BOOKS

With so many books to choose from, you’ll be hard-pressed to say
there’s nothing to cook for dinner

SOUP FOR SYRIA


BY BARBARA ABDENI MASAAD

Acclaimed chefs and cookbook authors the world over have come together to help food relief efforts to alleviate the suffering of Syrian refugees. Each has contributed a recipe to this beautifully illustrated cookbook of delicious soups from around the world.

WHERE TO EAT PIZZA


BY DANIEL YOUNG

Over 1,000 food experts and aficionados from around the world reveal their insider tips on finding a perfect slice of pizza. Featuring more than 1,700 world-wide pizzerias, parlors, and pizza joints listed. All you need to know – where to go, when to go, and what to order.

LEBANESE DELIGHTS


BY RAYMONDA KHOURY NAAMAN

Catering to both vegetarian and traditional palates this book can teach you the ins and outs of Lebanese cooking. It includes full color photographs and calorie counts on every page, for every recipe.

COOK HEALTHY AND QUICK


BY DK COOKERY & FOOD

This book offers over 300 recipes using nourishing, easily sourced ingredients for which you won’t need to search the health food shops

BEIRUT TO BOSTON


BY JAY HAJJ

Packed with mouth-watering recipes and inspiring stories of perseverance and success, this cookbook highlights the turning points in Lebanese native, now Boston resident, Jay Hajj’s career and the food that defines them.

LIZA À LA LIBANAISE


BY ZIAD ASSEILY AND LIZA ASSEILY

Liza and Ziad Asseily help you discover a modern gastronomy, which is comforting, healthy and far from clichéd. It is a true way of life imbued with recipes that draw on Lebanese culture, as well as Parisian chic and greed covering breakfast to nighttime munchies and everything in-between…

MANGER LIBANAIS


BY KAMAL MOUZAWAK

A simple and rich Lebanese cuisine, Kamal Mouzawak offers daily recipes coupled with technical tips you wouldn’t want to miss. The book revolves around a trip across the country to discover people, landscapes and the art of living.

BEIRUT FOOTSTEPS


BY MARIE-NOELLE FATTAL

To preserve the things she cherishes about Beirut, which were gradually disappearing, Fattal put-together this photography book featuring a selection of her Instagram posts depicting the city’s chaos, contrasts and extremes… It is also her own personal tribute to simply say: “Beirut, I love you.”

CUISINE, LEÇONS
EN PAS À PAS


BY GUILLAUME GOMEZ

Discover the reference book of French cuisine by Guillaume Gomez, MOF Cuisine and Chef of the Elysée Palace kitchens. It is an easy to comprehend step-by-step book of recipes to perfectly master cooking techniques and create tasty dishes…

ABUNDANCE – MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE


BY ASMA GHANNAM, CARLA HABIB MOURAD AND ZAHER DAWY

Prepare to discover over 165 traditional recipes that accommodate global health trends in a 416 page cookbook that also includes personalized introductions, nutritional facts, recipe symbols and healthy tips.

LEBANESE HOME COOKING


BY KAMAL MOUZAWAK

Straight from the eastern shores of the Mediterranean, Chef and creator of the first farmers’ market in Beirut, Kamal Mouzawak brings you healthy and inspiring traditional Lebanese dishes with ingredients directly sourced from the homeland.

ROSE WATER
& ORANGE BLOSSOMS


BY MAUREEN ABOOD

Pomegranates and pistachios. Floral waters and cinnamon. Bulgur wheat, lentils, and succulent lamb. These lush flavors of Maureen Abood’s childhood, growing up as a Lebanese-American in Michigan, inspired her to launch an award-winning blog in which she revisits the recipes she grew up eating.

A LEBANESE FEAST


BY MONA HAMADEH

This cornucopia of delicious vegetable recipes has been compiled by the author of the book entitled, ‘Everyday Lebanese Cooking’. It focuses on recipes that make Lebanese cuisine one of the healthiest in the world due to the vast variety of vegetarian dishes on which it is based.

BEIRUT COOKS


BY PASCALE HABIS

Author Pascale Habis put together a unique recipe cookbook that features a wide variety of people from all walks of life such as artists, creatives, writers, entrepreneurs and business people—cooks and food enthusiasts representative of a modern, vibrant and happening Beirut.

NEW FEAST


BY GREG & LUCIE MALOUF

Delve into delicious vegetarian food from the masters of Middle Eastern cuisine covering an old and long vibrant tradition of home-style vegetarian cuisine from abundant fresh salads, dips and breads to a collection of delicious main dishes.

LES RECETTES
DE GEORGETTE


BY ZEINA NACOUZI AKIKI

The book is a collection of 275 traditional Lebanese recipes passed down in oral form from one generation to another. Though it was subject to slight amendments, it nonetheless maintained its authenticity. The recipes can be easily prepared by anyone irrespective of cooking skills.

THE WILD DIET


BY ABEL JAMES

At a time when our collective health is failing, Abel reminds the readers that good health doesn’t live in a pill, exercise program, or soul-crushing diet. The secret is simply getting back to our wild roots and eating the way we have for centuries.

LIFE IS SWEET


BY TAREK MALOUF

A brilliant book from Britain’s favorite bakery, it includes everything from classics such as buttermilk pancakes and tunnel of fudge cake to delicacies you’ll love discovering like an indulgent lady Baltimore cake and sticky molasses pecan crumb cake.

GARDEN INSPIRATIONS


BY CHARLOTTE MOSS

Celebrated interior designer and renowned tastemaker Charlotte Moss turns her attention to the garden by demonstrating how to bring that area into home life with ideas for table settings and the menus they inspire…

LE CARNET DE G. GOMEZ


BY GUILLAUME GOMEZ

Guillaume Gomez, Meilleur Ouvrier de France and Chef of the Elysée cuisine, offers a personal notebook of recipes that are easy to make. The work communicates his passion and know-how through accessible instructions on how to prepare gourmet recipes, all illustrated by Aurélie Sartres.

THE 10 DAY PLAN


BY AMELIA FREER

The work explores matters of both body and mind to help equip readers with the foundations needed to develop a more positive approach towards balanced eating. It also includes some of the programs she has prescribed to her clients, namely a series of cooking, shopping and eating recommendations.

ON VEGETABLES


BY JEREMY FOX & NOAH GALUTEN

Known for his game-changing approach to cooking with vegetables, Jeremy Fox first made his name at the Michelin-starred restaurant Ubuntu in Napa Valley. In his first book, he presents his food philosophy in the form of 160 approachable recipes for the home cook.

8 WEEK PLAN


BY JESSICA SEPEL

Clinical nutritionist and health blogger Jessica Sepel is one of Australia’s most sought out wellness and lifestyle advocates. Living the Healthy Life is her practical and holistic 8-week plan to healing your body by giving it the nutrition it really needs and developing a healthy relationship with food.

BERGERAC


BY MARC NAAMAN

Histoires Culinaires du Sud-Ouest is a result of the meeting between a French chef living in Beirut and a Lebanese restaurant owner who lived in France. This new book will take you to place where the south west of France lives in Lebanon and France is a place that can be found at Bergerac Beyrouth.

THE MIDDLE EASTERN
VEGETARIAN COOKBOOK


BY SALMA HAGE
AND ALAIN DUCASSE

A definitive, fresh and approachable collection of 150 traditional recipes from an authoritative voice on Middle Eastern home cooking, in line with the current Western trends of consciously reducing meat, and the ancient Middle Eastern culture of largely vegetarian, mezze style dining.

SIROCCO: FABULOUS FLAVOURS FROM THE EAST


BY SABRINA GHAYOUR

This work is the eagerly awaited follow-up to the top 10 bestseller Persiana. From the golden girl of Middle Eastern cooking, Sirocco will bring tastes of the East to Western-style dishes in a collection of 100 delicious and accessible recipes.

THE SAFFRON TALES: RECIPES FROM THE PERSIAN KITCHEN


BY YASMIN KHAN

British-Iranian Cook Yasmin Khan travelled Iran in search of the country’s most delicious recipes. In The Saffron Tales, she weaves together a tapestry of stories from Iranian home kitchens with exclusive photography and fragrant, modern recipes in the rich tradition of Persian cooking.

RAW: RECIPES FOR A MODERN VEGETARIAN LIFESTYLE


BY SOLLA EIRIKSDOTTIR

A modern and fresh take on vegetarian and raw food from celebrated Icelandic Chef Solla Eiriksdottir, the work features 75 recipes that are somewhat unusual such as a green smoothie, pistachio and kale hummus, quinoa pizza and vegan vanilla ice cream.

FOOD, HEALTH AND HAPPINESS


BY OPRAH WINFREY

Famed TV presenter Oprah, shares the recipes that have made eating finally enjoyable for her. With dishes created and prepared alongside her favorite chefs, paired with personal essays and memories, this cookbook offers a candid behind-the-scenes look into the kitchen of a global personality.

LA RECETTE D’OU JE VIENS


BY NOHA BAZ

It highlights 55 prominent Lebanese figures such as Lebanon’s former First Lady Mona Hraoui, Andrée and Amin Maalouf, Claudine and Elie Saab, Ghassan Salame, Salah Stetie, Farouk Mardam Bey, Alfred Assaily and many others each of whom showcase their proud food creations.

THE LAROUSSE BOOK
OF BREAD


BY ERIC KAYSER

This book features more than 80 home baking recipes for breads and pastries from two of France’s most trusted authorities. Kayser’s easy-to-follow recipes feature detailed instructions and step-by-step photography. The work is an ideal baking resource for both home cooks and professionals alike.

DELICIOUSLY ELLA
WITH FRIENDS


BY ELLA MILLS (WOODWARD)

Ella makes it easy to prepare delicious food for you, your friends and family whatever the occasion. Whether you are planning a laid-back brunch, a last-minute lunch or a fancy supper, she has it covered with hearty and filling recipes that celebrate her natural eating philosophy.

365 DAYS OF COCKTAILS


BY DIFFORD’S GUIDE

From one of the world’s most renowned cocktail authorities comes this inventive guide that includes uniquely custom-tailored mixed drinks to celebrate every day of the year. Complete with a name, recipe, color photo and short entertaining entry about the day in history and its significance.

 

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