SAMIRA’S IRANIAN COOKBOOK

  • The country’s premier chef, Samira Jannatdoust, reveals the recipes that have made her a star in her own right. Persian cuisine is one of the great --but least known-- cuisines of the world. The varieties of beautiful jeweled rice dishes, hearty winter dishes, and crisp summer salads showcase the diversity of Iranian regional cooking, from the sweet and sour flavors of the Northern Caspian Coast to the spicy and aromatic tastes of the South and the Persian Gulf. This lavishly-illustrated cookbook offers an enticing selection of recipes, all original to Samira Jannatdoust, and was registered as a national heritage in 2011 by Iran’s National Library. Samira’s Iranian Cookbook is the most complete guide to tastes, textures, and delicacy of Persian cooking. 800 pages: illustrated (color), 2 volume, 319 recipes, 613 pictures, First Printed in Iran in 2009 ISBN: 978-600-94194-4-9

    SAMIRA’S DESSERTS BOOK

  • Samira’s Desserts Book, including 306 illustrated pages, consists of a wide selection of Samira’s creative traditional desserts from Persian classics and halva to new and adventurous desserts. Every recipe has step-by-step instructions and is illustrated by a glorious color photograph so you can see exactly what you are aiming to achieve. Samira’s Desserts Book is a handy introduction to techniques, ingredients, methods and equipment precedes the recipes and carefully explains everything you need to know to get started and get great results every time. Cook's tips are inserted throughout, containing handy suggestions and adjustments for alternative materials or ingredients, as well as additional elements to make each dessert more extravagant. 306 pages: illustrated (color), 1 volume, 123 recipes, 600 pictures, ISBN: 978-964-04-5765-8

    SAMIRA’S COOKIES BOOK

  • Samira’s Cookies Book, awarded a Golden Statue Award from Iran’s Exquisite Art Books Festival as the selected exquisite book of the year, and consists of 368 illustrated pages of cookie recipes, familiar and intimate to our dearest childhood memories but twisted through the lens of Samira Jannatdoust’s kitchen. The book opens with a short introduction covering the main ingredients, techniques and simple equipment needed to make the recipes, with cook's tips and Samira’s special suggestions and advices. Covering all the traditional teatime favorites, such as Nan Berenjie, raisin cookies and Qottab to international treats such as Oscar, Venetian cookies and various creative slices, this compilation of 109 recipes is a must for every home baker. 368 pages: illustrated (color), 1 volume, 109 recipes, 250 pictures, First Printed in Iran in 2010 ISBN: 978-964-04-6641-4

    SAMIRA’S TABLE DECORATION, FOOD ART, AND GARNISHING

  • Table settings and decorations set the scene for a special occasion and create an atmosphere of hospitality, conviviality, and style. Samira Jannatdoust offers an abundance of delightful ideas for adorning the table with stylish settings and decorations for every possible occasion, from the simplest weekday suppers to classic celebratory dinners. Unlike other books on table settings, Samira do not rely on expensive table services, but presents simple, pretty, and imaginative ideas that will bring a dash of originality and elegance to any occasion. This visually luscious book is packed with 376 illustrated pages of deceptively simple ideas for creating table settings, napkin folding, flower decoration, gift wrapping, fruit art and Samira’s innovative touch in Persian traditional spreads. 376 pages: illustrated (color), 1 volume, 161 Designs, 834 pictures, First Printed in Iran in 2012 ISBN: 978-964-04-8102-8

    SAMIRA’S INTERNATIONAL COOKBOOK

  • In Samira’s International Cookbook, Samira Janatdoust offers more than 170 food and flavors from around the world in 400 illustrated pages, celebrating the best flavors from around the globe, including chapters on appetizers, soups, salads, main courses, kebabs, seafood, Italian, French, and Asian cuisines. She shows home cooks everywhere how easy it is to think globally and prepare creative and delicious food. Now that we have greater access than ever before to ingredients from all corners of the world, there’s no better time to enjoy these flavors at every meal, presented by Iran’s most innovative chef. 396 pages: illustrated (color), 1 volume, 172 recipes, 372 pictures, First Printed in Iran in 2014 ISBN: 978-600-94194-1-8

    SAMIRA'S CAKEBOOK

  • Nothing brings a smile to your face like a sweet treat. Samira Janatdoust guides will help home bakers to create delicious and beautiful cakes of all kinds with confidence and ease. Each cake has been expertly tested using the best ingredients and most up-to-date techniques by Samira. Samira shows you how to create any type of cake from cupcakes, fruit cakes and pound cakes to designed chiffon and sponge layer Cakes to make any day special. Learn step-by-step how to decorate with frosting, stack multiple layers, create perfect ganache and toppings, and make the most of your available ingredients at home. Her goal is to provide you with joy through flavor. 416 pages: illustrated (color), 1 volume, 160 recipes, First printed in Iran in 2015 ISBN: 978-600-94194-9-4