This week: A few new baking books from NZ and the UK, author tour/class updates, recipes and more

Since August our entire team at EYB have been busier than normal. Speaking just for me, there are books to review, promotions to set up, monthly cookbook reviews to write up and more. Our staff is working hard to keep our cookbook corner of the world up-to-date for our members. Today, I want to share with you a few books… read more

November 2021 Great Big Cookbook Club Summary

As our members know, each month we offer at least four cooking options in our Eat Your Books Cookbook Club. There are other fun cookbook clubs around the interwebs and we’d like to highlight those for those members who might want to cook or bake something other than our choices.  We want to get this information out to you so you… read more

Liguria – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win one of three copies of Liguria: The Cookbook: Recipes from the Italian Riviera by Laurel Evans. Liguria: The Cookbook: Recipes from the Italian Riviera by Laurel Evans will definitely make my best books of 2021 list. Evans, an award-winning author and food writer, has been immersed in the cuisine of Liguria for 15 years, ever… read more

Making lemonade out of lemons by supporting Sharon Wee

On Sunday morning, Eat Your Books reported on the alleged plagiarism by Elizabeth Haigh of Sharon Wee's work. It has come to light there are many other allegations that work was lifted from online sources and blogs. Since our post went up - other outlets have unearthed more information. The most current and comprehensive is London Eater's article. I have… read more

Cookbook Deals – Ebooks

We will update this post throughout the week – new additions are always at the top of each bulleted list below. As an Amazon Associate Eat Your Books earns from qualifying purchases when using our links: USACanadaUK If you are new to this post, please be sure to click on the “long term deals” page for some great sales! This post explains the… read more

Makan by Elizabeth Haigh withdrawn from publication after controversy

In May's New Cookbook Review, I wrote the following: "Makan: Recipes from the Heart of Singapore by Elizabeth Haigh: The author is a Singaporean-born chef who competed on MasterChef in 2011 and went on to win a Michelin star at the Hackney-based restaurant Pidgin. She has since launched Kaizen House a creative space where chefs and eaters can gather through residencies and other… read more

The Great British Bake Off / Baking Show Recap – Episode 3 – Bread Week

Darcie, Jane and I are back again for another recap. A reminder that narrative not labeled as Darcie or Jane was written or compiled by Jenny. I don't think I have laughed as much during an episode as I did this week. My only regret is that I wish I had thought of taking a shot each time a baker… read more

This week: Cookbook news, EYB features, GBBO recaps, online classes, recipes and more

Earlier this week several social media sites were down for roughly five hours inspiring Darcie to write Things to do when Facebook and Instagram are down. This post was a good reminder of some of EYB's features both old and new. How to Make EYB work better for you is another great reference for our members. Even after working for… read more

Jialin Tian – Ph.D. Pastry Chef – Cookbook Giveaway

Back in July (how is it already October?), I wrote about a diamond of a recommendation from Amazon. Lightning does strike twice and thanks to another recommendation I discovered Jialin Tian a few weeks ago. The cover below tempted me to take a deep dive into Jialin's work. I reached out and requested review copies of her books, ordered an… read more

The Modern Preserver’s Kitchen Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of The Modern Preserver's Kitchen: Cooking with Your Preserves by Kylee Newton. With over 30 recipes for jams, chutneys, ferments and pickles, and 70 dishes in which to use them, The Modern Preserver's Kitchen is the ideal cookbook for those who want to make the most of each season's offerings.… read more

The Great British Bake Off / Baking Show Recap – Episode 2 – Biscuit Week

Before we begin our recap of this week's episode, I have a few notes: a member mentioned it took her a long time to find last week's recap. To locate the recaps quickly, I have tagged all 2021 GBBO related posts with #gbbo2021 - so bookmark that link. You can also use "Search this Blog" from the blog page -… read more

The last two weeks: Rice, rice and more rice, EYBD Previews, cookbook giveaways and more

Hello members. We skipped the roundup last week due to the monthly newsletter's publication as we like to keep our emails to our members to a minimum. (And, if truth be told, September's new cookbook review was a bit exhausting and I needed a few days to recover!) If you missed the newsletter in your inbox, you can always find… read more

Current Cookbook Giveaway Summary

All of our current giveaways are now on one convenient roundup which will be continually updated! If you are having any difficulties with entering our giveaways, please see our step-by-step help post. Giveaways are tagged by the countries the contests are open to. Bookmark the searches below for easy reference! To enter our contests click on the blue link beneath the… read more

Amber & Rye Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of four copies of Amber & Rye: A Baltic Food Journey: Estonia • Latvia • Lithuania by Zuza Zak. Amber & Rye: A Baltic Food Journey: Estonia • Latvia • Lithuania by Zuza Zak was published in the UK and AU in June. Zuza is the author of Polska: New Polish Cooking (2016), a… read more

September 2021 New Cookbook Review

Hello members, it's me, the broken record, once again telling you that many of this month's cookbooks have been bumped to October, November or beyond. So I offer this caveat - as of this writing, the books below are published or are to be published by September 30th. But those dates can change at a moment's notice. Shipping delays, paper… read more

The Great British Bake Off / Baking Show Recap – Episode 1 – Cake Week

"Don't bake my tart, my flaky pastry tart." This year Darcie and I are going to give our personal recaps on each episode of GBBO. Below each challenge - I have linked to online recipes on the GBBO site. I have printed out the mini roll cake recipe to make for guests on Tuesday and will come back and post… read more

Bowls & Broths Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Bowls and Broths: Build a Bowl of Flavour From Scratch, with Dumplings, Noodles, and More by Pippa Middlehurst. Bowls and Broths: Season, Layer and Build Soothing Dishes From Scratch by Pippa Middlehurst is a super-fresh collection of broth-based recipes that will teach you how to season, layer and create versatile… read more

September 2021 EYB Cookbook Club Summary

Each month we offer at least four cooking options in our Eat Your Books Cookbook Club. This month we have been cooking from: Main option: Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach and Recipes to Repeat by Molly Baz or Jew-ish: A Cookbook: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch by Jake CohenBaking option: Modern Baking: Cakes, Cookies and Everything in Between by Donna Hay or A Good Bake: The… read more

This week: Dorie Greenspan and Rick Stein book tour dates, the ever-moving publication date challenge, recipes, EYBD Preview and cookbook giveaways

Earlier this week, I began working on September's new cookbook review. And surprise, once again, many titles have been moved from September to either October or November. Frankly, those months are already bursting at the seams with releases. This all makes me a little nervous at the enormity of those month's cookbook reviews! I am keeping our 2021 preview post… read more

Harumio – Korean Egg Pan and My Korea Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our worldwide giveaway to win a copy of My Korea: Traditional Flavors, Modern Recipes by Hooni Kim and a Neoflam - FIKA 15cm Induction Egg Pan from my friends at Harumio. EYB members can use EATYOURBOOKS at Harumio at checkout for 10 percent off. Some of you will recall from previous posts and roundups, that I watch cooking videos… read more

Meet 2021’s Great British Bake Off Bakers

As we shared in last week's roundup (that post shares GBBO related cookbook news and more), Channel 4 has confirmed that The Great British Bake Off will return on 21 September. Netflix will stream the shows in the US three days after the UK airing. Accordingly, the first episode will land in the US on Friday, September 24th. Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, Matt Lucas… read more

October 2021 Great Big Cookbook Club Summary

As our members know, each month we offer at least four cooking options in our Eat Your Books Cookbook Club. There are other fun cookbook clubs around the interwebs and we’d like to highlight those for those members who might want to cook or bake something other than our choices.  We want to get this information out to you so you… read more

All Day Baking – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of All Day Baking: Savoury, Not Sweet: Pies, Quiches, Galettes, Tarts, Preserves and More by Michael and Pippa James. It just seems like yesterday that I was drooling over the publication of The Tivoli Road Baker: Recipes and Notes from a Chef Who Chose Baking however, in reality, it was… read more

This week: Ottolenghi YouTube series, Fortnum & Mason Food Award winners, GBBO air date confirmed, upcoming books from GBBO stars and more

Mark your calendars! Channel 4 has confirmed that The Great British Bake Off will return on 21 September. This is the second series to be filmed with strict regulations to reduce the potential spread of COVID on the set. The good news this year is that there appears to be no shortage of flour or yeast.  Netflix will stream the… read more

Everyday Entertaining Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win one of three copies of Everyday Entertaining: 110 Recipes for Going All Out When You're Staying In by Elizabeth Van Lierde. Elizabeth van Lierde is a writer, photographer, recipe developer and food stylist. After starting a career in event planning, Elizabeth discovered her true passion: entertaining. She launched her blog The College Housewife as… read more
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