Every month Jane and Fiona wade through hundreds of
cookbooks, selecting and reviewing all the best new releases for
the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand
cookbooks. The only thing left for you to do is to add them to your
Food52 Genius Recipes by Kristen Miglore:
Every week, Kristen features one recipe that will change the way
you think about food--what she calles "genius recipes" in her James
Beard Award-nominated column on Food52. She has compiled 100 of
these essential recipes--nearly half of which have never been
featured in the column. Kristen also discusses the book in our Q&A and you can
catch on tour by viewing our World Calendar of Cookbook Events. Also, don't
forget to enter our contest for your chance to win a copy
of Genius Recipes!
Classic Recipes for Modern People by
Max & Eli Sussman: The hipster chef brothers look to rework the
classics in this, their fourth cookbook. Those classics can be
French, childhood favorites, TV dinners - any kind of traditional
recipe that needs to be modernized to be relevant to the way people
eat today. Look out for an upcoming promotion for this book.
Rose Water and Orange Blossoms by
Maureen Abood: Maureen has a gorgeous blog with the same name as this, her
first cookbook. She weaves the story of her Lebanese-American
upbringing amongst the recipes of her extended family. Look for an
upcoming promotion for this book.
Baking With Less Sugar by Joanne
Chang: Acclaimed baker and author of two previous baking books -
Flour and Flour, Too - Joanne Chang now creates
baking recipes for those trying to cut down on processed sugar. She
incorporates natural sweeteners like maple syrup in reworked
recipes from her previous books plus all-new recipes too. Read
about the challenges she faced in this task in the EYB author interview, and enter our contest for your chance to win a copy
of the book. Check out the calendar of events to see if Joanne's book tour
is headed in your direction.
Bird in the Hand by Diana Henry: Diana Henry's collection
of recipes from around the globe will make sure you never have a
boring chicken dish again. Her collection of international recipes
will give you new ideas for quick meals, weekend grilling and
entertaining. The UK edition was published in March. You can
read about Diana's inspiration for A Bird in the Hand,
see where she's going on her book tour, and enter our contest for your chance to win one of five
copies of the book.
Simply Ancient Grains by Maria Speck:
Maria's first book, Ancient Grains for Modern Meals,
introduced many cooks to grains such as farro, spelt and
teff. Now this new collection of recipes, shows how cooking
with grains every day can be quick and easy. Read an
excerpt from the book to learn more about Maria's cooking
ethos, and discover where her book tour is headed. Plus, you can enter our contest for your chance to win a
Love by Mindy Segal: A self-professd "cookie nerd," Mindy
takes cookie baking seriously. Her edgy recipes elevate the cookie
to new heights by using unusual ingredients like goat butter, bacon
fat, and Bourbon Barrel Aged smoked sugar, among other tricks.
Mindy is a James Beard Award-winning chef and the owner of the
popular Chicago restaurant, HotChocolate. Mindy shared a recipe
from the book in addition to answering our questions in our author interview. Find out where she is headed
to promote the book and enter our contest for your chance to win a
Yogurt Culture by Cheryl Sternman
Rule: The second book from the popular blogger (5 Second Rule is indexed on
EYB) is all about yogurt - how it is made commercially, how to
make it yourself and how to cook with it and drink it, with recipes
from all around the world. Cheryl has also started a website
called Team Yogurt, featured in an EYB blog post. This cookbook is yet another
giveaway to a lucky EYB Member, so watch for contest details
Nonna's House: Cooking and Reminiscing with the
Italian Grandmothers of Enoteca Maria by Jody Scaravella:
Enoteca Maria is a unique restaurant on Staten Island where all the
cooking is done by ten nonnas - Italian grandmothers. Here
they share their family recipes, handed down for generations, which
reflect their regional traditions.
Stylish Cakes by Charlotte Neuville:
What would you imagine cakes would look like if they were made by a
top fashion executive turned pastry chef? Probably like the cakes
in this book. Take a look at her blog The Fashion Chef for more
flights of fancy.
More Mexican Everyday by Rick Bayless:
Rick Bayless transformed America's understanding of Mexican cuisine
with his Mexican Everyday, which Epicurious ranks in its
cookbooks of all time. Now, ten years later, Rick returns with
an all-new collection of uniquely flavorful recipes, each one the
product of his evolution as a chef and champion of local, seasonal
ingredients. Watch for an upcoming promotion for this book, and in
the meantime check out the EYB World Calendar of Cookbook Events to find tour
dates for the book.
A Girl and Her Greens by April
Bloomfield: Having previously focused on meat in her popular first
cookbook, A Girl and Her Pig, April Bloomfield now turns
her considerable talents to vegetables. The book will be
published in the UK in May. See where April is headed on
her book tour.
Empanadas: The Hand-Held Pies of Latin
America by Sandra A. Gutierrez: Found from New York to Los
Angeles, from Mexico to Brazil and into the Latin Caribbean,
empanadas are the most widely eaten hand-held pies in the
world. Empanadas offers a collection of the most
delicious recipes and essential tips on creating the perfect mini
pie for any occasion. A promotion for this book will be posted very
soon - also check out Sandra's book tour dates.
Home: Recipes to Cook for Family and
Friends by Bryan Voltaggio: Top Chef Masters finalist
and restaurant chef Bryan Voltaggio's tribute to the American
comfort food he enjoyed growing up. Voltaggio loves to cook for a
crowd and a special occasion, and he has included his menus for the
gatherings with family and friends that mean the most to him. Read
more about the book on the EYB blog.
Milk Bar Life by Christine Tosi: The
chef at Momofuku Milk Bar and author of the popular cookbook with
the same name, now covers savory recipes. Like the first book, the
recipes contain many supermarket foods and have whacky titles.
Steeped: Recipes Infused With Tea by
Annelies Zijderveld: Tea isn't just for drinking. From
morning eats to evening sweets, Steeped infuses your day
with the flavors and fragrances of tea. Romance your oat porridge
with rooibos, jazz up your Brussels sprouts with jasmine, charge
your horchata with masala chai! Read our Q&A with Annelies and enter our contest for your chance to win a copy
of the book. Don't forget to check the calendar of
events for tour dates, too.
Truly Madly Pizza by Suzanne Lenzer:
Beginning with the "Mother Crust" recipe, Lenzer argues that pizza
dough is a tabula rasa for whatever healthy fresh ingredients you
have on hand. Her dough is prepared ahead and frozen so home-made
pizza for dinner can be a quick and healthy option.
BBQ Bistro by Judith Fertig and Karen
Adler: France isn't the first country that comes to mind when you
think of BBQ, but the BBQ Queens have come up with plenty of
grilled bistro recipes with a French accent.
Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking
Manifesto by Aaron Franklin and Jordan Mackay: Whereas
this BBQ book is firmly planted in the American South, where the
smoked meat served at the Austin, Texas restaurant inspires
devotees to wait in line for hours. Now Franklin shares his secrets
so those of us not in the south (or prepared to wait in line) can
try to recreate what many fans say is the best barbecue in the
Three Many Cooks by Pam Anderson,
Maggy Keet and Sharon Damelio: Acclaimed cookbook author Pam has
been writing a blog (indexed on EYB) for many years with her two
daughters, Maggy and Sharon. Now they compile their favorite
recipes plus stories about their lives and insights into the
relationships of mothers and daughters. Look for an upcoming
promotion for this cookbook.
Charlie Palmer's American Fare by
Charlie Palmer: Charlie Palmer has been one of America's top chefs
since the 80s and here he shares his favorite recipes from both the
restaurants and his home cooking.
The Picnic: Recipes and Inspiration from Basket
to Blanket by Marnie Hanel, Andrea Slonecker, and Jen
Stevenson: With the dreadful winter finally receding in the US
northeast, it's fun to imagine we may one day soon be eating
outside - it's close, so close! This book will help you plan, equip
and cook for your excursions.
Made in America by Colby & Megan
Garrelts: An American collection of heirloom recipes from a chef's
point of view designed for home cooking. Award-winning chefs Colby
and Megan Garrelts present 50 handcrafted recipes passed down
through generations and celebrated around American tables.
by Corey Lee: Benu is one of San Francisco's most celebrated
restaurants and is headed up by Korean born, American raised chef,
Corey Lee. Using a classic Benu tasting menu as its narrative
spine, Lee takes the reader through over 50 recipes using each one
to share anecdotes on food, cooking and his inspiration.
& Slow 2 by Gary Wiviott and Colleen Rush: And another
sign that winter is over in the northern hemisphere is the slew of
new BBQ books hitting the shelves. This second book from the
co-founder of the Windy City Barbecue Classic, and is the pitmaster
at a Chicago barbecue restaurant focuses on slow smoking and curing
at low temperatures to achieve barbecue perfection.
Big Gay Ice Cream by Doug Quint and
Bryan Petroff: Throughout their years living in New York City,
Douglas Quint and Bryan Petroff had always focused on their
respective careers - until they got themselves a Big Gay Ice Cream
Truck. That led to four ice cream stores and now they share the
recipes that have made them so popular. Check out their book tour dates.
Twenty Dinners by Ithai Schori and
Christ Taylor: A photographer (who happens to be an ex-restaurant
cook) and an indie rock star (who happens to be an avid home cook)
show you how to slow down your life by cooking beautiful,
straightforward, but sophisticated, food for - and with -
The Sweetapolita Bake Book by Rosie
Alyea: The first cookbook from the popular blogger covers baking
and decorating of all kinds of sweet things, for adults and kids.
The 75 recipes stand out with interactive designs that let everyone
in on the fun of decorating.
A Taste of Cowboy by Kent Rollins: TV
chef and cowboy Kent Rollins introduces us to the cowboy way of
life and eating - stories, photos and recipes.
Salsas and Moles by Deborah Schneider:
The right salsa or mole can lift an ordinary dinner into something
extraordinary. Here some of Mexico's best sauces and sides are
adapted for American cooks.
Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee
Break: An illustrated lifestyle cookbook on the Swedish
tradition of fika--a twice-daily coffee break--including recipes
for traditional baked goods, information and anecdotes about
Swedish coffee culture, and the roots and modern incarnations of
The Great Rotisserie Chicken Cookbook
by Eric Akis: Recipes for getting a speedy dinner on the table,
using either a store-bought roasted chicken or one made at home. As
well as recipes for the bird itself, there are sides, salads and
breads to serve alongside plus recipes for using up leftovers.
Well Fed Flat
Broke by Emily White: Emily Wight has been writing a
popular blog for the last 6 years and this is her first
cookbook. She offers recipes and advice on how to prepare
imaginative and nutritious meals without breaking the bank.
students, families, and anyone on a budget.
Seven Spoons by Tara O'Brady: Another
popular Canadian blogger publishes her first cookbook, named for
the blog. Tara's writing and photography has appeared in many
publications and been nominated for numerous awards. The book
is also published in the USA. Check out the calendar of
events for book tour information.
China Town Kitchen: From Noodles to Nuoc
Cham by Lizzie Mabbott: If you have ever stood in an Asian
grocery store and been completely overwhelmed by the indecipherable
ingredients on offer, then this is the book for you. Food
blogger Lizzie (of the popular blog Hollow
Legs) not only tells you what the ingredients are but has
recipes for using them. This book will also be published in the USA
Hog: Proper Pork Recipes from the Snout to the
Squeak by Richard H. Turner: Richard H. Turner knows his
meat. He's a chef and owner at Pitt Cue (famed London barbecue
restaurant) and also one half of the independent butcher and
supplier of the best-quality British rare breed meat money can buy,
Turner & George, plus he's the man who established NYC's
Meatopia festival in the UK, Spain and beyond. So who better
to write this love letter to all things pig?
My Simple Italian by Theo Randall:
Theo is one of the top chefs in London but here he shares dishes
that are easy to make at home, the recipes he makes and eats when
he isn't working. He includes recipes for when you have a bit
more time such as making your own pizza and bread.
Vegetarian Cooking of India by Mridula
Baljekar: Vegetarian cooking is enjoyed all over the country
of India and Mridula takes to every region with recipes for local
specialties. Curries, pilaus, dhals, snacks, breads and
The River Cottage Australia Cookbook
by Paul West: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has sowed the seed for a
brand new River Cottage - in Australia! A beautiful old dairy farm
is now the home of River Cottage Australia, and 'new Hugh' Paul
West. Featuring recipes from the first three series of River
Cottage Australia, this is the cookbook that will reveal the
delicious dishes which Paul has been creating on the farm.
Nature's Larder by Daniel de la
Falaise: A book that focuses on seasonal, freshly picked vegetables
though is not vegetarian. Daniel de la Falaise wants the innate
qualities of the vegetables to shine through so his recipes
interfere as little as possible. Check out his book tour
Anatolia: Adventures in Turkish
Cooking by Somer Sivrioglu and David Dale:
Anatolia is a richly illustrated, entertaining and informative
exploration of the regional cooking culture of Turkey. Turkish-born
chef Somer Sivrioglu and co-author David Dale re-imagine the
traditions of Turkish cooking, presenting recipes ranging from the
grand banquets of the Ottoman empire to the spicy snacks of
Istanbul's street stalls. This book was published in Australia in
February. Look out for an upcoming promotion for this book.
A Lot on Her Plate by Rosie Birkett:
The first cookbook from established food writer, stylist and
blogger Rosie Birkett. She uses seasonal, fresh produce and
simple, store-cupboard ingredients in innovative ways to encourage
home cooks to widen their repertoires.
Gino's Veg Italia! by Gino d'Acampo:
The 10th cookbook from restaurateur, TV chef and
personality Gino D'Acampo focuses on Italian vegetarian
recipes. This is his first meat-free book and like his more
recent cookbooks, focuses on Italian recipes that don't pile on the
The Larousse Book of Bread by Éric
Keyser: More than 80 home baking recipes for breads and pastries
from one of France's most trusted authorities. The recipes
cover the basic techniques through to more complex pastries. This
book is also published in Australia and the USA.
Scoock: The Complete Cookery Guide by
Anne-Sophie Pic: Renowned French chef Anne-Sophie Pic (the only
woman in France with three Michelin stars) brings out a collection
of over 100 recipes allowing us to discover the wonders of
extraordinary French cooking in the comfort of our own
Irish Bread Baking for Today by
Valerie O'Connor: Discover how to make classic Irish loaves such as
soda bread, boxty, potato breads, Guinness bread and much more.
Delicious: Recipes From My Gluten-free
Bakery by Denise O'Callaghan: When Denise's father was
diagnosed with coeliac disease, she and mother rolled up their
sleeves and recreated all his favorite food in gluten-free
versions. Having done all the research, Denise realised that
there was a market for gluten-free products and in 2007 the
Delicious Gluten Free Bakery was established in Cork. She now
shares all the recipes and lessons she learned about baking
Good Life : 130 Simple Recipes You'll Love to Make and Eat
by Curtis Stone: Internationally known Aussie chef shares 130 of
his favourite dishes. Released in the US last month, the Australian
version is now available.
Me Recipes for Life from My Grandma's Kitchen by Kate
Gibbs: When your grandmother is Margaret Fulton and taught you how
to cook, it's not surprising Kate Gibbs choose the food world as
her career. She chronicles her own journey as well as revealing
some of the highs and lows from the life of her grandmother.
Includes 50 recipes including classics as well as Kate's modern
take on family favourites.
Fulton's Baking Classics by Margaret Fulton: And from the
lady herself a collection of her baking classics. Each recipe
includes an introduction from Margaret, recalling the people,
events and travel that have influenced her cooking.
Cakes, Breads, Cookies and More from the Queen of
Shortcuts by Lucy Cufflin: When you just want something
quick - such as two-minute blueberry muffins, the "queen of kitchen
shortcuts" shares her many secrets on how to whip up at a
Favourites: Delicious Classics from the Family Table by
Sally Wise: With six children to cook for and a cookbook author,
Sally is the master of rustling up nutritious and fuss-free food.
This latest book focuses on the recipes she uses every day - which
even the fussiest of children will love!
Bake by Valli Little, Delicious
Sizzle by Valli Little, Delicious
Simple by Valli Little: These small-format books have been
curated from Valli's cookbooks by the team at ABC delicious. Each
book contains 60 essential recipes with stunning photographs to
accompany the recipes. Bake features sweet and savoury
treats; Simple provides recipes for easy everyday cooking;
and Sizzle features recipes suited for the barbecue, grill
and frying pan. These little books are like potato chips - you
can't have just one.
Kale by Rena Patten: With a successful
book on quinoa, Rena's latest book gives us 70 new recipes using
kale, the latest nutritional powerhouse. The easy recipes show you
how, by cooking it properly, you'll get to enjoy the maximum
nutrition and flavour
Kitchen by Laura Cassai: At 19 Laura was the youngest
finalist in Masterchef Aus. Her first cookbook is the culmination
of her culinary experience so far. The 75 recipes, which reflect
her Italian heritage are classic and modern Italian dishes
Puglia: Delicious, Simple Food from Undiscovered Italy by
Luca Lorusso and Vivienne Polak: If you've dreamed of going to this
region of Italy, Sharing Puglia will help transport you there.
Featuring 80 authentic Pugliese recipes with stunning photography
of the sun-kissed Puglia region.
The latest from Australian Women's Weekly:
Sharing good times and good food with friends and
What Can I
La Boca Loca:
Collected Recipes from the Taqueria by Lucas Putnam and
Marianne Elliot: The owners of this popular Wellington restaurant
have put together a collection of the most popular dishes from
their menu, along with some less well-known favourites of their own
and popular cocktails. With a detailed pantry guide and an
introduction to the basic techniques of Mexican cooking.
Kitchen: More Than 80 Mouthwatering Recipes for Home Cooks
by Jess Daniell: With a thriving business, Jess' Underground
Kitchen, preparing home-cooked meals for Aucklanders. Jess is now
sharing her most loved recipes in her first cookbook. With Paleo
and gluten free variations, and all easily achievable, Jess's food
is fresh, healthy, flavour-packed and easy to prepare.
For the Love
of...: Cooked in New Zealand by Karena Bird and Kasey
Bird: Latest Masterchef winners, the delightful Bird sisters, chose
to publish their own book rather than take up the winner's prize of
a publishing deal with one of the majors. They share their family
favourites, and recipes they've created themselves as well as
stories about their lives.
Create Delicious Wholefood Plant-Based Meals from Scratch in Just
30 Minutes by Jeremy Dixon: Based on Jeremy's Cook:30 TV
show, the book is divided into 26 chapters - or episodes. Each has
4-5 recipes, with timing charts, multi-tasking tips and over 500
photos. If you want to cook quick, healthy meals - a great place to