The last two weeks: Cookies – to spritz or not to spritz, baking recipes, cookbook previews and more

Spritz cookies are a type of German Christmas cookie made of flour, butter, sugar and eggs called Spritzgeback. The word spritz originated from the German word, “spritzen,” which means “to squirt” in English. This refers to pushing the cookie dough through a cookie press. Spritz cookies Spritz cookies are easy, they can add bulk to a cookie tray (making it look… read more

Cook Once Dinner Fix Prize Package Giveaway with a Circulon frying pan

Enter our US giveaway to win a copy of Cook Once Dinner Fix: Quick and Exciting Ways to Transform Tonight's Dinner into Tomorrow's Feast by Cassy Joy Garcia along with a meal planning tear sheet (lasts about a year), an e-book with eight extra dinners and lunches and a Circulon STEELSHIELD S-SERIES 12" Stainless-Steel Nonstick Frying Pan with lid! Our… read more

The Modern Larder – Veritable Garden Giveaway

Enter our US/CA giveaway to win one of three copies of The Modern Larder: From Anchovies to Yuzu, a Guide to Artful and Attainable Home Cooking by Michelle McKenzie with one grand prize winner in the US also receiving a Veritable Garden. The Modern Larder: From Anchovies to Yuzu, a Guide to Artful and Attainable Home Cooking by Michelle McKenzie proves that… read more

Sambal Shiok: The Malaysian Cookbook – Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Sambal Shiok: The Malaysian Cookbook by Mandy Yin. As founder and head chef of Sambal Shiok in London, Mandy Yin cooks some of the best Malaysian food in the country for hordes of hungry customers who hope to get a taste of her crunchy Malaysian fried chicken. Mandy admits… read more

Cooking at Home and a Smithey Wok Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win a copy of Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave) by David Chang and Priya Krishna and a Smithey wok. Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave) by David Chang and Priya Krishna teaches cooks of any… read more

This week: 1,200 EYBD Previews milestone, recipes, cookbook giveaways and more

On Monday our monthly newsletter will be arriving in your inboxes so that you can start checking out our Thanksgiving Pinterest boards and adding books to your Wishlist from our November cookbook review and gift guide (to be published this weekend). As we hit another EYB milestone and indexed a load of books, we wanted to share a quick roundup… read more

This week: Ottolenghi’s AU/NZ tour, UK events, 3000 EYBD Preview recipes, giveaways and more

This week we hit a new milestone - over 3,000 (3,024 to be precise) EYBD Preview recipes have been added to our EYB Library. EYBD Preview recipes are those full recipes that are a part of our EYBD Book Previews (currently at 1,184 Previews)! Below is an example of one of the newest recipes added. Babka loaf from Bread Ahead… read more

Life is What You Bake It – Cookbook Giveaway with Rolling Pin and Pie Board Set

Enter our US giveaway to win one of three copies of Life Is What You Bake It: Recipes, Stories, and Inspiration to Bake Your Way to the Top by Vallery Lomas with one US winner also receiving an Ayesha Curry Kitchenware Pantryware Rolling Pin and Pie Board Set. This debut offering from Vallery Lomas, former attorney, turned baker and winner… read more

Advent by Anja Dunk Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Advent: Festive German Bakes to Celebrate the Coming of Christmas by Anja Dunk. Anja’s cookbooks are special – Strudel, Noodles and Dumplings is a must own for anyone who loves German food. If you take Anja and add baking and the holidays, you have a very happy Jenny. This book is filled… read more

Under Coconut Skies – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/CA/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of 3 copies of Under Coconut Skies: Old and New Recipes from the Philippines by Yasmin Newman. Yasmin Newman is the author of 7000 Islands: A Food Portrait of the Philippines and The Desserts of New York: And How to Eat Them All. In her latest book she returns to her Filipino roots.… read more

The last two weeks: James Beard announcement, Modernist Pizza podcast, updated events, recipes and more

Hello members. We skipped the roundup last week due to the monthly newsletter’s publication, if you missed the newsletter in your inbox, you can always find each issue in the newsletter archive. This week I have a big announcement to share with you: I have been honored with a four year appointment to the James Beard Cookbook Award Committee. In the… read more

Modernist Pizza Review and Giveaway

We are pleased to offer a US giveaway to win Modernist Pizza by Nathan Myhrvold and Francisco Migoya. Over the last decade, the stellar team at Modernist Cuisine led by Nathan Myhrvold has published Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking, Modernist Cuisine at Home, The Photography of Modernist Cuisine, Modernist Bread: The Art and Science and most recently… read more

This week: Supporting our food community; recipes; cookbook giveaways and EYBD Previews

Rose Levy Beranbaum reached out to me this week. As you can imagine, she was beyond disappointed that her latest book The Cookie Bible has been shelved until next fall/autumn due to shipping delays. Rose had a number of events planned and has turned a few of those events into discussions of her brilliant title Rose's Baking Basics. On Nov… read more

Peace, Love & Pasta – Cookbook Giveaway with a Pasta Machine

Enter our US/CA giveaway to win one of three copies of Peace, Love, and Pasta: Simple and Elegant Recipes from a Chef's Home Kitchen by Scott Conant with one US winner receiving an Anolon gourmet pasta maker. Peace, Love, and Pasta: Simple and Elegant Recipes from a Chef’s Home Kitchen by Scott Conant is a cookbook of restaurant-quality meals that can… read more

Baking with Dorie & Emile Henry Tarte Tatin baker Giveaway

Enter our US/CA giveaway to win one of three copies of Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple by Dorie Greenspan. One US winner will also receive a gorgeous Emile Henry tarte tatin baker. Happy publication day to Dorie! Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple is the author's fifteenth book published during her thirty year career. She is a… read more

The Best of Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our giveaway to win one of four copies of The Best of Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: Favorite Recipes from BreadIn5 by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François. Three copies will be up for grabs in the US courtesy of the publisher. One additional copy will be provided by Eat Your Books worldwide. If you do not have… read more

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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
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