THE MODERN NAVAJO KITCHEN

Subtitle Homestyle Recipes that Celebrate the Flavors and Traditions of the Diné

Alana Yazzie
Price $24.99 / £18.99
Description Description

Nourish your body and mind through food with these 60 recipes celebrating Navajo culinary traditions.

The Modern Navajo Kitchen​ takes you on an exhilarating journey for your taste buds. This beautifully photographed cookbook ties together traditional Navajo recipes as well as global recipes with a Navajo spin, creating a truly unique culinary experience! Choose from a plethora of drinks, breads, breakfasts, soups, mains, sides, and desserts—the sky's the limit.

Incorporating traditional and modern ingredients, some of the deliciously nourishing and comforting recipes include:
 

  • Navajo Boba Milk Tea (Abe’ Boba Dééhk’azí)
  • Fry Bread (Dah Díníilghaazh)
  • Navajo Burgers (Atsį’ Yik’ą́ Náneeskadí Bił Ałch’į’ Át’éhí)
  • Sumac and Strawberry Greek Yogurt Ice Pops (Chiiłchin Yogurt Tiní)
  • and more!


This comprehensive cookbook also includes instructions for how to make such things as juniper ash, roasted cornmeal, and roasted chiles that will bring your Navajo cooking skills to the next level. A short history of Navajo culinary traditions is provided to provide cultural context behind your new culinary experiences, and sample meal plans will help you put together the perfect menus for the week ahead or for those special occasions with family and friends. 

Reconnect to your cultural heritage or treat your palate (or both!) with The Modern Navajo Kitchen.

Format:
Format Paper Over Board 192 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9781577154679
Size:
Size8.00 in x 9.50 in / 203.20 mm x 241.30 mm
Published:
Published Date October 8th, 2024
Alana Yazzie
Alana Yazzie is the creator of The Fancy Navajo, a lifestyle and food blog created in 2014, that follows Alana's life as a contemporary Diné/Navajo woman living in the city of Phoenix, Arizona. Originally from Northwest New Mexico, Alana inspires others to embrace their culture, wherever they live, by sharing a variety of lifestyle content such as recipes, fashion, and gardening infused with her Navajo heritage. Alana’s greatest passion is developing innovative and approachable recipes that use Indigenous and Southwestern ingredients. Through, The Fancy Navajo, she enjoys capturing her Navajo lifestyle in modern and bright settings to showcase the continued presence and thriving of Indigenous peoples.  
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