My Spiced Kitchen

My Spiced Kitchen

A Middle Eastern Cookbook

Yaniv Cohen


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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.


Yaniv Cohen:
Yaniv Cohen, otherwise known as The Spice Detective, is vice president and culinary director of the award-winning catering, design and production company Shiraz Creative. He also operates Jaffa, an outlet for his spice-centered cuisine in the Miami Design District's distinguished food hall. He has been featured in Aventura magazine, Miami Modern Luxury magazine, Bello magazine and Tropicult.