Pickled Stuffed Eggplants from Istanbul & Beyond

Pickled Stuffed Eggplants from Istanbul & Beyond

The new cookbook Istanbul & Beyond is a magnificent culinary, and cultural and photographic tour, of Turkey. It’s beautiful to see the pictures of the food, the people and the incredible landscape of a vast country. Many Turkish recipes use ingredients we do here...
Ajart or Fresh Vegetable Pickle

Ajart or Fresh Vegetable Pickle

In 50 Great Curries of Thailand, Vatcharin Bhumichitr guides us through the very spicy world of curry, Thai Curry. And, more than curries, some of the side dishes that you would find in the local restaurants and family kitchens in that country. Ajart, or fresh...
Corinne’s Pickled Onions

Corinne’s Pickled Onions

Corinne Trang is a central figure here at Cooking by the Book. She does many things, all of them well: teaching, creating menus, helping clients. But what Suzi and I always wait for is appetizer time. Clients coming into Cooking by the Book for a corporate team...
Quick Pickled Cherry Tomatoes from Tomatomania!

Quick Pickled Cherry Tomatoes from Tomatomania!

Two words always appeal to me: quick and pickled. Yes, I know, chocolate really does come first but that’s for another day. For her cooking school, Suzen buys in quantity and, at the end of the week, we can have an extra container, or five, of cherry tomatoes....