Gourmet's Top 3 Cookbooks
Nigellissima by Nigella Lawson (Chatto & Windus)
Who can resist the gorgeous Nigella? She’s the envy of wannabe gourmet goddesses everywhere and with her latest book she celebrates Italy – the home of her “gastronomic heart.” Expect 100 delectable dishes inspired by the very different regions of the country, from Sardinian cous cous to Venetian stew.
INFO: Dhs130, available at major retailers including Kinokuniya, www.kinokuniya.com.
Vandana’s Veggie Creations
Dubai-based Vandana Jain’s cookbook has received international acclaim for its honest meals that are staples of vegetarian homecooking. Originally from North India, Vandana has been conducting cooking classes for 12 years with recipes inspired by international cuisines.
INFO: Dhs80, Jashanmal Bookstores, Mall of the Emirates, 04 340 6789; Al Ghurair City, 04 222 3037, Sahara Centre, Sharjah, 06 531 7898.
Food Everyday: Fresh Flavor Fast
This book includes a wealth of easy dishes separated into manageable sections like sandwiches, stews and sides.
INFO: Dhs122, Jashanmal Bookstores, Mall of the Emirates, 04 340 6789; Al Ghurair City, 04 222 3037, Sahara Centre, Sharjah, 06 531 7898.