For the love of cookbooks!


May 4, 2019

Kim Kushner is an author, culinary instructor and mother of four.

Her cooking style reflects her busy, multitasking life and her cookbooks were some of the first to showcase beautiful, modern kosher cooking that is light, healthy, and international.

I own dozens of kosher cookbooks (and hundre...

March 1, 2019

In the past, Claudia Lucero's "One-Hour Cheese" was a much-used part of my kitchen; I'd used it to craft homemade goat cheese, ricotta, chevre, brie and others with Claudia's simple, step-by-step photo guidance.

After switching to a plant-based lifestyle, I was eager to see how everyday pantr...

January 25, 2019

I’ve been blessed to teach hundreds of students from the Middle East, who generously shared their culture, cuisine and stories over tiny porcelain cups of cardamom-scented Arabic coffee, dates from royal orchards, and rosewater-soaked pastries, and “Baladi” captures the essence of Palestine...

January 23, 2019


​​For the last 13 years, I have been blessed to teach students from over 100 countries, including many Georgian students… I quickly fell in love with their sense of...

January 19, 2019

As the grandchild of immigrants as well as a second-generation American, “The Immigrant Cookbook: Recipes that Make America Great” speaks to me on a very personal level. My grandmother and great-grandparents immigrated from southeast Poland in the early 20th century and my grandmother would...

January 8, 2019

I'm so happy to share my friend Rinku Battacharya's new book "Instant Indian"; it features 100 authentic recipes from around India, including dals, idli, curries, chaat, biryani, pulao, and more! There are also recipes for paneer, no-knead naan, yogurt, and spice blends.

I previously reviewed...

February 10, 2018

Murray Thom and Tim Harper collect sixty talented New Zealand bakers’ takes on classic bakes, from tarts, roulades, pavlovas, croissants and laminated dough to innovative unrefined / raw desserts, savouries (asparagus, mint and feta bread, scones, spanakopita, quiches, leek and cheese tarts,...

January 22, 2018

Avital Sebbag is an certified natural therapist, specializing in nutrition and ancient Chinese medicine. A practitioner of the Kwan Um school of Zen, Avital’s stunning cookbook “Five Seasons in the Kitchen: Zen-Inspired Vegan Cooking” exudes exquisite harmony and utter simplicity t...

Chefs Collective rounds up top Asian culinary talent and highlights the diversity of Asian cuisine, blending age-old techniques with modern-day trends

July 22, 2017

Turkish cooking is ultimately about hospitality and sharing, and the recipes in “Tree Of Life: Turkish Home Cooking” will transport you!

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