By Erin Swenson-Klatt

My favorite cookbooks to take you around the world. 

The Breath of a Wok: Unlocking the Spirit of Chinese Wok Cooking Through Recipes and Lore

Alan Richardson and Grace Young

$37.50 $33.75

Excellent Chinese recipes that will become standards in your kitchen.

Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking

Fuchsia Dunlop

$35.00 $31.50

The one Chinese cookbook you should definitely own.

Japanese Farm Food

Nancy Singleton Hachisu

$50.00 $45.00

Simple but delicious Japanese recipes to make at home.

The Splendid Table

Lynne R Kasper and Louis B Wallach Inc

$45.00 $40.50

An classic dive into the region of Emilia-Romagna.

The New Portuguese Table: Exciting Flavors from Europe's Western Coast

David Leite

$32.50

A fun, accessible twist on a great cuisine.

The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook: Artisanal Baking from Around the World

Julia Turshen and Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez

$35.00

Where to start if you want to bake good bread, and eat delicious things alongside.

More Mexican Everyday: Simple, Seasonal, Celebratory

Rick Bayless

$35.00 $31.50

A super accessible way to add Mexican flavors to your regular rotation.

Made in India: Recipes from an Indian Family Kitchen

Meera Sodha

$35.00 $31.50

Fresh, fun takes on Indian classics that will work on weeknights.

Simple Thai Food: Classic Recipes from the Thai Home Kitchen [a Cookbook]

Leela Punyaratabandhu

$24.99 $22.49

A fantastic set of recipes to get you started making Thai food at home.

Vietnamese Food Any Day: Simple Recipes for True, Fresh Flavors [a Cookbook]

Andrea Nguyen

$24.99 $22.49

A new classic from the incredible Andrea Nguyen.

Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home

Marcus Samuelsson

$35.00 $31.50

A race around the world with Marcus Samuelsson.

Jerusalem: A Cookbook

Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi

$35.00 $31.50

Beautiful flavors from a complicated region.

Soframiz: Vibrant Middle Eastern Recipes from Sofra Bakery and Cafe [a Cookbook]

Ana Sortun and Maura Kilpatrick

$35.00

Fantastic flavors from breakfast to dessert from a favorite Boston restaurant.

Fire and Ice: Classic Nordic Cooking [a Cookbook]

Darra Goldstein

$40.00

A great introduction to the Nordic region with modern takes on traditional dishes.