The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

Everyday deliciousness you can cook anywhere


Discover everyday deliciousness with The Smitten Kitchen Cook Book.

You don't need to be a chef
You don't need special ingredients
You don't even need a big kitchen

From a half-galley kitchen in New York with just a single counter, a tiny stove, and pans stacked high in the corner, Deb Perelman has conjured up a delicious array of stews and slaws, salsas and pestos, tatins and cheesecakes. All to-die-for. And now you can too.

Deb is an ordinary home cook who believes food should be a pleasure and deliciousness a guarantee. So she founded, her award-winning blog, where she concocts, tweaks and obsessively tests the best imaginable recipes for the everyday cook.

These are recipes you'll bookmark, share, and make your own, whether it is Courgette Ribbons with Almond Pesto for a summer lunch, Everyday Margherita Pizza for the family, Seared Halibut with Gazpacho Salsa for a weekend dinner, or Tiny But Intense Chocolate Cake for a special treat.

'Utterly scrumptious. It's the kind of food you want to eat at home every weekend' Yotam Ottolenghi


  • Utterly scrumptious. It's the kind of food you want to eat at home every weekend
    Yotam Ottolenghi

About the author

Deb Perelman

Deb Perelman is a self-taught home cook, photographer, and the creator of She is the author of the New York Times best-selling The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, which won the IACP Julia Child Award. Deb lives in New York City with her husband, son, and daughter.
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