Three New Cookbooks With Recipes Tied to Minnesota

Each book explores different cuisines, including hearty soups, East African flatbread, and a fresh take on hotdish
"In Bibi's Kitchen" by Hawa Hassan
“In Bibi’s Kitchen” by Hawa Hassan

In Bibi’s Kitchen

by Hawa Hassan

This travel-based cookbook includes 75 recipes by eight women from different East African nations. Two are from Minnesota-based Ma Halima: a recipe for Sabaayad flatbread, and a meat-and-vegetables dish called Beef Suqaar.

"Land of 10,000 Plates: Stories and Recipes from Minnesota" by Patrice Johnson
“Land of 10,000 Plates: Stories and Recipes from Minnesota” by Patrice Johnson

Land of 10,000 Plates: Stories and Recipes from Minnesota

by Patrice Johnson

Comfort food options galore in these 100 recipes spanning regional traditions—from SPAM Lefse Pizza to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s hotdish to booya.

"The Soup and Bread Cookbook" by Beatrice Ojakangas
“The Soup and Bread Cookbook” by Beatrice Ojakangas

The Soup and Bread Cookbook

by Beatrice Ojakangas

James Beard-heralded Minnesota author Beatrice Ojakangas stirs together more than 100 ideas for a whole year of soup—and dipping—including the hearty stuff for the months ahead.