Ottolenghi The Cookbook

Ottolenghi The Cookbook -Strong and Interesting Recipes

Ottolenghi The Cookbook – Introduction Ottolenghi The Cookbook is a beautiful book full of delicious recipes that you immediately want to try out. It is authored by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi (Yotam is an Israeli and Sami a Palestinian who both now live in London). Both were born in […]

Crescent City Cooking

Crescent City Cooking: Refined Recipes from Susan Spicer

Crescent City Cooking: Introduction Crescent City Cooking by Susan Spicer surveys the recipes of her native (from the age of 7) New Orleans and beyond and is an excellent book to add to your cookbook collection if you are interested in the cuisine of this fascinating city. We have eaten […]

Middle Eastern Cooking by Haratounian

Middle Eastern Cookery – A Great Survey by Arto der Haroutunian

Middle Eastern Cookery: Introduction Middle Eastern Cookery by Arto der Haroutunian is one of the classics of Middle Eastern cooking. It is a thoroughly researched, clearly written classic that is worth returning to again and again whenever you feel inspired to cook any of the great dishes of this region. […]

Mrs Fisher Title Page

What Mrs Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking by Abby Fisher

What Mrs Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking: Introduction What Mrs Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking is an intriguing book by an ex-slave from Mobile, Alabama (which is not too far east from New Orleans) who worked as a chef in San Francisco in the second half of the […]

Delights from the Garden of Eden

Delights from the Garden of Eden: An important book by Nawal Nasrallah

Delights from the Garden of Eden – Introduction Delights from the Garden of Eden: A Cookbook and a History of the Iraq Cuisine by Nawal Nasrallah is a recent classic that should be a feature of every food lover’s library. Delights from the Garden of Eden has the look and […]

Miss Parloa's New Cookbook

Miss Parloa’s New Cookbook: An interesting book by Maria Parloa

Miss Parloa’s New Cookbook: Introduction Miss Parloa’s New Cookbook: A Guide to Marketing and Cooking was an influential and groundbreaking cookbook written by teacher and author Maria Parloa and published in the United States in 1891. Maria Parloa was born in Massachusetts in 1843 and died in 1909 having written […]

Cuisine of Armenia

The Cuisine of Armenia: A great book by Sonia Uvezian

The Cuisine of Armenia – Introduction The Cuisine of Armenia by Sonia Uvezian deserves its place in every food lover’s library because it clearly and precisely explains the vibrant and exciting dishes that comprise the cuisine of this now small country that sits at the crossroads of the world. Before […]

The River Café Cook Book

The River Café Cook Book by Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers

The River Café Cook Book – Introduction The River Café Cook Book was the first book released by the chefs and owners of famous The River Café in London. Not all great restaurants can produce a great cookbook, but Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers have managed to replicate the calm […]

Moosewood Cookbook

Moosewood Cookbook by Mollie Katzen

Moosewood Cookbook – Introduction The Moosewood Cookbook was compiled by one of the founders of the restaurant, Mollie Katzen, and represents the eclectic array of dishes that were served there. Ever since it was released in 1977 this cookbook has been receiving justifiable accolades. It is also worth noting that […]

Slow Mediterranean Kitchen

The Slow Mediterranean Kitchen by Paula Wolfert

The Slow Mediterranean Kitchen – Introduction Paula Wolfert was a giant among food writers. She had an outstanding ability to identify food regions that would appeal to home cooks even if they were obscure and to research the foods of that region in minute detail. She also had the ability […]