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.
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 14 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 16 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 19 months ago 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 21 months ago 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
Quaint drawings and loads of cultural information add to the many and varied authentic Afghani recipes in this helpful book. Read morePublished on January 27, 2011 by crazydaisy
Why on earth would you write an Afghan cookbook and leave out the spices? I love Afghan food and this book was a huge disappointment. Read morePublished on February 20, 2010 by A reader