About Claudia Roden

Claudia Roden

London-based Claudia Roden is often called the food goddess of Middle Eastern food writing, and is regarded as an authority on Mediterranean, North African, and European cooking. She was born in Cairo, educated in Paris and London, and is admired the world over as a fine writer as well as a great cook. She has authored more than a dozen cookbooks, including The Food of Spain, and has been honored with both the James Beard Award and the Glenfiddich Award.

Spanish Gazpacho

Spanish Gazpacho

Puree tomatoes, cukes, bell peppers, bread, vinegar, garlic, and olive oil until smooth, toss in the fridge until mind-numbingly cold, then slurp and sigh.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 1
Orange Flan

Orange Flan | Flan de Naranja

Made from just three ingredients, this classic flan is ridiculously easy to toss together. A tangy, rich, creamy coda to a luxe dinner or a simple brunch.

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  • 10 M
  • 9 H
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Phyllo Pastry with Nuts and Honey Syrup Recipe

Phyllo Pastries with Nuts and Honey

Like baklava, these exquisite little pastries are a communion of phyllo, nuts, and sweet, sweet honey. Unlike baklava, they’re a cinch to make.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 9
Baked Kibbeh with Onion and Pine Nut Topping Recipe

Baked Lamb Kibbeh with Onion and Pine Nut Topping

This baked kibbeh is an easier-to-make cousin of the work-intensive classic. The ground lamb base is crowned with a savory onion and pine nut topping.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Chicken with Tomato Pilaf Recipe

Chicken with Tomato Pilaf

Sauteed chicken chunks are nestled over rice pilaf speckled with fresh tomatoes and parsley. A wedge of lemon or sumac finishes the dish.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
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