Recipes from Falling Cloudberries

Falling Cloudberries by Tessa Kiros

The New York Times calls Tessa Kiros’s work “exuberant and colorful.” And that is just what her gem, Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes, is. The book is full of personal touches and stories. It is a beautiful collection of family anecdotes, history, and traditions all documented with stunning photography, unique illustrations, and a warm dialogue that will simply pull you in.

Black-eyed peas, spinach, red onion, and red pepper on a white plate.

Black-Eyed Peas with Spinach

After trying this Southern good-luck charm of black-eyed peas, we say forget the luck. Just pass more of these peas, please.

A few dollops of cranberry sorbet in a white porcelain bowl.

Cranberry Sorbet

This pretty little number is sweet and tart and sassy enough to hold its own against all manner of menus, whether holiday or more humdrum.

A white bowl filled with seven Finnish meatballs, sauce, and topped with lingonberry jam.

Finnish Meatballs

Similar to Swedish meatballs, these Finnish balls are made with pork and are served in a sour cream sauce and are topped with tart preserves.