Discover Recipes From Around the World

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JMRL has a wide variety of cookbooks available to give you some international inspiration for your next home-cooked meal. Try out one of these:

Koreatown: A Cookbook by Deuki Hong – More than 100 Korean recipes reflect emerging trends in America’s hotspot cities and augment instructions on a range of barbecue, stew, soup, noodle and kimchi options with engaging stories and interviews.

Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die by Diane Kochilas – Part cookbook and part cultural history, examines the culinary traditions of the small Greek island where its inhabitants are living well and with few diseases or age-related ailments, and shares classic Ikarian recipes.

Taste of Persia: A Cook’s Travels Through Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, and Kurdistan by Naomi Duguid – A collection of recipes from the heart of the Persian Empire introduces the food traditions from this cuisine, and includes such options as potato and pumpkin soup, fried eggplant roll-ups, marinated pork kebabs, and pomegranate-walnut chicken stew.

Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi – A tribute to the vibrant cuisine of Jerusalem explores its cross-cultural influences and includes such options as charred baby okra with tomato and preserved lemon, clementine and almond cake, and braised lamb meatballs with sour cherries.

A Table in Venice: Recipes From My Home by Skye McAlpine – A lifelong resident of Venice and well-known cooking blogger presents a collection of classic Italian recipes, including zucchini pizette, sliced veal in creamy tuna and caper sauce, bigoli with walnut sauce, and mascarpone tart with figs.

Feast: Food of the Islamic World by Anissa Helou – An award-winning chef shares her extraordinary range of beloved, time-tested recipes and stories from cuisines throughout the Muslim world.

The Cuban Table by Ana Sofía Peláez – A Cuban-American food writer and blogger offers an illustrated, comprehensive overview of Cuban cuisine, providing historical context for dishes that include Spanish and African ingredients as well as 110 delicious, authentic recipes.

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