Book Riot's 2020 Read Harder Challenge, hosted by Book Riot

Read a food book about a cuisine you’ve never tried before
All books added to this prompt

Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics from a Modern American Family

Priya Krishna, Ritu Krishna, Padma Lakshmi

nonfiction Cookbook Food and Drink
funny informative lighthearted medium-paced

Samarkand: Recipes & Stories from Central Asia & The Caucasus

Caroline Eden, Eleanor Ford

informative lighthearted medium-paced

Hungry Hearts: 13 Tales of Food & Love

Elsie Chapman

fiction Contemporary Short Stories Young Adult
emotional lighthearted reflective medium-paced

Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing

Anya von Bremzen

nonfiction Memoir
informative reflective medium-paced

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story

Kevin Noble Maillard, Juana Martinez-Neal

nonfiction Childrens
informative lighthearted medium-paced

Like Water for Chocolate

Laura Esquivel

fiction Historical Magical Realism Romance
lighthearted tense fast-paced

The Art of Fermentation: An in-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World

Sandor Ellix Katz

informative fast-paced

With the Fire on High

Elizabeth Acevedo

fiction Contemporary Young Adult
emotional inspiring fast-paced

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton, Michael Pollan

nonfiction Food and Drink
informative inspiring medium-paced

Notes from a Young Black Chef

Kwame Onwuachi, Joshua David Stein

nonfiction Memoir
emotional funny reflective medium-paced