Books & Writing

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Book Tour Dates

12.13.2023
McNally Jackson Seaport
In conversation with Cheryl Pearl Sucher
New York, NY
01.25.2024
Now Serving at Zipper Concert Hall
In conversation with TK
Los Angeles, CA
01.28.2024
Now Serving at Hollywood Farmers Market
[Signing only]
Los Angeles, CA
01.29.2024
JCCSF with Omnivore Books
In conversation with Soleil Ho
San Francisco, CA
01.31.2024
Powell’s Books
In conversation with Gregory Gourdet
Portland, OR
02.01.2024
Seattle Arts & Lectures with Book Larder
In conversation with Frankie Gaw
Seattle, WA

Books

PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE

Start Here: Instructions for Becoming a Better Cook today!

Launching October 31, 2023
Change the way you think about cooking! In this epic guide to better eating, the chef, recipe developer, and video producer Sohla El-Waylly reimagines what a cookbook can be, teaching home cooks of all skill levels how cooking really works.
HARPER COLLINS

The Best American Food Writing

Change the way you think about cooking! In this epic guide to better eating, the chef, recipe developer, and video producer Sohla El-Waylly reimagines what a cookbook can be, teaching home cooks of all skill levels how cooking really works.

Writing

serious eats

Dosa Indian Rice and Lentil Crepes

A dosa batter that turns crisp, chewy, and light on the griddle, with a sourdough-like tang thanks to a double fermentation.
serious eats

The Best Way to Make Popcorn

We taste-tested four methods to find the ultimate way to make popcorn at home.
bon appetit

How to Knead Dough Like You're in Charge

And why kneading matters in the first place.
bon appetit

Prepare to Change the Way You Make Pie Dough Forever

If you haven't been laminating your pie dough, you've been missing out.
WIRECUTTER

Sohla El-Waylly Buys This Puckery Spice by the Pound

While I’ve introduced [my husband] to my favorites, like the AutoZone jingle, he has made me more acquainted with his, like fluffy, garlicky toum, crumbly date-filled ma’amoul, and holly-red sumac.