Book Reviews

Book Reviews

My Interview with “The Blessed Bananas” Author Tayyaba Syed

Share this link to watch the video. To order a copy of The Blessed Bananas: A Muslim Fable, shop here. 

Cookbook Review: The Gaza Kitchen

I have a pretty large collection of cookbooks, as you might imagine being the case since food writing, blogging and cooking are all an...
Giveaway of Modern Spice by Monica Bhide | My Halal Kitchen

A Conversation with Monica Bhide, Author of the Modern Spice Cookbook

If you don't know who Monica Bhide is, perhaps you're not reading enough books, magazines or essays about food because this woman is everywhere. She's a...
Vegan Slow Cooker & Interview of Kathy Hester | My Halal Kitchen

An Interview with Kathy Hester and the Vegan Slow Cooker

I love cookbooks that offer interesting ways to cook familiar recipes while addressing the need to put healthy meals on the table despite our...
Herbivoracious by Michael Natkin | My Halal Kitchen

Michael Natkin’s Herbivoracious Cookbook

Several months ago I attended the Eat Write Retreat event for food writers and bloggers, which took place in Washington, D.C. It was a...

Marrakesh By Design: A Book Review

All things Moroccan are re-captivating me like never before. I went through a time when I was younger where I was absolutely taken by the food, the traditions, the exotic nature...
Moroccan food, cuisine, amlou, North African, Paula Wolfert

The Food of Morocco by Paula Wolfert

I've been following Paula Wolfert, food writer and expert of Moroccan cuisine for many years. She has written numerous books on clay pot cooking...

Paula Wolfert’s Recipe for Anatolian Purslane, Lamb and Lentil Stew

Paula Wolfert, an expert in Moroccan cooking and the award-winning author of cookbooks about Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine has honored us with her summer's end recipe for...

Chicago Green City Market, Alice Waters & Honey Crisp Apple Pie

We made it to the farmers’ market last Saturday just in time for the book signing to begin. I was a bit surprised to...

To Roast a Duckling

How I reclaimed a duckling's reputation- with the help of Julia Child, of course.

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