March - Promotion Roundup


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 entries but this all lies in the hands of our publishers.

100% Real: 100 Insanely Good Recipes for Clean Food Made Fresh by Sam Talbot which delivers 100 whole-food recipes and down-to-earth advice about clean eating proving that real food is an enjoyable choice you can make every day. Cooking that Counts: 1,200 to 1,500-Calorie Meal Plans to Lose Weight Deliciously by the Editors of Cooking Light delivers 150 recipes in sustainable 1,200-1,500 calorie-controlled meal plans packed with tasty food in an easy-to-use format. Everyday Vegetarian: A Delicious Guide for Creating More Than 150 Meatless Dishes by The Editors of Cooking Light Magazine isn't just for vegetarians. It's for anyone who wants to add more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains to their meals and omit meat-without sacrificing flavor-even if it's just once or twice a week. All three books are the subject of our promotion open to US members which expires on March 4th, 2018.

Made in Vietnam: Homestyle Recipes from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh by Tracey Lister and Andreas Pohl (a reissue of their 2014 title Real Vietnamese Cooking). This vibrant book shares recipes based on memorable meals eaten at street food stalls, family gatherings and countryside eateries. Three main culinary regions of the country are covered: the heart food of the north, dishes from the centre (in the tradition of the cuisine of the imperial city Hue), and the sweeter, spicier food of the tropical south. Our publisher is offering three copies of this book to members in the US, UK and Australia. Be sure to get your entries in before March 1st, 2018.

I Heart Rome: Recipes & Stories from the Eternal City by Maria Pasquale is a guided tour with beautiful food and location photography, classic recipes, and stories from the Italian capital. Profiles of food purveyors and chefs told along with an inspiring journey through the Rome that tourists rarely get to see. Our publisher is offering two copies of this book to members in the US and two copies to members in New Zealand and Australia. Our contest expires, March 3rd, 2018.

Autentico: Cooking Italian, the Authentic Way by Rolando Beramendi is a guide to Italian ingredients and recipes. Autentico has now taken the primo spot in my Italian section. It is not only the beautiful photographs in this book it is the overall feeling of quality from the narrative, to the profiles of purveyors to the rustic perfection of the dishes shared, that make it so special. This chef loves Italian food and magically casts a spell on readers as well. The publisher is offering three copies of this book to our members in the US. Our contest expires on March 2nd, 2018.

Portland Cooks: Recipes from the City's Best Restaurants and Bars by Danielle Centoni shares 80 recipes from 40 of Stumptown's (Portland, Oregon) most popular restaurants and bars. Enter our giveaway for two copies of this title open to US and Canadian members. This contest expires on March 8th, 2018.

The Complete Plate: 120 Recipes · 30 Meals · A Stronger, Healthier, Happier You
by Lauren Klukas features meal plans for 1,500, 2,000, and 2,500 caloric diets to demonstrate that weight maintenance, and weight loss, can be achieved through the science behind a balanced diet that meets nutritional goals. We have two copies up for grabs in our contest open to US and CA members which expires on March 7th, 2018.

The Immigrant Cookbook: Recipes That Make America Great
is a beautiful book collected and edited by Leyla Moushabeck. Immigrant chefs contributed their stories and recipes to create this treasured volume. It made my best cookbooks of 2017 list but to call it a cookbook doesn't seem quite right - it is so much more than that. Read more about this fascinating title and enter our contest open members in the US. Contest ends March 12th, 2018.


Emily Dobbs loves Sri Lankan food and is credited with being the first chef to popularise this cuisine to the London masses through her celebrated pop-up egg hopper, Weligama (since shuttered). Her debut cookbook Weligama: Recipes from Sri Lanka shares those vibrant dishes that garnered a declaration from the Evening Standard as "utterly fantastic". Enter our worldwide contest which expires on March 13th, 2018.

Open Faced: Crostini, Tartines, and Other Single-Slice Sandwiches by Karen Kaplan crosses international borders to bring fresh, creative flavors to your breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Discover butterbrote, montaditos, smørrebrød, and other open-faced sandwiches that capture the essence of Germany, Spain, Scandinavia, France, Italy, and other cuisines. Enter our worldwide contest which expires on March 11th, 2018.

Le Creuset is offering one copy their latest cookbook Le Creuset as well as a Le Creuest 5.5 quart Dutch oven in Provence to one of our members in the US. This beautiful set would make the perfect gift for someone special in your life. Enter our contest which expires on March 15th, 2018.


The Ivy Now will transport you with its tales, inspire you with its dishes and have you longing to visit the iconic spot. Slow-roasted pork belly with bacon, marjoram, peal onions and peas and Broad bean, mint and goat's cheese tortellini are a few examples of the stars that take the stage in the 9 Acts (chapters) here. From the artistic design, photographs, to the stories and recipes, I adore everything about this book. Enter our giveaway open to US, UK, NZ and AU members before it expires on March 18, 2018.

Part cookbook and memoir, Deepa's Secrets: Mouthwatering, Slow-Carb New Indian Recipes introduces the author's breakthrough slow carb and gut-healing recipes that are simple and nutrient-packed, without sacrificing traditional rich South Asian flavors. Enter our giveawayfor US members open until March 15th, 2018.



Plantlab: Crafting the Future of Food by Matthew Kenney is a visual feast for the eyes. Kenney, long considered a pioneer in raw and vegan cuisine, delivers the definitive vegan cookbook for serious foodies and chefs. His life's work has been his commitment to plant-based innovation as well as culinary nutrition, and here he employs inventive techniques and creative thinking in dishes that are visual masterpieces as well as delectable meals. Our giveaway has two copies up for grabs open to US members which expires on March 12, 2018.

Mr and Mrs Wilkinson's How it is at Home has a comfortable feel about it with lovely photographs and a selection of recipes that are approachable all served up with a side of honesty. Things are wonderfully imperfect at their home just as they are for the rest of us. The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US, UK, New Zealand and Australia in our contest which ends on March 20th, 2018.

Nela Khullar states that she spent three years and a lifetime writing Palate Passport, traveling the world collecting experiences and food memories like others collect postcards. The photographs here are lovely and plentiful. The recipes each share an experience. For instance, the South Indian tomato chutney tells the tale of hotel breakfast in Mumbai and a French dinner in St. Martin inspired the Cauliflower shooters. We are lucky to experience these memories through Neha's beautiful narrative, and we can immerse ourselves further by creating these dishes and memories for ourselves in our own kitchens. Two copies of this book is up for grabs in our contest open to US members and EYB is supplying one copy worldwide. Be sure to get your entries in by March 26th, 2018.


Sally's Cookie Addiction shares the author's versions of many of the classics - Pecan tassies, Shortbread jam thumbprints and others. Along with these traditional favorites, newcomers for our cookie jars are included such as Maple walnut slice-and-bake cookies or Cranberry spice rugelach. There is a recipe for Chocolate chip cookie dough dip here which every kid (or at least my kid) would devour (and probably some adults, too). Bars, meringues, and a few no-bake treats are covered. Enter our giveaway for three copies of this title open to US and Canadian members; expires March 22,  2018.

Do not let the unassuming cover fool you, On the Side: A Sourcebook of Inspiring Side Dishes is a stunningly photographed cookbook packed with tempting recipes that we all want to cook and eat. This title also made the top ten best of the best cookbooks of 2017 from information gathered from UK sources and I now know why! For more information on this title and to enter our contest open to US and UK members head over before March 21, 2018.


The Comfort Food Diaries: My Quest for the Perfect Dish to Mend a Broken Heart by Emily Nunn is a must read - riveting, sad, funny, hopeless, hopeful and powerful. The book needs to be devoured in one sitting and the fifty recipes that are nestled throughout her journey of healing may help to mend my broken heart. Enter our worldwide contest before March 25th, 2018.

Chinese Soul Food: A Friendly Guide for Homemade Dumplings, Stir-Fries, Soups, and More by Hsiao-Ching Chou is everything I thought it would be and more. I love that that it focuses on food that the author makes for her family and not overly complicated or pretentious dishes. Nearly every recipe here is tagged to be made including the Orange beef, Stir-fried fresh rice noodles, and Red-braised pork belly pot stickers. This title is also our mail cookbook selection for our Eat Your Books Cookbook Club in April. The publisher is offering five copies of this book in our giveaway open to US members, with one additional winner being chosen worldwide courtesy of Eat Your Books. Our contest expires on March 28th, 2018.

There are books that are so beautiful that I become lost in their photos and words the moment I crack open the cover. The Tivoli Road Baker: Recipes and Notes from a Chef Who Chose Baking by Michael and Pippa James is one such book. 80 recipes along with the secrets of some of Melbourne's Tivoli Road's best-loved creations are shared here. Our giveaway is open to US, UK, AU and NZ members and is open until March 30th, 2018


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