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The six books Diana authored with her late husband, Paul von Welanetz include:
  • The Pleasure of Your Company (Atheneum), for which they received the coveted French Tastemaker "Cookbook of the Year" award in the category of entertaining.
  • With Love from Your Kitchen, and
  • The Art of Buffet Entertaining (both of which were main selections of the Better Homes and Gardens Book Club)
  • The von Welanetz Guide to Ethnic Ingredients,
  • LA Cuisine, and
  • Celebrations (all published by J.P. Tarcher).
The von Welanetz Guide to Ethnic Ingredients is still considered the classic reference book of international ingredients. Bon Appetit magazine called it "A splendid work! ...just about every exotic, unusual and rare ingredient used in dishes in all corners of the world is covered."