Recipes From Jeffrey Saad’s Global Kitchen

Journeying through popular culinary hotspots like France, Mexico, Italy and India, California-based chef and restaurateur Jeffrey Saad showcases scrumptious recipes in his first cookbook, Jeffrey Saad’s Global Kitchen (2012 Ballantine Books). As a runner-up on The Next Food Network Star, Saad is best-known for his exotic cuisines that combine flavours from different regions of the world. Here, try his French Croque Monsieur with Mornay sauce and herbes de Proven├že or Mexican tilapia tacos with unexpected anise seed (pictured above).