Maria Schiffer travelled to 10 African countries within one year for her book "Eating with Africa". In the process, she got to know many special people and their personal recipes.

Information content

In her book, the author presents typical recipes from the everyday kitchens of the local people. But “Eating with Africa” is much more than an ordinary cookbook. It is a collection of true stories about the people Maria Schiffer met on her journey. One gets an authentic insight into the lives of many African families and learns interesting facts about the countries and their culture. In addition, the photographer knows how to combine her pictures with the culinary in an optimal way.

informative

informative

Authentic insight into the culture and cuisine of Africa

Comprehensibility

The book is very well structured and easily to understand. Thanks to the author's entertaining way of writing, "Eating with Africa" reads like a novel. The easy-going writing style also contributes to the fact that you can't stop reading.

Comprehensible

Comprehensible

Entertaining & easy to understand

Design

Very clearly presented, so that readers can easily follow the content. Especially the impressive photos are always an absolute highlight.

Design

Design

Very clear and appealing
Eating with Africa by Maria Schiffer

Price / Service

In one word: Yes

Price / Service

Price / Service

Very good

Conclusion

“Eating with Africa” is much more than just a cookbook, it is a mental journey to Africa. Maria Schiffer has succeeded in conveying to us the colourful diversity and the attitude towards life of Africa with her impressive pictures, recipes and the stories of the people.

Positive
  • Authentic recipes
  • Great pictures
  • Exciting & informative reports
  • Clear & easy to understand
  • Interesting facts about country & culture
Negative
  • Not all ingredients are easy to find in Germany
  • Less recipes than in a typical cookbook

100%

Overall Performance

Overall Performance

A clear buy recommendation!

FHF Tip

Highly recommended! For Africa fans as well as for non-Africa connoisseurs, it is a great insight into the fascinating (food) culture of the countries Maria Schiffer has travelled to. With this book, the author has succeeded in creating a unique view of the African continent.

About the Author

Maria Schiffer is a German-American travel and food photographer who grew up in eight different countries. Since 2010, she has been successfully working as a freelance photographer for renowned German food, lifestyle and travel magazines.

About the Publisher

Dorling Kindersley Verlag GmbH is part of Penguin Random House and is particularly known for its distinctively designed nonfiction books, which have been successful bestsellers for years. The more than 200 new publications per year include guidebooks, nonfiction books, and travel guides for adults on a wide variety of topics, as well as games and nonfiction books for children.

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Published On: 22. October 2021|Last Updated: 10. February 2022|Categories: Book|Tags: , , |0 words|0 min read|

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