Weekend by Matt Tebbutt Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Weekend: Eating at Home: From Long Lazy Lunches to Fast Family Fixes by Matt Tebbutt. Matt Tebbutt is used to spending his Saturdays cooking - as the host of BBC TV's Saturday Kitchen, he's never short of a fast meal idea or a meal for guests that will impress.… read more

How much do you know about flour?

Even if you are not an avid baker, you probably have a bag of flour in your cupboard. Until the pandemic turned us all into sourdough fanatics and supermarket shelves were swept bare, few people gave a second thought to this ubiquitous pantry staple. While we understand that flour is the product of milling wheat, how much do we really… read more

Food news antipasto

The next time you sit down to drink a refreshing Pimm's Cup or cool and soothing martini, you should take a moment to thank the people who invented cocktails. The history of this craft is murky, but David Wondrich (author of the amazing Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails) dives deep into lore and vintage newspaper clippings alike to unearth… read more

Get ready for SuperBowl Sunday

In just over a week, the larges sporting event in the United States will take place at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, as the Cincinnati Bengals face off against the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LVI. Not only is Super Bowl Sunday an important day for sports fans, it’s also the second biggest food event in the nation behind Thanksgiving. Watching… read more

The last two weeks: Lunar New Year recipes; Spring cookbook preview; and more

Last month, Darcie shared Get ready to celebrate the year of the tiger with a link to 35 Lunar New Year foods at Epicurious (see our article about the paywall). I was still able to access 3 recipes on their site before the paywall information came up. (People are able to access 3 recipes a month for free).  Lucky 8… read more

Save on an e-book bundle and support a charity

I just discovered a great deal on a bundle of amazing e-books that has the bonus of raising money for two deserving charities. The Humble Book Bundle features 30 great books from Chronicle, including Season by Nik Sharma, American Sfoglino by Evan Funke (winner of a James Beard Award for photography), Flour by Joanne Chang, Ruhlman's Twenty by Michael Ruhlman,… read more

Spring 2022 Cookbook Preview

It's time for a Spring preview post which will cover all titles from February to May. Please note EYB's Spring preview is much larger than most as we feature books from around the world. While preparing this preview a few of the Spring titles were moved so if you are looking for a book, check the 2022 preview post for updates. Speaking… read more

Epicurious installs a paywall

We have just learned that the Epicurious website (a Condé Nast venture), which hosts recipe archives from the late Gourmet Magazine as well as Bon Appétit Magazine, has put up a paywall for all of the site's recipes. Epicurious is offering access to recipes for an introductory rate of $30 USD per year, with the rate going to $40/year thereafter. It… read more

One: Pot, Pan, Planet by Anna Jones – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/Worldwide giveaway below to win one of three copies of One: Pot, Pan, Planet: A Greener Way to Cook for You, Your Family and the Planet by Anna Jones. Award-winning cook Anna Jones blazes the trail again for how we all want to cook now: quick, sustainably and stylishly. The title is filled with information about how to… read more
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