Kaya's Passion for Cookbooks Takes Us Around the World

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That Sounds So Good: 100 Real-Life Recipes for Every Day of the Week: A Cookbook by Carla Lalli Music $35.00 (hardcover)

Chef Carla Lalli Music says ‘for every day of the week’ and means it! This is a fun, flavorful guide for beginners and seasoned chefs alike, guaranteed to please for a yummy twenty minute lunch or an impressive date night meal alike. Available on our website here.


Falastin: A Cookbook by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley $35.00 (hardcover)

Mouthwatering and essential recipes that give one a glimpse into the heart of Palestinian cuisine from the food giant Ottolenghi's Executive Chef. This cookbook connects a soulful, diverse food and culture that is not often on display for a wide audience. Available on our website here.

Rodney Scott's World of BBQ: Every Day Is a Good Day: A Cookbook by Rodney Scott and Lolis Eric Elie $29.99 (hardcover)

This new release is a fantastically approachable guide to the magic of BBQ by legendary pitmaster Rodney Scott himself. Learn from Mr. Scott’s stories and wisdom in this rare perfect blend of delicious recipes and stunningly layered history, aka a culinary inclined meat eater's dream. Available on our website here.


New Native Kitchen: Celebrating Modern Recipes of the American Indian by Freddie Bitsoie and James O. Fraioli $40.00 (hardcover)

My favorite cookbook from 2021, this publication is filled with recipes that are a true testament to the ingenuity, breadth, and width of Indigenous culinary traditions throughout the Americas. Discover all this from Freddie J. Bitsoie, a Diné chef who lives in Gallup, NM and has spent a lifetime learning the delicious culinary traditions he shares with us here. Available on our website here.

Mister Jiu's in Chinatown: Recipes and Stories from the Birthplace of Chinese American Food by Brandon Jew and Tienlon Ho $40.00 (hardcover)

Full of gorgeous photography and equally tasty recipes, Brandon Jew will make you want to quit your job and do nothing but cook from his book. Take a venture into San Francisco’s Chinatown and soak up the intimate genius of the food, history, and culture that makes Chinese food a staple of American food as we know it today. Available on our website here.


The Latin American Cookbook by Nicholas Gill and Virgilio Martínez $49.99 (hardcover)

Fresh off the press, this enormous recent publication from always tasteful Phaidon is full of recipes both staple and unique, featuring photos from each country and region in Latin America. Dive in and enjoy this tribute to diverse cultures and communities from the southernmost tip of the continent to the US Mexico borderlands and everything in between. Available on our website here.

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