Deligths from the Garden of Eden: A Cookbook and a History of the Iraqi Cuisine.
First Edition (Paperback, Authorhouse, 2003.
Links to some of the reviews and articles:
Al-Ittihad Newspaper, September 2009. (Arabic)
"The Definition of a Perfect Host," Food and Wine magazine, Nov. 2007
Dates: A Global History
(Hardcover, Edible Series, Reaktion books, 2011)
The Guardian, Wednesday 23 January 2013 Homa Khaleeli, “Dates truly are the fruit of paradise.”
The Blessed Tree: Khalifa International Date Palm Award, vol. 5, no. 1 (March 2013): 69.
"The Historiography of Arab Cuisine: Issues and Perspectives"
The first ever written on this topic, published as a chapter (pp. 140-161) in Writing Food History: A Global Perspective (Berg Publisher, July 2012).
Beginner’s Iraqi Arabic with 2 Audio CDs.
Co-authored with Nadia Hassani (Paperback, Hippocrene Books, 2006)
From the back cover:
Designed for both classroom use and self-study. The 12 lessons combine dialogue with easy-to-follow grammatical explanations, and include vocabulary, cultural information, and exercises that reinforce the material covered. You do not need to know how to read in Arabic to use this book. All Arabic words are transliterated into roman script.