From the jungles of Costa Rica to the streets of Marrakech there is one thing about traveling that makes the experience that much more special: food. The vibrant dishes found across the menus of the world’s most fabulous hotels have the ability to bring us back to some of our favorite destinations with just one bite. Mastering the art of recreating those impressive dishes at home is no easy task…but not impossible. Eat like you’re on vacation with our round-up of our favorite hotel cookbooks straight from the kitchens of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels.
The Pleasures of Eating Well: COMO Shambhala
With the philosophy of COMO Hotels and Resorts’ holistic wellness ingrained in every page, The Pleasures of Eating Well gives you an inside look at over 140 recipes found in the kitchens of their exclusive international resorts. Carefully curated by fashion and hospitality entrepreneur, Christina Ong, and COMO’s executive chef, experience the inspiring, nutritional, and delicious recipes of COMO Shambhala’s cuisine at home. From classic favorites like COMO Shamabhala’s Ginger Tea to the Chilled Green Goddess Soup to a stunning Cacao, Coconut, Raisin, and Almond Tart, each bite will take you on a journey inspired by the specialties of each destination.
*Tribe Tip: This book is as visually stunning as it is informative. A great addition to your coffee table book collection!
The Nomad Cookbook
As chic as Manhattan itself, The Nomad Cookbook exudes New York cool with recipes from the masterminds behind The Nomad hotel and restaurant. The cookbook aims to bring to life the iconic dishes found within the walls of posh hotel and anecdotes from the personalities that make it tick, like the legendary Chef Daniel Humm. Get a taste of the city as you whip up some of The Nomad’s signature dishes at home like the rich chicken for two stuffed with decadent foie gras. Pair that with one of the many cocktails featured within a cocktail recipe book found hidden inside the cookbook for a bespoke NY experience at home.
The Raffles Hotel Cookbook
Rooted in the deep traditions of the legendary Raffles Hotels, explore and savor the delicious recipes of this iconic institution. Signature dishes reflect the rich culinary history of Singapore highlighting flavors such as roasted quail, juicy mangos, and freshly smoked salmon. The Raffles Hotel Cookbook embodies robust influences from around the world. For a taste of classic Cantonese dishes, the Empress chapter will transport your tastebuds with token ingredients to serve braised abalone with sea cucumber and sautéed crystal prawns. For your next meal, a quick flip of the page will transport you with more eclectic fare from the Empire Cafe chapter where you will learn how to whip up dishes like Hainanese chicken rice, laksa, and rojak.
The Small Luxury Cookbook
It is oftentimes that the best bites you experience are thanks to the small, niche destinations where you once enjoyed a quaint stay. The Small Luxury Cookbook allows you to travel the world without leaving your home thanks to their many recipes handcrafted by world-renowned chefs. Explore the flavors of the Maldives, Greece, Spain, and many more and expand your palate with native dishes that once served, offer a taste of luxury. In line with the plethora of plates from around the world, the book also features some of the world’s biggest culinary insights showcasing the endless possibilities of food pairings and the health benefits of fresh ingredients.
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc: Cuisine and Cravings of the Stars
It is a known fact that the world’s most elite patrons dine at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. With some of the world’s most famous clientele, it takes sheer ambition, creativity, and talent to create their thoughtful recipes. For elevated tastes made with ingredients that nourish, please, and satisfy: Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc: Cuisine and Cravings of the Stars is the perfect addition to your kitchen. Each featured plate is a classic favorite by infamous celebrities and famed moguls. The book features stunning full-page photos of each dish from the hotel’s grills, restaurants, and cabanas. The vibrant colors of fresh ingredients are sure to ignite your inner Michelin-star chef to recreate savory, scrumptious food to enjoy.