Stress-Free Cooking for Your Retreat

When planning to celebrate with family and friends, hosting dinners at home, or pondering what culinary delights to prepare for your vacation getaway, AUC Press’ cookbooks can help. Conveniently sized to fit into your luggage, they feature delicious and straightforward recipes for cooks of all levels to enjoy.

Egyptian Flavors: 50 Recipes by Dyna Eldaief (AUC Press, 2021)


An unintimidating, accessible cookbook filled with delicious home-cooking easy-to-follow recipes.

The book includes recipes for dips, starters, soups, vegetables and grains, meat, poultry, fish, and sweet delights. It is a delightful introduction to the variety and richness of Egyptian cuisine from breakfast dishes such as ta‘miya (falafel) and fuul medammis (slow-cooked fava beans) to well-loved main courses such as stuffed cabbage leaves (mahshi cromb), and Lamb Tagine (Tagen Moza). Egyptian Cooking: From the Table of Abou El Sid by Nehal Leheta (AUC Press, 2021)


This book includes classic Egyptian favorites from one of Cairo’s leading restaurantsAbou El Sid”.

You will find authentic Egyptian recipes from mezze (appetizers) to main courses to desserts. Each recipe comes with a handy list of staple ingredients and is beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs making them easy to follow.

Indulge in the flavors of home-cooked Egyptian cuisine and the sumptuous holiday feasts.

These books are selected to simplify your cooking experience, allowing you to spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying a leisurely summer retreat.

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