Lake Isle Press

The Fonio Cookbook: An Ancient Grain Rediscovered

In this landmark cookbook, chef Pierre Thiam, a native of Senegal, celebrates fonio, an ancient “miracle grain” of his childhood that he believes could change the world. Grown for centuries in Africa, fonio is not only nutritious and gluten-free, but also as easy to cook as rice and quinoa. The Fonio Cookbook is full of simple recipes for …

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Latin Evolution

The flavors and cooking styles of Spain and Latin America have become increasingly popular with American diners and foodies. In this debut collection of recipes, chef Jose Garces explores the future direction of these cuisines through the use of new ingredients and techniques; for example, the classic Mexican dish Turkey Mole featuring sesame-seed praline and shavings of Valrhona …

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The Latin Road Home: Savoring the Foods of Ecuador, Spain, Cuba, Mexico, and Peru

Spanning cultures and continents, The Latin Road Home is a look back at the many food traditions that have shaped Garces’ culinary life. Beginning in Ecuador, ancestral home to his family and the foods nearest to his heart, Garces celebrates the traditional recipes of his childhood. The book makes its way through Spain, Cuba, Mexico, and Peru―extraordinary cuisines …

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Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes from the Source to the Bowl

Senegal will transport you deep into the country’s rich, multifaceted cuisine. You’ll feel the sun at your back and the cool breeze off the Atlantic, hear the sizzle of freshly caught fish hitting the grill, and bask in the tropical palm forests of Casamance. Inspired by the depth of Senegalese cooking and the many people he’s met on …

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The Cook-Zen Way to Eat: Microwaving Healthy and Delicious Meals in Minutes

A huge hit in Japan, the Cook-Zen microwave pot will change the way you cook. No more slaving over the stove-the Cook-Zen creates healthy, delicious meals in minutes. The Cook-Zen’s patented design locks in moisture, bringing out the food’s natural flavors and vibrant colors. Extremely short cooking times ensure that the nutrients in your foods are better preserved. …

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Flavors First: An Indian Chef’s Culinary Journey

From celebrated Indian chef, Vikas Khanna, Flavors First brings the richness and diversity of Indian cuisine to your home kitchen. From the lessons he learned from his grandmother’s traditional cooking in India to his time spent as a chef in New York, Flavors First draws from Khanna’s incredible culinary journeys. Enjoy recipes that range from the classic Chicken …

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Return to the Rivers

Return to the Rivers is an incredible collection of recipes, photos, and memories as a means to preserve and share the sacred foodways, values, and simple gifts of friendship that the Himalayan people bestowed Khanna. Exploring the regions the great Himalayas directly touch upon – Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet, Northern India, Myanmar, Western China, Pakistan – Khanna was met …

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