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 Provençe or Mexican tilapia tacos with unexpected anise seed (pictured above).