any serious enthusiast of Middle Eastern food would want to own. The author Arto der Haroutunian was born in Aleppo, Syria in 1940 but came to England as a…

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