Jerusalem: A Cookbook
($35) from veteran cookbook authors Yottam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi (their other works Plenty
are also must reads) will leave your friend jonesing for a trip to Jerusalem. In the meantime, she'll have ample ideas for how to re-create enticing Israeli and Palestinian fare at home.
Vij's: Elegant and Inspired Indian Cuisine
($30) by Meeru Dhalwala and Vikram Vij
Japanese Farm Food
($35) by Nancy Singleton Hachisu