Bison Delights

Cookbooks have always been a gateway to explore diverse culinary traditions and flavors from around the world. Bison Delights, a cookbook authored by the late Habeeb Salloum, is no exception. This delightful collection of bison recipes promises to take readers on an exciting gastronomic journey through the rich tapestry of flavors and cultures.

Before delving into the recipes, Habeeb Salloum provides an engaging introduction to bison, shedding light on its history, significance in various cultures, and its emergence as a sustainable and healthy protein source. The author’s passion for bison is evident in his writing, and this section serves as an educational foundation for readers new to this unique meat.

Bison Delights serves up an array of mouthwatering recipes that showcase the versatility of bison meat. From appetizers to main courses and Prairie to Persian, Habeeb skillfully curates a diverse selection of dishes inspired by global cuisines. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or an enthusiastic beginner, the clear and concise instructions make these recipes accessible to all.

The cookbook transcends borders by combining bison with flavors from around the world. From hearty Bison Bourguignon to zesty Bison Tacos with Mango Salsa, each dish is a fusion of traditional recipes and modern twists. This blend of cultural influences adds a unique and refreshing dimension to the cookbook, making it an excellent choice for adventurous foodies seeking new flavors. We wanted you to try the Damascus-inspired Ouzi in our Recipe section – great as appetizers or a side to the main event.

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In addition to the flavorful journey, Bison Delights emphasizes the health benefits and sustainability of bison meat. The recipes showcase how this lean and nutritious meat can be a great alternative to traditional proteins, encouraging readers to explore eco-friendly and health-conscious choices in their culinary endeavors. For readers who cherish comfort food, this cookbook has plenty to offer. From classic Bison Meatloaf to savory Bison Shepherd’s Pie, Habeeb strikes a perfect balance between nostalgia and innovation, offering familiar flavors with a bison-inspired twist. 

Bison Back Ribs – Nebraska Bison

The cookbook is enhanced with stunning food photography that not only makes the dishes visually appealing but also provides a glimpse into the rich history and culture behind each recipe. The beautiful presentation of the dishes further ignites the reader’s desire to experiment with these delightful recipes. Purchase a copy of this delightful cookbook at or enter to win it in our Giveaway section. Whether you’re a food enthusiast or someone looking to expand your cooking repertoire, Bison Delights is a must-have addition to your cookbook collection. With its wide-ranging selection of recipes, inspirational stories, and gorgeous food photography, it promises to delight and educate all those who embark on this exciting gastronomic adventure.

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From the book Bison Delights: Middle Eastern Cuisine, Western Style by Habeeb Salloum, copyright © 2010. Reprinted by permission of University of Regina Press.