Meet Spice Detective Yaniv Cohen

Meet Spice Detective Yaniv Cohen

Yaniv Cohen
My Spiced Kitchen: A Middle Eastern Cookbook

Saturday, August 24, 7pm
Books & Books, Coral Gables


“Yaniv’s passion and skilled use of Middle Eastern spices turn out phenomenal dishes bursting with beautiful flavors from nature’s bounty.”
Ingrid Hoffmann, bestselling author and host of Simply Delicioso

The Ultimate Guide to the One-of-a-Kind Flavors of the Middle East

Delight your senses and excite your palate as Yaniv Cohen, aka The Spice Detective, leads you on a culinary tour through the exciting world of Middle Eastern spices–including turmeric, cumin, sumac, za’atar, clove, cardamom, caraway, baharat, coriander, dukkah, paprika, anise, nigella, allspice and cinnamon.

With a lineup of delicious recipes, Yaniv highlights each spice’s unique flavor. In a blend of traditional and modern cuisine, he expertly reveals the fullness of Middle Eastern spices in such dishes as Baharat-Scented Lamb Loin with Mint Pesto, Tunisian Caraway Carrot Salad, Cardamom Yemenite Beef Soup, Cinnamon-Scented Moroccan Couscous with Dried Fruit, Fresh Strawberries Stuffed with Clove-Spiced “Cheesecake” Mousse, Pan-Fried Cauliflower Steak in Nigella Seed Batter and Spiced Coriander Banana Cookies.

To anyone looking to add vibrancy to their dishes: This cookbook belongs on your shelf.

Chef Yaniv Cohen serves as vice president and culinary director of the catering, design, and production company, Shiraz Creative where he has directed events for Prada and Louis Vuitton and is additionally the creator of the spice-focused blog The Spice Detective. He has been featured in AventuraMiami Modern Luxury, and Bello magazines and has recently opened a Middle Eastern and North African-inspired restaurant, Jaffa, in the St. Roche Market Food Hall in Miami’s Design District.

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