Discovering the local food and traditions of the destinations we travel to is one of the most exciting features of cruising. Here are our top 10 recipe books in no particular order…


Honey & Co bookHoney & Co: Food from the Middle East

Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer (Saltyard Books)

The first book from the husband and wife duo behind the central London restaurant of the same name presents a feast of old-fashioned stews, smoky lamb, falafel and dips, all accompanied with Middle Eastern traditions. Desserts range from cheesecakes and buns to a marzipan cookie served with Turkish coffee.

Our favourite recipes:
-Peaches and goats’ cheese with roasted almonds
-Pomegranate molasses chicken with bulgar wheat salad
-Slow-cooked lamb shoulder with plums and roses
-White chocolate, pine nuts, olive oil and candied lemon zest