I'd highly recommend this book to Afghan cooks and non-Afghan cooks alike!
Helen Saberi's recipes are very easy to follow and provides superlative cultural and culinary background material, such as food supplies/utensils.
We live a few states away from his family so if I want my favorite Afghan foods I have to cook them myself - which is what I can do now.
This is an excellent cookbook. She has included fantastic recipes which do this incredible cuisine justice. I can't say enough about the cuisine of Afghanistan. Read morePublished 2 months ago by cac1003
Great recipes and easy to follow. I used almost all the recipes and they all came out successful! I recommend this book the new wives who don't have a lot of experience in the... Read morePublished 21 months ago by NazBaz
yummy recipes great for the first timers trying to cook an Afghan Dish try the red chutney or the Cobole chicken carrots raisins and rice whats not to love!Published 22 months ago by Nickie Smith
as a result of a class taken at UMass OLLI - the instructor ending the class on Afghanistan by treating us to some of their food - it was outstanding and the recipes healthy as... Read morePublished on February 1, 2013 by Carol A McCue
I spent time in Afghanistan and with Afghan people in the US in the 1980's and was so impressed with their food and cooking techniques that it began a life long love of cooking for... Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by Ex-Patty
I was positive surprized when i got this book. In the beginning of the book the autor tells about the life in Afghanistan, so good to read about normal things in that contry. Read morePublished on March 4, 2012 by Ray
I thought these recipes were pretty challenging, yet they generally turned out tasteless and undercooked. My Afghan boyfriend didn't recognize most of the recipes I made.Published on May 12, 2011 by ch