It’s eating season! With the holidays come lots of excuses to gather friends and family and celebrate what’s good in life—ahem, food. There couldn’t be a better time to add some new recipes to your repertoire. With the help of Longitude Books we rounded-up the five best new global cookbooks your kitchen deserves. From the comforts of the Scandinavian hearth to the zest of Cuban street food, this collection of newly published global cookbooks brings the world into your kitchen.
Land of Fish and Rice
by Fuchsia Dunlop
Discussing a region very important to Chinese cuisine, this cookbook features simple and flavorful recipes from the southern Yangtze. It draws on the region’s native flora and fauna for specialties like chrysanthemum leaves with pine nuts, Buddhist vegetarian tofu rolls and fresh clam custard. The recipes are presented alongside some exquisite images. Highly respected in the world of Chinese cooking, Fuchsia Dunlop has won four James Beard Awards.
by John Gregory-Smith
Introducing traditional Turkish cuisine region-by-region, this cookbook presents over 100 dishes, some of which emerged centuries ago from lavish Ottoman palaces. Food journalist Gregory-Smith profiles regional favorites from Turkey’s snow-capped mountains, its lake-covered plains, Mediterranean coastline and beyond. He includes traditional breakfasts, fiery kebabs, stews, mouth-watering street food, sweet dishes and much more.
Scandinavian Comfort Food
by Trine Hahnemann
The doyenne of Scandinavian cooking Trine Hahnemann shares the simple pleasures of hygge in this collection of recipes. Even if your family doesn’t gather by the hearth when the days are short, her recipes are great for cozy, long meals.
by Jose Pizarro
Designed to demystify the cuisine of northern Spain, this cookbook features 80 mouth-watering recipes from the Basque region (which has more Michelin-starred restaurants per capita than any other area in the world). It includes best-loved dishes like Salt Cod with Pisto and Allioli, Grilled Scallops with Chorizo and Gordal Olives Stuffed with Anchovies and Orange Zest. Jose Pizarro is a well-known Spanish chef who owns restaurants in Madrid and London.
Cuba! Recipes and Stories from the Cuban Kitchen
by Jody Eddy | Dan Goldberg (Photographer)
Award-winning photographer Dan Goldberg teams up with renowned food writer Joan Eddy (North: The New Nordic Cuisine of Iceland) in this timely collection of stories and recipes. Their 75 endlessly delicious dishes come from the typical Cuban kitchen and include Cuban Fried Chicken, Tostones Stuffed with Lobster, plus desserts like Mojito Cake with Rum-Infused Whipped Cream.
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