Kaukasis The Cookbook: The culinary journey through Georgia, Azerbaijan & beyond (Hardback)Olia Hercules (author)
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A Guardian Book of the Year for 2017
From the winner of the Observer's Rising Star Award and Fortnum & Mason Debut Food Book Award 2016 comes a celebration of the food and flavours of the Caucasus - bridging Europe and Asia and incorporating Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Iran, Russia and Turkey.
Olia Hercules introduces us to more than 100 recipes for vibrant, earthy, unexpected dishes from across the region such as Plum fruit leather, Chestnut plov with pumpkin crust, Quince stuffed with lamb & carmalised shallots, Vine leaf dolma, Village breakfast, Khachapouri, Armenian "cognac" profiteroles and Red basil sherbet.
'A sensitive, personal journey expressed through the beauty of food - just wonderful' - Jamie Oliver
'Olia Hercules is a storyteller-foodwriter, and a wholly original voice in the kitchen - there's not a recipe of hers I don't want to cook immediately' - Nigella Lawson
'This is an incredible book - as I began to leaf through I started to smile, and I didn't stop' - Diana Henry
'Each recipe has a story, making this a fascinating read as well as a stunning cookbook' - BBC Good Food
'If the cooking of the Caucasian region isn't yet on your radar, it soon will be. (...) These gorgeous, flavour-packed recipes will give you a taste of what you've been missing' - delicious. magazine
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 1132 g
Dimensions: 196 x 247 x 27 mm
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“An exotic but earthy adventure in cooking”
I was lucky to receive a copy of this book from the publisher.
A friend of mine had travelled in this region and had raved about the wonderful food so I was curious to find out more about the cuisine of this little... More
This is a beautifully written journey through the culture and the food from these areas. The stories are amazing and coupled with the pictures you feel truly taken away .
“An uncommonly good cookbook”
Olia Hercules' specialty is in giving each recipe its proper provenance through carefully curated histories, and nowhere is that more evident than in Kaukasis. Already an area of the world that fascinates me, the... More
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