Maybe a top seven list but I have so many many more
To say I love a cookbook is an understatement. I consume them all hungrily! Here’s some of my favourites that I think would make good gifts.
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A Table For Friends
Author: Skye McAlpine
Type of cuisine: Modern European and utterly delicious. One of my most used books!
Who’s it for: People that love to entertain!
Favourite recipe: Creamy Mustard Leeks with Parmesan
Author: Nigella Lawson
An oldie but just still so brilliant and timeless!
Type of Cuisine: World cuisine
Who’s it for: Enthusiastic family cooks, really good menu ideas
Favourite Recipe: Chocolate Orange Cake
Author: Alison Roman
Type of cuisine: A millennial city dwellers take on world cuisine (in a good way)
Who’s it for: Modern cooks who want simple chic food beautifully photographed.
Favourite Recipe: The Chocolate cookies are sublime
A love of Eating | Tart London
Author: Lucy Carr Ellison & Jemima Jones
Type of cuisine: A cool, fresh fun take on worldwide food from fashion industry caterers
Who’s it for: Modern cooks who still love to feed and please.
Favourite Recipe: The curries
Author: Diana Henry
Type of cuisine: Worldwide but straightforward
Who’s it for: One of my all time favourites. Easy but interesting food to feed family and friends. Crowd pleasers and recipes you’ll keep coming back to. Lovely writing.
Favourite Recipe: All of it but I love her chicken dishes
Notes from a Small Kitchen Island
Author: Debora Robertson
Type of cuisine: European
Who’s it for: Really beautiful writing, conversational, crowd pleasing food. Excellent entertaining advice.
Favourite Recipe: The chilli
Where Cooking Begins
Author: Carla Lalli Music
Type of cuisine: Modern American with European Roots
Who’s it for: A real how to guide. Great for new but enthusiastic cooks. Straight forward but yummy.
Favourite Recipe: The Pasta e Fagioli is excellent
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