BOOKS

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

SUQAR


BY HARDIE GRANT BOOKS

SUQAR shares the secrets of more than 100 sweet treats inspired by Middle Eastern flavors. Chef Greg Malouf and writing partner Lucy Malouf share sweet treats from the region. The recipes recreate Greg’s dishes in signature Modern Middle Eastern style.

COASTLINE


BY LUCIO GALLETTO & DAVID DALE

Coastline explores the legacy of the ancient Greeks, Romans, Arabs and Vikings, who left the gift of a cuisine of the sun, flavored with generosity and conviviality. Mediterranean recipes include salads, pasta sauces, pizza and pies, soups and stews, family feasts and desserts.

FOOD IN VOGUE


BY VOGUE B01S

Food in Vogue examines how Vogue’s relationship with and treatment of food has changed in its pages through its lavish and challenging food photographs and its career-defining interviews with the world’s hottest chefs. The book includes exclusive, brand-new profiles of outstanding chefs, alongside iconic Vogue photography.

FEASTS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST


BY TONY KITOUS

From the founder of restaurant chain Comptoir Libanais, comes a celebration of authentic Middle Eastern food, packed with over 100 deliciously fresh, flavorful and affordable dishes, inspired by the souks of Lebanon.

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…

COMPTOIR LIBANAIS


BY TONY KITOUS, DAN LEPARD

Tony’s recipes combine fresh vibrant vegetable dishes with simple grills, flat breads, grains, herb salads and dips. Pastries are richly flavored and delicate, made with syrups and spices. Containing eighty recipes, each one with a full-page photograph, Comptoir Libanais makes achieving a great result easy at home.

MAAKOUL EL HANA


BY ANTOINE HAJJ

With 600 Lebanese and international recipes from appetizers to main dishes, to desserts of all kinds. “Maakoul El Hana” promises to be a trusted cooking companion.

FOOD, LOVE AND LIFE


BY DALIA DOGMOCH SOUBRA

At the turn of a page you travel from Baked German Raclette Spaetzle to a classic dish in the Gulf called lamb harees. Or flick to the page with scallops al pil pil from Spain, and end with sour strawberry crepes or a chestnut vacherin from France.

MAMUSHKA


BY OLIA HERCULES

A celebration of the food and flavors of the “Wild East” – from the Black Sea to Baku and Armenia to Azerbaijan, with over 100 recipes for fresh, flavorful and unexpected dishes from across the region.

WHERE CHEFS EAT


BY JOE WARWICK

More than 600 of the world’s best chefs, including recommendations from hundreds of chefs. The book features more than 3,000 restaurants in more than 70 countries.

OTTOLENGHI


BY YOTAM OTTOLENGHI AND SAMI TAMIMI

It features 140 recipes culled from the popular Ottolenghi restaurants and inspired by the diverse culinary traditions of the Mediterranean.

AROMA OF THE WORLD


BY ELIZABETH ILLY

The author discusses tasting techniques, provides tips on how to make a perfect coffee in the home and how to identify a properly made espresso in a café.

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.

THE ART OF FRENCH PASTRY


BY JACQUY PFEIFFER

Award-winning chef Jacquy Pfeiffer, shares his famous recipes, such as, brioche, mille-feuilles, cream puffs, Alsatian cinnamon rolls, lemon cream tart with meringue teardrops, and many others.

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…

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

THE JEWELLED KITCHEN


BY BETHANY KEHDY

This book is a wonderful collection of recipes featuring delicacies such as freekeh with lamb and rhubarb, spiced squid, lentil and tamarind pilaf, and stuffed quinces.

MEZZE: A LABOR OF LOVE


BY BARBARA ABDENI MASSAAD

A whole world of delights awaits you within these pages. This collection of mezze recipes reflects Barbara’s desire to guide us back towards simplicity. Fresh, seasonal ingredients and easy techniques encourage and support even the least experienced cook to success.

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.

 

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