October 2018 Cookbook Giveaway Summary

It's the first of the month and that means giveaway roundup time. As a reminder, we have tagged each promotion with the specific region to make them easily searchable. Once you have found your region's tag - bookmark that search and you will never have to scroll through the long giveaway list again. To further help, I have set out the tags below with links to the proper searches. Click on your country (or, of course, worldwide) and you will have a listing of giveaways available to you. (Remember to save that search to your favorites).

If you are having any difficulties with entering our giveaways, our how-to post  should be able to steer you in the right direction. I am working hard on providing more worldwide possibilities but again this lies in the publishers' hands. 

September's new cookbook review was recently published and shares many links and general information as well including more information about  and  (certain of our promotions below have this added feature). Also, my Cookbooktober post highlights the titles coming out the second part of this year.

Have you joined our cookbook clubs? Read our latest summary  and come have fun with us cooking and baking! Please note, Eat Your Books has been sharing your photos on our Instagram feed. If you would like to be tagged in your lovely photos, update your bio here at EYB to include your social media handles. You can edit your bio on your Profile page, accessed from the menu under your username at top right.  When we choose photos, we can then check your bio for your Instagram handle. Other members have expressed an interest in following the members that make such beautiful food! Also, if you would like your EYB username shown when we post your photos in this monthly roundup, please add your username to your Facebook posts.

Every Sunday I compile a post of Kindle cookbook deals and continually update that list throughout the week. 

We have a load of great giveaways coming soon - including a Mauviel copper roasting pan, Emile Henry stoneware, Leuke pastry tools, a Shun knife set and more!



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In Nathan Hodge's The Art and Craft of Chocolate: An Enthusiast's Guide to Selecting, Preparing and Enjoying Artisan Chocolate at Home, the world-renowned chocolatier shows how to hack the basic principles of chocolate-making at home using tools as simple as a food processor, a hair dryer, or a double boiler ("hacks at home"). In addition, he offers recipes for traditional moles from different regions of Mexico; traditional Mayan chocolate drinks; cocoa as a meat rub; and various baked goods. Enter our giveaway open to US, CA and UK which expires on October 2nd, 2018. ENDING SOON

Wild Bread: Sourdough Reinvented by MaryJane Butters completely reinvents the concept of healthier-for-you, naturally fermented sourdough. Until now, sourdough was perceived as too much work and sour-tasting, artisan-style-only loaves. Here, her quick and easy 1 minute 2x/day technique demonstrates the use of eight different types of flours for each bread featured - everything from gluten-free brown-rice flour to quinoa to common white to heirloom whole wheat - for a grand total of 295 recipes and 475 photographs. This is an encyclopedic volume devoted to sourdough. The publisher is offering three copies of this title in our worldwide contest which expires on October 13th, 2018.

In More with Less: Whole Food Cooking Made Irresistibly Simple, Jodi Moreno creates bold, satisfying flavors using only whole food ingredients. The 130 recipes in this title are approachable and utilize easy techniques while requiring 10 ingredients or less! Enter our contest open to US and Canada for a chance to win one of five copies of this book. Our contest expires October 13th, 2018

Citarella Fine Foods is the seafood spot in Manhattan and at it's helm is Joe Gurrera, who, of course, knows fish. After years of hearing that people were afraid to cook fish, Joe decided to remedy that situation. The result is a beautiful book entitled Joe Knows Fish: Taking the Intimidation Out of Cooking Seafood. The publisher is offering three copies of Joe Knows Fish in our contest open to members in the US. The contest ends at midnight on October 14th, 2018.

Secrets of the Southern Table: A Food Lover's Tour of the Global South by Virginia Willis takes the reader on a tour of today's South with not only classic Southern recipes but dishes that draw from the area's many global influences, like Catfish tacos with avocado crema and Mississippi-Style Char Siu pork tenderloin. The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US and CA in our contest which expires on October 9th, 2018.

The Edgy Veg: 138 Carnivore-Approved Vegan Recipes by Candice Hutchings and James Aita promises to deliver vegan food that satisfies our insatiable need for comfort food. The Edgy Veg, the YouTube sensation (with over 250,000+ subscribers and counting), was created by Candice Hutchings and her husband James Aita who are on a journey to revolutionize vegan food as we know it. The publisher is offering three copies of this title in our contest open to US and Canada. Be sure to get your entries in before October 19th, 2018

The Karachi Kitchen: Classic and Contemporary Flavors of Pakistan by Kausar Ahmed features the diverse cuisine of Karachi. Drawing influences from across South, Central, and West Asia, the food is as varied as its people. Acclaimed Pakistani chef, food and prop stylist, and educator Kausar Ahmed has curated and created unique, mouthwatering recipes in this gorgeous one-of-a-kind cookbook. The author is offering three copies of this title in our contest which is open worldwide. Please get your entries in by October 20th, 2018

Seattle Cooks: Signature Recipes from the City's Best Chefs and Bartenders by Julien Perry, is one of your EYBD titles. This title shares signature recipes from the city's best chefs and bartenders along with profiles of those chefs and bartenders. For more information on Seattle Cooks, EYBD and to enter our giveaway open to US and CA, see our promotion post which expires on October 21st, 2018. 


All of Food52 books are indexed at EYB including the Food52 blog. These books are keepers - beautiful photographs, well-tested recipes and it's Food52! The latest title, Food52 Genius Desserts: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Bake by Kristen Miglore, is perfect. What is better than dessert? Genius desserts, of course. For more information on this title, see our promotion and enter our giveaway open to US members before October 20th, 2018

Just a French Guy Cooking journals the cooking exploits of Alex who just wants us to have fun cooking. His wildly popular You Tube channel has nearly 800,000 subscribers mainly due to his endearing style and his passion for food. There are 90 of his favorite recipes in his wonderfully photographed debut book that will appeal to those wanting to learn how to cook and those, like myself, that appreciate another (youthful) approach to the classics. For more information on this EYBD title and to enter our contest see our promotion post which expires on October 22nd, 2018.

Natalie Morales was born in Taiwan to a Brazilian mother and Puerto Rican father, and has lived around the world as a child - Panama, Spain, and Brazil. That multicultural experience fed her love for good food, but it's her experience as a working mom that taught her how to cook on the run and keep her recipes healthful. The result is a personal collection of her family favorites in her new book, At Home with Natalie: Simple Recipes for Healthy Living from My Family's Kitchen to Yours. Enter our giveaway open to US/CA to win a copy of this book before October 23rd, 2018.

The simple dishes on the Mowgli menu differ greatly from the curry stereotype. These dishes reflect real Indian food which is extremely healthy, often vegan, and always packed with fresh flavour. One hundred of those signature dishes are shared in Nisha Katona's latest book, Mowgli Street Food: Stories and Recipes from the Mowgli Street Food Restaurants.  Enter our giveaway before October 22nd, 2018 and learn more about this fascinating title.

The editors of Cook's Illustrated Magazine have meals covered for any time of the day in two of their latest releases: All-Time Best Brunch   and All-Time Best Dinners for Two  . For more information on these two books and to enter our giveaway please see our promotion post. Our giveaway expires on October 30th, 2018

Mastering Pizza by Marc Vetri and David Joachim is a revolutionary guide to making pizza at home, offering a variety of base doughs so that your pizza will turn out perfect no matter what kind of oven or equipment you have. The author tackles the topic with his trademark precision, making pizza available to anyone. The recipes - gleaned from years spent researching recipes in Italy - have a variety of base doughs of different hydration levels, which allow home cooks to achieve the same results with a regular kitchen oven as they would with a professional pizza oven. If you want to make perfect pizza at home you need Mastering Pizza, but you also need the Baking Steel which you can use for bread baking, bagels and so many other things. For more information on this title and the Baking Steel, see our promotion post. Our giveaway is open to US members (3 copies of the book and one grand prize winner receives a Baking Steel) and expires on October 23rd, 2018.   

Cooking in Color: Vibrant Plant-Forward Recipes from the Food Gays by Adrian Harris and Jeremy Inglett, an EYBD title, shares fresh, plant-forward recipes, plus colorful photography with camera and styling tips for enviable food photos are shared in this book. The authors have found growing popularity on social media by sharing not only wholesome, delicious recipes, but also rich, colorful food styling and photography. Find our more about this title, EYBD and enter our worldwide giveaway here before October 25th, 2018.    

Vancouver Eats: Signature Recipes from the City's Best Restaurants by Joanne Sasvari, an EYBD title, is a beautiful book that shares signature recipes from the city's best restaurants and, as I have mentioned before, Figure1's cooks and eats series are among my favorites. What I love about these books are not only the profiles, recipes and photographs but that the recipes are very approachable. For instance Milk chocolate panna cotta with Oreo crumb and raspberries, while elegant, is not difficult to create at all. The recipes are restaurant quality but doable for all levels of cooks. Enter our giveaway open to US/CA and find our more about this beautiful book.  


Vegan Christmas: Over 70 Essential Vegan Recipes for the Festive Season by Gaz Oakley promises that vegans and vegetarians will have the best holidays ever. Find out more about this title in our promotion post which shares a giveaway which expires on October 27th, 2018.


We are pleased to share a promotion for an EYBD Book (our first New Zealand title) Always Delicious: Favourite Recipes from the New Zealand Listener by Lauraine Jacobs today  Lauraine is one of New Zealand's leading food writers, best known for her long-running weekly food column in the New Zealand Listener. In Always Delicious she has assembled over 100 of her favourite recipes, chosen from at least 700 that have featured in the column over the years. Illustrated with beautiful photography from Liz Clarkson, this is an elegant, inspiring cookbook that deserves a place in every kitchen around the world. For more information on this title and to enter our giveaway open to NZ, see our promotion post. Our giveaway expires on October 30th, 2018

We are pleased to share a promotion for our next EYBD Book (our second New Zealand title) Kiwi Baker at Home by Dean Brettschneider. Internationally recognised as one of the world's best bakers, New Zealander Dean Brettschneider defines his baking style as a globally inspired mix of tradition and innovation. Among his many accolades, he is a judge on The Great Kiwi Bake Off, has numerous successful bakeries and tv shows, a cooking and baking school and has written a library of cookbooksBaker & Cook released last year is fantastic. I love his global baker approach and have all of his titles in my collection. In Kiwi Baker at Home, he shares an irresistible collection of his favourite recipes for you to bake at home. In this new book you'll find easy, casual recipes to cater for every baking occasion - from weekend breakfasts and brunches, sourdough breads and pizzas, to morning teas, lunchbox treats and decadent desserts. Dean also provides expert, step-by-step advice on bread- and pastry-making techniques, all of which make this book an accessible and essential resource for every baker. For more information on this title and to enter our giveaway open to NZ, see our promotion post. Our giveaway expires on October 30th, 2018. 

We are pleased to announce that Nicola Galloway's Homegrown Kitchen: Everyday Recipes for Eating Well which was published last year in New Zealand is our latest EYBD book. Nicola's book is stunning and guides us through the steps to better eating beginning with stocking your pantry with staples made from scratch and creating meals that are comforting, nutritious and beautiful. This title would make a lovely holiday gift this season. Head to our promotion post for more information on this title and to enter our giveaway which expires on October 31st, 2018. 

Now & Again
 by Julia Turshen is a keeper that is seasonally organized by menus with ideas for reimagining leftovers, which in turn eliminates food waste. However, before you have a leftover you must have the original meal. Therefore, she shares dishes that are comforting and varied with myriad ideas to make leftovers (if any) fresh and exciting. This book like all her previous work is no small victory. Julia is touring in support of her book and her schedule can be found on our calendar. Just a reminder, Now & Again is one of our Eat Your Books Cookbook Club's selections  for January. Special thanks to Chronicle Books for sharing one of Julia's recipes complete with leftover inspiration with our members. Be sure to add these recipes to your bookshelf. After the recipe, read about our exciting giveaway. Fiind out more and enter our giveaway that includes OXO products open to the US which expires on November 1st, 2018. 

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