Instant Pots are one of the hottest small kitchen appliances on the market right now. While officially categorized as an electric pressure cooker, an Instant Pot is actually a programmable multicooker, with more than one function to help you prepare food with only one appliance. Because it is so versatile, you might not be aware of all you can do with it. That’s why a cookbook like “175 Best Instant Pot Recipes” can be such a boon.
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Air-frying is a method of cooking that is healthier than traditional frying methods because it produces similar results with a lot less oil. With Camilla Saulsbury’s “175 Best Air Fryer Recipes”, you can easily get started using an air-fryer a variety of fried foods with much less oil, as well as some other air fryer recipes you might not expect.
The best pesto I’ve ever tasted was vegan. And I have enjoyed vegan mayo. Therefore, although I’m not vegan, I can appreciate that vegan recipes can be quite tasty. When the opportunity to review Marie Laforêt’s book, The Best Homemade Vegan Cheese and Ice Cream […]
More than just a cookbook, “A Traveler’s Guide to Balinese Street Food” takes you on a journey through the tropical island of Bali via way of food sold by street vendors. This book is a love letter to the food and culture of Bali, written by a many-times visitor and a local Bali-Hindu cultural guide.
Anglo-Indians are either a mix of British and Indian ancestry, or of British descent and born in India. This cultural group has developed its own cuisine, fusing both British and Indian cooking techniques and flavors. Anglo-Indian Cookery shares a selection of well-known dishes from this culture.
It is said that necessity is the mother of invention. I know that a tight budget certainly brings out the creativity in the kitchen. In her book “Good Cheap Eats,” Jessica Fisher provides 200 recipes that illustrate this point. The mother of six, she knows how to make the food dollar stretch and shares her experience with budget-friendly cooking in this book.
“Taste of Tanzania” focuses on the cuisine of Tanzania, which shares a border with Kenya and Uganda on the East coast of Africa, along the Indian Ocean. This cuisine is influenced by Swahili (Bantu), Persian, Indian, and European cuisines. There is a wide variety of dishes from appetizers to main dishes to desserts.