For the love of cookbooks!


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...

February 8, 2019

Lovechock is a raw cacao vegan chocolate founded by Laura Joy de Nooijer in Amsterdam in 2008 out of passion for raw cacao and passion for raw food.

That same passion infuses Lovechock’s delicious line of organic raw chocolates, from 94% extra pure (perfect for use as a base in baking or...

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...

July 26, 2017

I recently received Nadia's newest cookbook in the mail and had to try this vegetarian katsu curry ASAP!

March 11, 2017

After being out of the kitchen for the last couple of weeks, I found myself longing for a change from yogurt and salads. I had a lovely chioggia beet that I'd brought home from Tokyo, and decided to throw together a beet and blood orange salad inspired by one I'd seen online. I added goat ch...

February 4, 2017

“Taste of Persia” is an outstanding cookbook and travelogue of the region’s foodways; it reads like a love letter to places, people, and foods encountered along the journey.

January 25, 2017

Joudie’s gorgeous tribute to her family, her home, and her rich Palestinian heritage is one that deserves a place of honor on your cookbook shelf; not only gorgeous to look at, every dish begs to be made and devoured, and Joudie’s prose will flood your kitchen with the sights, sounds, and sm...

January 11, 2017

Kelly Kwok, founder of "Life Made Sweeter," has unlocked the secret to delicious restaurant-style stir fries, noodles, curries, and desserts in the slow cooker!

October 29, 2016

A fantastic cookbook that captures the vibrant sights, sounds and flavors of Istanbul and one of my top cookbooks of 2016!

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