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Food from All Over the World

New and delightful cookbooks and memoirs highlighting cuisines from many cultures.

Mastering the art of Soviet cooking: a memoir of love and longing by Anya von Bremzen — This witty memoir captures the feasts and famines of three generations of Russian women.

Japanese soul cooking: ramen, tonkatsu, tempura, and more from the streets and kitchens of Tokyo and beyond by Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat ; photography by Todd Coleman — Comfort food Japanese-style.

Mastering the art of French eating: lessons in food and love from a year in Paris by Ann Mah — When her diplomat husband is assigned to Paris, Ann plots gastronomic adventures à deux. But when he is called to Iraq on a year-long post, Ann must stay alone in the City of Light.

Notes from the larder: a kitchen diary with recipes by Nigel Slater ; photographs by Jonathan Lovekin — British food writer Slater muses on a year in the kitchen--including a personal selection of simple and seasonal recipes.

On the noodle road: from Beijing to Rome, with love and pasta by Jen Lin-Liu — Food writer Lin-Liu travels the Silk Road, immersing herself in a moveable feast of foods and cultures.

The French market cook: vegetarian recipes from my Parisian kitchen by Clotide Dusoulier — Food blogger Dusoulier cooks seasonal produce from the farmer's market--with a French twist.

Ottolenghi: the cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi ; photography by Richard Learoyd — 140 recipes from the popular Ottolenghi restaurants inspired by the diverse culinary traditions of the Mediterranean.

The German kitchen: traditional recipes, regional favorites by Christopher and Catherine Knuth — Traditional comfort food--from rouladen to braised-apple red cabbage.

Rachel's Irish family food: 120 classic recipes from my home to yours by Rachel Allen — Hearty, comforting Irish classics including traditional fish pie and Irish stew.