Lake Isle Press

Lake Isle Press Publisher of books for cooks.

We publish quality nonfiction, specializing in cooking, health, and art-related titles. Experience has taught us that successful marketing and promotion of titles require close collaboration with authors. By working together creatively, we have produced best-selling titles, including several modern classics.

Mission: Timely, user friendly, and culturally diverse, our books are designed for a popular audience. We take particular pride in our cookbooks that celebrate the art of cooking for the home cook.

Porsena Restaurant and Chef Sara Jenkins will celebrate the publication of The Bread and Salt Between Us on Wednesday, D...
11/13/2018

Porsena Restaurant and Chef Sara Jenkins will celebrate the publication of The Bread and Salt Between Us on Wednesday, December 5th. The à la carte menu will feature Syrian dishes from Mayada's cookbook. Come join us! ❤️

Books will be available for purchase and Mayada will be on hand to sign. Reservations at 212 228 4923 or http://www.porsena.com/.

The Bread and Salt Between Us is now available for pre-order! We're very excited for the release of this beautiful cookb...
06/19/2018

The Bread and Salt Between Us is now available for pre-order! We're very excited for the release of this beautiful cookbook featuring recipes and stories from Mayada Anjari, a Syrian refugee and home cook.

Congratulations to the wonderful team behind this book! #worldrefugeeday

https://www.amazon.com/Bread-Salt-Between-Us-Refugees/dp/1891105639/

What a wonderful turnout last Saturday for Machiko Chiba's Wagashi demo and tasting at Williams-Sonoma! The wagashi swee...
04/17/2018

What a wonderful turnout last Saturday for Machiko Chiba's Wagashi demo and tasting at Williams-Sonoma!

The wagashi sweets were a hit, and the surprise spare ribs samples were crowd favorites!

If you're in New York, join us this Saturday, April 14th, from 3-5pm at Williams-Sonoma at Columbus Circle! Author Machi...
04/10/2018

If you're in New York, join us this Saturday, April 14th, from 3-5pm at Williams-Sonoma at Columbus Circle! Author Machiko Chiba will demo wagashi (Japanese sweets for tea ceremonies) from her latest book The Cook-Zen Wagashi Cookbook.

Tejal Rao catches up with SENEGAL author Pierre Thiam in the Times' magazine this weekend! We can't wait to make his rec...
02/15/2018
A Chef’s Dream to Restore an Ancient West African Grain

Tejal Rao catches up with SENEGAL author Pierre Thiam in the Times' magazine this weekend! We can't wait to make his recipe for Lamb-Shoulder Mafe with Fonio.

For the Senegalese-American chef Pierre Thiam, a meal with fonio tastes of both past and future.

Meet author Machiko Chiba this Saturday, January 27, 12:30 at Kinokuniya New York and pick up a copy of her latest work:...
01/25/2018

Meet author Machiko Chiba this Saturday, January 27, 12:30 at Kinokuniya New York and pick up a copy of her latest work: The Cook-Zen Wagashi Cookbook: Traditional Japanese Sweets Made Simply in the Microwave.

Lake Isle Press is proud to present the latest from Japanese chef and author, Machiko Chiba: The Cook-Zen Wagashi Cookbo...
01/16/2018
The Cook-Zen Wagashi Cookbook: Traditional Japanese Sweets Made Simply in the Microwave

Lake Isle Press is proud to present the latest from Japanese chef and author, Machiko Chiba: The Cook-Zen Wagashi Cookbook! Making traditional sweets has never been easier. Available now on Amazon.

From Cherry Blossom Rice Cakes to Mochi Dusted with Green Soy-bean Flour, home cooks will be transported by the recipes in Machiko Chiba's latest cookbook devoted to Japanese sweets known as wagashi. Traditionally served as part of the tea ceremony, wagashi are finding a place in contemporary cui...

Wagashi, traditional Japanese sweets served with tea ceremony, are making waves. Look for news about a wagashi cookbook ...
12/12/2017
Sweets as Poignant as Poetry

Wagashi, traditional Japanese sweets served with tea ceremony, are making waves. Look for news about a wagashi cookbook from Lake Isle Press, arriving January 2018!

One writer considers wagashi, Japanese tea-ceremony treats, as bittersweet pleasures for stressful times.

This holiday, treat the culinary enthusiast in your life to a Cook-Zen, the award-winning microwave cook pot designed by...
12/07/2017

This holiday, treat the culinary enthusiast in your life to a Cook-Zen, the award-winning microwave cook pot designed by Japanese chef (and Lake Isle Press author) Machiko Chiba. Available now on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2AFrpPP

Cozy up with a bowl of Toni Lydecker's Risotto with Winter Squash, Radicchio and Ham from her marvelous collection of au...
12/05/2017

Cozy up with a bowl of Toni Lydecker's Risotto with Winter Squash, Radicchio and Ham from her marvelous collection of authentic Italian recipes for one, Piatto Unico.

The Daily Meal praises fonio, the "new" ancient grain. Here's why you might like it, too.
11/28/2017
You Need to Try Fonio, the New Ancient Grain That Could Replace Quinoa

The Daily Meal praises fonio, the "new" ancient grain. Here's why you might like it, too.

Literally everyone can rejoice at the discovery of this new carb — because yes, fonio is gluten-free. This newly popularized ancient grain, similar in taste and texture to quinoa, is about to be all anyone in the health world is talking about. Here’s why: It’s vegan, high in protein, and absol...

When it comes to Thanksgiving pies, there's nothing quite like the classic pumpkin. Author Jim Fobel tested all manner o...
11/20/2017

When it comes to Thanksgiving pies, there's nothing quite like the classic pumpkin. Author Jim Fobel tested all manner of squash to get the best result for his recipe in the lauded Old Fashioned Baking Book. Instead of reaching for a can, try roasting a sugar pumpkin or a butternut squash this holiday.

"We have a saying in Senegal, “Fonio never embarrasses the cook.” That's how easy it is to make," writes Pierre Thia...
11/16/2017
A Brooklyn Thanksgiving with the Flavors of Senegal

"We have a saying in Senegal, “Fonio never embarrasses the cook.” That's how easy it is to make," writes Pierre Thiam for Saveur magazine. This Thanksgiving, try his Tamarind-Glazed Roast Turkey with Fonio Pilaf stuffing.

Senegal-born chef Pierre Thiam marries his memories of feasting during Tamxarit—the Muslim New Year—with the Thanksgiving traditions of his new home, New York.

Try something new this stew season, like Pierre Thiam's Lamb and Vegetable Stew with Millet Couscous, featured in his fi...
11/14/2017

Try something new this stew season, like Pierre Thiam's Lamb and Vegetable Stew with Millet Couscous, featured in his first cookbook, Yolele. http://bit.ly/2zK2Qkb (Photo: Adam Bartos)

Wishing all the NYC Marathon runners a great run on Sunday! Whether you're in the race, or cheering from the sidelines, ...
11/02/2017

Wishing all the NYC Marathon runners a great run on Sunday! Whether you're in the race, or cheering from the sidelines, power up with a homemade Lucy Bar from Camilla Saulsburg's Power Hungry.

The trick to this treat? Chickpea flour! Find the recipe for Spiced Pumpkin Bread in The Chickpea Flour Cookbook. Happy ...
10/31/2017

The trick to this treat? Chickpea flour! Find the recipe for Spiced Pumpkin Bread in The Chickpea Flour Cookbook. Happy Halloween from Lake Isle Press!

In The Chickpea Flour Cookbook author Camilla V Saulsbury offers a favorite fall dessert, Apple Pie Cake, in which butte...
10/10/2017

In The Chickpea Flour Cookbook author Camilla V Saulsbury offers a favorite fall dessert, Apple Pie Cake, in which buttery cake swaddles rows of tart-sweet apple slices.

Chef and author Jose Garces shares Mamita Amada’s recipe for empanadas from his cookbook The Latin Road Home for Hispa...
09/26/2017
Saying Hola To Hispanic Heritage Month - Long Island Weekly

Chef and author Jose Garces shares Mamita Amada’s recipe for empanadas from his cookbook The Latin Road Home for Hispanic Heritage Month.

Chef Jose Garces shares what Hispanic Heritage month means to him Hispanic Heritage month spans Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, but for Latinos of all nationalities, every day is a reason to celebrate culture. Jose Garces is an Ecuadorian American chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and Iron Chef. Born in...

Lake Isle Press author Pierre Thiam introduced fonio to TED Global in Tanzania, and the crowd went wild. Find out how th...
09/14/2017
A forgotten ancient grain that could help Africa prosper

Lake Isle Press author Pierre Thiam introduced fonio to TED Global in Tanzania, and the crowd went wild. Find out how this ancient grain has the potential to transform societies in Africa.

Forget quinoa. Meet fonio, an ancient "miracle grain" native to Senegal that's versatile, nutritious and gluten-free. In this passionate talk, chef Pierre Thiam shares his obsession with the hardy crop and explains why he believes that its industrial-scale cultivation could transform societies in Af...

In her feature for T Style magazine, Ligaya Mishan likens the ephemerality of wagashi, the sweets served with traditiona...
08/22/2017
Sweets as Poignant as Poetry

In her feature for T Style magazine, Ligaya Mishan likens the ephemerality of wagashi, the sweets served with traditional Japanese tea ceremony, to haiku. We can't wait to show you how to make these culinary treasures easily, and at home. Look for The Cook-Zen Wagashi Cookbook from Lake Isle Press in January 2018.

One writer considers wagashi, Japanese tea-ceremony treats, as bittersweet pleasures for stressful times.

We're so proud of Lake Isle Press author Pierre Thiam who just launched Yolélé Foods, a line of imported West African ...
08/03/2017
Yolélé Foods — Bringing West African Culinary Traditions to the West

We're so proud of Lake Isle Press author Pierre Thiam who just launched Yolélé Foods, a line of imported West African grains. Read all about it here, and buy your own Yolélé fonio at Whole Foods Harlem now!

We are introducing ingredients grown by rural West Africans to the American marketplace, which is hungry for new and exciting sources of nutrition.

Tonight Lake Isle Press author and famed chef Vikas Khanna takes the stage at Asia Society New York.
06/22/2017
Vikas Khanna's Transformative Story

Tonight Lake Isle Press author and famed chef Vikas Khanna takes the stage at Asia Society New York.

Follow Vikas Khanna's remarkable story from homeless immigrant to Michelin Star Chef

Tune in tomorrow 5/31 at 11:30 a.m. EST to join Lake Isle Press author and chef Pierre Thiam for a conversation and cook...
05/30/2017

Tune in tomorrow 5/31 at 11:30 a.m. EST to join Lake Isle Press author and chef Pierre Thiam for a conversation and cooking demonstration with Ambassador Martina Boustani of Ambassade des Etats-Unis au Senegal live from Dakar!

Rejoignez-nous le mercredi après-midi pour une discussion en ligne sur Facebook entre le célèbre chef Pierre Thiam, basé à New York, et le Chargé d'Affaires, Martina Boustani. Le chef Thiam fera une démonstration de cuisine et donnera des conseils sur l'utilisation des produits locaux pour préparer des repas sains pour votre famille. Il nous montrera comment préparer un repas léger, parfait pour rompre le jeûne pendant le Ramadan ou pour célébrer la fête de Korité. Vous pouvez poser des questions, en direct, pendant la discussion, ou nous les envoyer dès maintenant en commentant ce post. Connectez-vous à la page Facebook de l'Ambassade, le mercredi 31 mai, à partir de 15h30. Partagez l’information! #SenegalFood

The inspiration for chef Jose Garces' Empanads de Viento is his mother. "For me," he writes in his cookbook, The Latin R...
05/09/2017

The inspiration for chef Jose Garces' Empanads de Viento is his mother. "For me," he writes in his cookbook, The Latin Road Home, "empanadas, maybe more than any other food, are all abut family." In honor of Mother's Day, we're sharing this tried and true favorite. http://ow.ly/WRBA30bzQw6

Chef Pierre Thiam reminds us how, exactly, spring rolls got to Senegal. Hear the story on Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknow...
04/20/2017
How spring rolls got to Senegal

Chef Pierre Thiam reminds us how, exactly, spring rolls got to Senegal.
Hear the story on Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

The half-century of war and colonialism behind a favorite street snack.

Lake Isle Press author Vikas Khanna's line of masalas and sauces is now available at Williams-Sonoma! Click here to hear...
04/04/2017
Vikas Khanna's Recipes and Sauces | Williams Sonoma

Lake Isle Press author Vikas Khanna's line of masalas and sauces is now available at Williams-Sonoma! Click here to hear from Vikas, and learn how to make his Tomato Turmeric Chicken with Homemade Naan.

Travel the world in just half an hour with these 30-minute meals from around the globe.
03/21/2017
The Kitchn

Travel the world in just half an hour with these 30-minute meals from around the globe.

Take a trip.

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Celebrate Mardi Gras with a slice (or two) of King Cake.
02/28/2017
King Cake Recipe

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Celebrate Mardi Gras with a slice (or two) of King Cake.

This Carnival cake is more like a brioche, with a bitingly sweet frosting and sugared pecans for crunch The recipe itself is a hybrid, adapting a cake recipe by David Guas, the chef of Bayou Bakery in Alexandria, Va., and pairing it with a frosting by the New Orleans chef John Besh Browse the baby s...

Join cookbook author and chef Pierre Thiam at MOFAD - Museum of Food and Drink for a talk and demonstration on fonio, Af...
02/21/2017
African Culinary Traditions with Pierre Thiam

Join cookbook author and chef Pierre Thiam at MOFAD - Museum of Food and Drink for a talk and demonstration on fonio, Africa's oldest cultivated grain. Get a special preview of his current project and a taste of Pierre’s boundless passion for the rich culinary history of Africa and its Diaspora. http://ow.ly/XLTC309ds6U

Join chef, restaurateur, advocate, and cookbook author Pierre Thiam for a culinary journey into the West African kitchen. Raised in Dakar, Senegal, a bustling and culturally diverse metropolis on the west coast of Africa, Pierre has a deep interest in how foods are produced, who produces them,

02/02/2017
Bon Appétit Magazine

via Bon Appétit Magazine

Meet an undocumented immigrant running one of the best new restaurants in the US.

“My wife is an undocumented immigrant and we try to talk about the truth in the restaurant industry.” FULL STORY: http://bonap.it/7T5aKgN

For those that like some bounce in their food...
01/05/2017
Lucky Peach

For those that like some bounce in their food...

Mochi, beef tendon, fish balls, noodles—all fall under the magic of QQ.

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