Welcome to AtoZ World Food

Hungry to learn about international cuisine? Check out our newest online resource, AtoZ World Food! With more than 7,000 traditional recipes from 174 countries, plus dining etiquette, food trivia and more, AtoZ World Food is great for home cooks looking to spice up their kitchens, students needing recipes for their country reports, tourists seeking information about dining customs in their travel destinations, as well as armchair travelers! And it’s all free with your library card number and PIN - Chandler Public Library pays the subscription for you, so there are no ads or paywalls! It’s another benefit to your library card!

To access AtoZ World Food, start at chandlerlibrary.org, choose Browse the Library, then Online Resources - All. Scroll down to choose AtoZ World Food. You’ll need your library card and PIN to sign in from home. Then select a country to read its full article including food culture, beverages and recipes. You can also search by ingredients, browse recipes or read reference materials such as a coffee glossary and a timeline of world agriculture.

Like AtoZ World Food? Check out its partner resource, Global Road Warrior, with even more culture, history and travel information about countries around the world!

Can’t make it to the library to get a card? We offer eCards that allow access to all our online resources, including AtoZ World Food! If you’re a Maricopa County resident, you can fill out the online form to register for your eCard. See more at our Get a Card page. eCard users can come to the library at any time to upgrade to a full-access card that allows checkout of books and other physical materials.