Diana Henry works hard to make recipes effortless for us

Looking at the most popular authors in the EYB Library you'll see plenty of restaurant chefs like Yotam Ottolenghi and television stars like Ina Garten. Their celebrity helps them reach a wide audience when they release a cookbook. A few authors, however, are popular with Members despite not having such a visible platform to promote their work. Diana Henry is… read more

Cookbook Giveaway – Danielle Walker’s Against all Grain Celebrations

Danielle Walker's Against all Grain Celebrations is the newest title from this popular blogger who specializes in gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo recipes. With recipes for Proscuitto-Wrapped Glazed Shrimp, Thai Chicken Meatballs with Tamarind Chile Sauce and Cabernet-Braised Short Ribs with Parsnip-Turnip Puree any meal can be a celebration.  You can learn more about this book in our recipe post featuring two dishes… read more

Danielle Walker’s Against all Grain Celebrations

Danielle Walker's Against all Grain: Celebrations is the popular blogger's third cookbook. Walker has built an impressive following delivering gluten-free, dairy-free, and paleo recipes to her readers. Against all Grain:  Delectable Paleo Recipes to Eat Well and Feel Great and Against all Grain: Meals Made Simple were both New York Times best sellers and we're sure Against all Grain: Celebrations will make that best… read more

Add your own photos to recipes on your Bookshelf

Have you ever made a recipe on your Bookshelf that turned out so well that you thought your version should be the image that represents the dish? Or perhaps you have searched for a recipe and found one in a book with no images and you wished that you had a photo of the finished dish for reference. If either… read more

September 2016 Cookbook Roundup

This month I had the pleasure of wading through hundreds of cookbooks, selecting and reviewing all the best new releases of U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand cookbooks. The baton has been passed and I will try to do Jane and Fiona proud. The only thing left for you to do is to add them to your Bookshelf… read more

Pairing whisky with food

We've long been familiar with wine pairings on menus, and in recent years beer pairings have become commonplace as well. Now chef Marcus Samuelsson is adding another category: pairing food with Scotch whisky. Working with iconic distiller Glenmorangie, Samuelsson brings his knack of blending different cultures and cuisines to bear on pairing foods with spirits. In his year-long partnership with… read more

Learning to love eBooks

  Hello, my name is Darcie and I'm a cookbookaholic. My friends contemplate the rows of cookbooks lining my bookshelves in stunned silence, yet I don't think I have enough! Few things make me as happy as curling up with a cup of coffee and a cookbook filled with possibilities. My favorite books have receipts, Post-It notes, and torn envelope… read more

ATK’s post-Kimball plans are all wet

  When news broke that Chris Kimball was leaving America's Test Kitchen and Cook's Illustrated, which he founded more than 20 years ago, people wondered how the brand would change and what the bow-tied star would do. While Kimball has moved on to a new venture ( Milk Street Kitchen), it looks like ATK has opted to sail the high… read more

BBC may launch a rival show to GBBO

Fans who were disappointed that Mary Berry wasn't going to stay with The Great British Bake Off as it moves to a new channel will be happy to hear that the BBC is planning a new cookery competition starring Berry along with former GBBO co-hosts Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins. Sources state that the BBC have told Berry "that she will… read more

Cookbook Giveaway – Sweet Potato Love

Jackie Garvin's newest title Sweet Potato Love shares sixty recipes for this vibrant root vegetable. Recipes for Lentil, Sweet Potato, and Chipotle Pepper Chili; Strawberry Sweet Potato Bread with Glaze; and Pulled Pork Tacos with Spicy Sweet Potato Slaw are examples of the creative dishes that fill this book. The book is seasonally organized with lovely photographs and 'sweet tips' sprinkled… read more

Recipes from Sweet Potato Love

Jackie Garvin, the author of Biscuits, a title that I reviewed last year, is back with her second single-focus cookbook, Sweet Potato Love. Sixty recipes for every season are featured in this book so that we may enjoy this delicious root vegetable from Spring through Winter.   For obvious reasons, we think of cooking with sweet potatoes in the Fall. Many a holiday… read more

The Great New Zealand Baking Book

What is it about baking books from the UK, New Zealand and Australia that make us covet them? I credit this fascination partly on the Great British Bake Off show which delivered baking from the UK to the world and now has us all in a snit about its future.  When the opportunity arose to review,  The Great New Zealand… read more

Dumplings pack flavor in a small package

  It seems that almost every culture enjoys dumplings, whether filled or just pillowy clouds of deliciousness. What's not to love? Today we'll focus on the filled variety; petite packages containing a variety of savory (and even a few sweet) fillings that liven up a meal, whether you find them in a soup or on your dinner or dessert plate.… read more

Featured Cookbooks & Recipes

At Eat Your Books we want to bring you the best recipes - our dedicated team searches out and finds online recipes excerpted from newly indexed cookbooks and magazines. New recipes from the best blogs are indexed daily and members index their favorite online recipes using the Bookmarklet all the time. Below you'll find this week's recommendations from the EYB… read more

What it’s like to cook in Julia’s kitchen

We've written before about La Pitchoune, Julia and Paul Child's home in Provence, France. The house is now available for rent through Airbnb, and Julia Moskin of The New York Times recently rented it for a week and wrote about her experience. While it's not clear whether any of the cookware or utensils that hang from the pegboard that Child… read more

Cookbook Giveaway – Damn Delicious

Popular blogger, Chungah Rhee's new book, Damn Delicious, promises 100 super easy, super fast recipes. You can learn more about this book in our recipe post that includes three great recipes that work for dinner or a party.  We're delighted to offer 3 copies of this book in our giveaway for EYB Members in U.S.  One of the entry options is to… read more

Recipes from Damn Delicious

Chungah Rhee has written her first cookbook Damn Delicious. She is the voice behind the popular blog of the same name. Her fans love her recipes and after trying a few myself, I agree. They are easy, fast but don't require overly processed. pre-made ingredients.  Recently, I made the Bang Bang Chicken from the book and it was a hit.… read more

Berry leaves GBBO; Hollywood remains

In an update to the drama surrounding The Great British Bake Off's move from BBC to Channel 4, host Mary Berry has announced that she will not be involved with the new show. However, Paul Hollywood has signed a three-year deal with the network, making him the only original host making the move. Berry said that loyalty to the BBC,… read more

T. Susan Chang’s new podcast

T. Susan Chang, who you likely remember wrote weekly EYB blog posts about cookbooks and whose work regularly appears in the Boston Globe, on NPR and other major news outlets, has an exciting new project: her very own podcast. Called The Level Teaspoon, it's all about our favorite subject - cookbooks. Each week Susie will look at several of the latest cookbook releases, discuss what's happening in the… read more

A look at online cookbook clubs

Many cookbook lovers attempt to start a cookbook club but discover that schedules are difficult to coordinate, folks back out at the last minute and unless you can develop a core group of committed individuals, it becomes more of a headache than a delicious experience. One of the ways to lessen the headache and still enjoy the camaraderie of discussing… read more

Remembering Dorothy Cann Hamilton

Over the weekend, the culinary world lost one of its most influential, if not its most well known, members. Dorothy Cann Hamilton, 67, founder of the International Culinary Center (formerly known as the French Culinary Institute), died in an automobile accident on September 16.  Hamilton founded ICC in 1984, as an extension of her family's mechanical trades education institute. First… read more

Cookbook Giveaway – The Happy Cook

Daphne Oz is one busy woman. A co-host on the wildly successful daytime cooking show, The Chew, a wife and busy mom of two small children, yet she still has time to write a beautiful book, The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes for Eating Every Day Like It's the Weekend.  The global flavors sprinkled throughout this title are appreciated by this… read more

Author Interview with Daphne Oz

Affectionately called the Fresh Face of Healthy Living by her co-hosts of The Chew, Daphne Oz, has somehow found time to write another cookbook amidst a television career and two small children. The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes for Eating Every Day Like It's the Weekend is truly impressive. I am a fan of international flavors and Daphne has packed global dishes in… read more

Exhibit on Ferran Adrià opens in Florida museum

  His restaurant may be shuttered, but you can learn about the work of Ferran Adrià, from his groundbreaking el Bulli restaurant and beyond, in a new exhibit hosted by the Salvador Dalí museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. In an email Q&A, Bloomberg Business News asked Adrià to discuss the exhibit. The museum will highlight Adrià's"culinary work from tabletop pieces and flatware he's… read more

China: The Cookbook

Phaidon is known for their dedication to publishing epic tomes focusing on international cuisine for the cookbook loving public. One of their latest releases, China: The Cookbook, presented a daunting task for its authors. The authors, Chan Kei-lum, 75, and his wife, Diora Fong Hui-lan, 65, initially declined Phaidon's offer to write this title. They felt that attempting to define… read more
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