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20 New Cookbooks For Adventurous Ones

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The books compiled here are the ones for the explorers on your list. Not just the folks who have been to 125 countries—or wished they had—but also the ones you want to learn about the food they might not be familiar with. For some, that would mean spiralizers. For others, many-part recipes from chi chi restaurants.

Far Afield: Rare Food Encounters from Around the World, Signed Copy

Far Afield: Rare Food Encounters from Around the World, S...

$40
Cuba! : Recipes and Stories from the Cuban Kitchen, Signed Copy

Cuba! : Recipes and Stories from the Cuban Kitchen, Signe...

$30

These are the year's cookbooks that pushed boundaries and charted into new-for-some territories. Dive in: Click the image next to each cover to learn a little more about the book.

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First stop: China (& macau)

The Adventures of Fat Rice: Recipes from the Chicago Restaurant Inspired by Macau, Signed Copy

The Adventures of Fat Rice: Recipes from the Chicago Rest...

$35
This Cookbook Has Comics, Grandmas, and Pig’s Ears

This Cookbook Has Comics, Grandmas, and Pig’s Ears by Food52

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Deep-Fried, Red Bean-Filled Pumpkin Cakes Fit for a Kitchen God

Deep-Fried, Red Bean-Filled Pumpkin Cakes Fit for a Kitch... by Sarah Jampel

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How to Dim Sum Like a Pro

How to Dim Sum Like a Pro by Madame Huang

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The Souths (Of India & the United States)

Poole's: Recipes and Stories from a Modern Diner, Signed Copy

Poole's: Recipes and Stories from a Modern Diner, Signed ...

$35
The Cake That Makes Us Want to Bake With a Southern State of Mind

The Cake That Makes Us Want to Bake With a Southern State... by Samantha Weiss Hills

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Where Southern Soul Food Meets Southern India

Where Southern Soul Food Meets Southern India by Ali Slagle

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Do Right By Your Lettuce: Kill It

Do Right By Your Lettuce: Kill It by Ali Slagle

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Cornbread Meets Coffee Cake Somewhere in North Carolina

Cornbread Meets Coffee Cake Somewhere in North Carolina by Food52

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The Middle East

A Cake Beloved (and Evolved) Since the Ottoman Empire

A Cake Beloved (and Evolved) Since the Ottoman Empire by Food52

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Soframiz: Vibrant Middle Eastern Recipes from Sofra Bakery and Cafe, Signed Copy

Soframiz: Vibrant Middle Eastern Recipes from Sofra Baker...

$35
On Traveling Alone, Packing, and Persia with Author-Explorer Naomi Duguid

On Traveling Alone, Packing, and Persia with Author-Explo... by Ali Slagle

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In a Book Full of Make-Now Recipes, This Cake is the Authors' Favorite

In a Book Full of Make-Now Recipes, This Cake is the Auth... by Sarah Jampel

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8 Times Focaccia Proved to Be the Must-Know All-Purpose Dough

8 Times Focaccia Proved to Be the Must-Know All-Purpose D... by Ali Slagle

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europe

The London Cookbook: Recipes from the Restaurants, Cafes, and Hole-in-the-Wall Gems of a Modern City, Signed Copy

The London Cookbook: Recipes from the Restaurants, Cafes,...

$35
5 Recipes That Show London's Food Scene is Changing (Bye for Now, Fish & Chips)

5 Recipes That Show London's Food Scene is Changing (Bye ... by Aleksandra Crapanzano

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Aleksandra Crapanzano Has Eaten at Every Restaurant in London
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Aleksandra Crapanzano Has Eaten at Every Restaurant in London
Classic German Baking: The Very Best Recipes for Traditional Favorites, Signed Copy

Classic German Baking: The Very Best Recipes for Traditio...

$35
The "Epic" Apple-Almond Cake That Was Nearly Overlooked

The "Epic" Apple-Almond Cake That Was Nearly Overlooked by Sarah Jampel

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Spiraling—Sometimes Into Outer Space

My Cosmic Journey Through the Moon Juice Cookbook (Stinky Brown "Food" and All)
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My Cosmic Journey Through the Moon Juice Cookbook (Stinky Brown "Food" and All)
Are Spiralizers Here to Stay? These (Very Different) Books Bet Yes
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Are Spiralizers Here to Stay? These (Very Different) Books Bet Yes
Salvador Dalí's Bizarro Cookbook is Everything You'd Expect (& Then Some)
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Salvador Dalí's Bizarro Cookbook is Everything You'd Expect (& Then Some)

Sometimes Labor-Intensive Entertaining

A POWerful Turmeric Sauce that Staves Off Bland Food and Blank Slates

A POWerful Turmeric Sauce that Staves Off Bland Food and ... by Ali Slagle

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Dinner at the Long Table, Signed Copy

Dinner at the Long Table, Signed Copy

$40
This Season's Lovable, Anytime Apple Cake

This Season's Lovable, Anytime Apple Cake by Samantha Weiss Hills

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A Restaurant Cookbook That Finally Gets it Right

A Restaurant Cookbook That Finally Gets it Right by Amanda Sims

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The Del Posto Cookbook, Signed Copy

The Del Posto Cookbook, Signed Copy

$50
Nancy Silverton's Small, Smart Steps Turn a Basic Appetizer Into Jewels

Nancy Silverton's Small, Smart Steps Turn a Basic Appetiz... by Ali Slagle

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