Whether you’re craving traditional Indian food or your missing the delicious street food of Israel or Thailand, the next best thing to getting up and getting on a plane is to take a few steps to your kitchen.
With this collection of amazing cookbooks from far-away places, you can easily re-create your regional favorites from the comfort of your own home.
Around the World in 18 Cookbooks
Seven Fires: Grilling the Argentine Way, by Francis Mallmann
The Brazilian Kitchen, by Leticia Moreinos Schwartz
Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking, by Fuchsia Dunlop
Scandinavian Comfort Food: Embracing the Art of Hygge, by Trine Hahnemann
Teff Love: Adventures in Vegan Ethiopian Cooking, by Kittee Berns
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, by Julia Child (I mean, duh)
Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die, by Diane Kochilas
The Nordic Cookbook, by Magnus Nilsson
Jerusalem: A Cookbook, by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi
Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen: Traditional and Creative Recipes for the Home Cook, by Richa Hingle
Mastering the Art of Japanese Home Cooking, by Masaharu Morimoto
Mexico: The Cookbook, by Margarita Carrillo Arronte
Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey and Lebanon, by Claudia Roden
Peru: The Cookbook, by Gaston Acurid
Kachka: A Return to Russian Cooking, by Bonnie Frumkin Morales
Charcuteria: The Soul of Spain, by Jeffrey Weiss
Simple Thai Food: Classic Recipes from the Thai Home Kitchen, by Leela Punyaratabandhu
Looking for a new book to read? Check in every Friday for a “Bee Happy” post, where I share reviews of books I’ve read or other book-themed lists.