Looking for a gift for the food lover in your life? This 2018 cookbook gift guide has you covered!
With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start making lists for everyone special in your life. Finding the best presents for family and friends can be stressful on the run up to the big day, look no further! Listed below is a nice collection of cookbooks from pies, tarts, galettes, seasonal cooking, gluten-free, Italian, all time classic, healthy, plant based and vegan.
1. Lomelino’s Pies by Linda Lomelino
World-renowned baker and food photographer Linda Lomelino presents a rich variety of pies, galettes, tarts and more. With lessons on making pie dough, forming decorative tops, determining the best glaze and topping, this book will help you perfect the art of pie. Creator of the blog Call me Cupcake.
2. First We Eat by Eva Kosmas Flores
In her 2nd book Eva finds inspiration in her Greek heritage and the bountiful produce of her garden in Oregon, while crafting her innovative and approachable recipes. The bounty of fresh, vibrant fruits and vegetables overflowing from her garden is showcased in every aspect of her work. Creator of the blog Adventures in Cooking.
3. Alternative Baker by Alanna Taylor-Tobin
Alternative Baker isn’t just another gluten-free cookbook. While most gluten-free recipes try to replicate all-purpose flour with refined starches and sketchy gums, Alternative Baker celebrates the unique tastes and textures of 14 gluten-free flours, from buckwheat flour to almond flour to sorghum and coconut. Creator of the blog The Bojon Gourmet.
4. Jamie Cooks Italy by Jamie Oliver
Jamie’s latest cookbook is packed with epic recipes from the heart of Italy. Beautiful ingredients, celebration food, new ideas and authentic flavours, it’s the new go-to book for joyful, tasty Italian food.
5. Gino’s Italian Coastal Escape by Gino D’Acampo
A journey along Italy’s stunning west coast from Aeolian islands, Calabria, Campania, Capri, Lazio, Tuscany and Elba. Many are seafood classics, such as Amalfi-style fish soup and spaghetti vongole, but there is a wide range of other savoury dishes and desserts as well.
6. Gennaro’s Fast Cook Italian by Gennaro Contaldo
The Italian philosophy of using a few good ingredients and cooking them in a simple, unfussy way means you can create beautiful, nutritious dishes in no time – from fridge to fork in 40 minutes or less!
7. Classic by Mary Berry
Britain’s most trusted cook, Mary Berry, has been showing the nation how to make delicious, foolproof food for decades. From ever-popular classics like Rack of Lamb with Orange and Thyme Sauce or Lemon Meringue Pie, to a perfect loin of pork with apple sauce, all these recipes have been honed and refined by Mary until just right.
8. Joe’s 30 Minutes Meals by Joe Wicks
Joe’s new book has 100 nutritious recipes made in just 30 minutes proving once again that you don’t need loads of time to cook great food. Encouraging people to eat more food and exercise less, Joe has helped countless people transform their bodies with his 90 Day Shift, Shape and Sustain plan, which is also the principle of his books. With recipes and workouts for all levels, Joe is a man on a mission to get the world lean!
9. Deliciously Ella The Plant Based Cookbook by Ella Mills (Woodward)
This vegan cookbook finds Ella Mills of Deliciously Ella fame showcasing 100 new all-plant recipes for you to try at home. From colourful salads to veggie burgers and one-pot stews, there is something for every meal and all tastes – even the most hardened carnivore. All the recipes make use of simple and nourishing ingredients and are perfect for veteran vegans and those who are new to plant-based cooking.
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