Holiday Recommendations from Our Staff

At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka by Madhur Jaffrey

For the cultural cook on your gift list, Madhur Jaffrey has produced a lovely collection of simple recipes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.  There are stories to go along with every chapter and recipe, as well as bright colorful photos.  Try the Mushroom Bhaaji or the Lamb Korma in Almond-Saffron Sauce.  Yum!  Indian food is perfect for those cold winter evenings! –Hilary

Tartine Bread by Chad Robertson
Chad Robertson’s life distilled: surf in the morning, bake amazing things in the afternoon. Enough said. Read this and live it. –Jamie


Pumpkin soup with green chilies and lime, pineapple empanadas, and many types of mole are just some of the delightful recipes to be found in Diana Kennedy’s Oaxaca al Gusto. Illustrated with maps, photographs of the region and its people, and illustrations of ingredients and finished dishes, this cookbook is a travelogue, a tribute to the area’s many fine cooks, and a sourcebook on the diverse regional cuisines of the state of Oaxaca. Diana Kennedy shares rich contextual information from her research and travels for each carefully chosen recipe, also providing information about cooking techniques and specific local ingredients. –Karen


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