“So, Chef Ike, when are you going to write a cookbook?”
This is a question that Chef Ike, a popular culinary educator in North Carolina, has heard countless times over four decades in the kitchen and the classroom. Realizing that there’s truly no time like the present, Chef Ike puts nearly forty years of experience and love into the creation of this gift to his students and fans. In his opinion, travel is the best teacher—and he has gathered his favorite international discoveries for you.
Chef Ike has done the math for you, too. These easy-to-follow recipes also include precalculated ingredient lists, allowing you to easily scale the recipe to accurately create delicious food for a few friends, a small group, or a large crowd.
Whether you enjoy cooking for your family and friends, creating memorable dinner parties, or dreaming of one day running your own catering company, Chef Ike can help. This collection showcases his favorite international, regional, and local dishes, providing detailed instructions on how to make them in your own kitchen. Plus, it’s also perfect for the young—or young-at-heart—who want to try their hand at cooking