Cookbook Videos

Many authors are using YouTube to help promote their books. We get to learn more about them, what motivated them to produce the cookbook and in some videos we see them preparing a few of their recipes. Here are a few of our favorites.

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Baked Explorations

From the co-owners of Baked in Red Hook, Brooklyn.  Matt and Renator bring their unique twist to videos just as they have to their innovative books.

Baked ExplorationsMatt Lewis and Renato Poliafito

My New Orleans – The Cookbook

In My New Orleans, chef John Besh tells the enduring story of preserving the region’s rituals and livelihood through raising food well, cooking it with joy, and being mindful of the fragility that swirls around the city that many Americans love most. It offers a unique culinary history of the city and its cooking while Chef Besh celebrates the advice that ensures success for the home cook. His recipes preserve New Orleans traditions and ingredients; Seafood gumbo, Crawfish étouffée, Jambalaya, Crab bisque, Beignets, Watermelon pickles, Fried oysters, Red beans and rice. These New Orleans classics are joined by some of Chef Besh’s more contemporary dishes in over 200 recipes.

My New Orleans: The CookbookJohn Besh

Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes

Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes, by Tessa Kiros is a gem. The cookbook is full of personal touches and stories. It is a beautiful collection of family anecdotes, history, and traditions all documented with stunning photography, unique illustrations, and a warm dialogue that will simply pull you in. This book trailer will let you into Tessa’s exotic multi-cultural family gathered around meals, food and fun.

Falling CloudberriesTessa Kiros

Secrets of the Red Lantern: Stories and Vietnamese Recipes from the Heart

Part Vietnamese cookbook and part family memoir, Secrets of the Red Lantern: Stories and Vietnamese Recipes from the Heart. Traditional Vietnamese recipes presented alongside a visual narrative of food and family photos that follows the family’s escape from war-torn Vietnam to the founding of the Red Lantern restaurant in Sydney, Australia.

Secrets of the Red LanternPauline Nguyen and Luke Nguyen

Baking Kids Love

Ready, set, bake! Baking is fun, a great way to connect with kids, and the results are delicious. Baking Kids Love brings the magic of baking alive through thirty delicious recipes, designed for 8 to 12-year-olds, that are totally a blast to make —and eat! Whether you’re slathering fluffy, white frosting over a decadent chocolate cake, or forming soft ropes of dough into creative shapes, time spent together in the kitchen creates memories that last a lifetime. Both young and old love a warm surprise when it comes out of the oven.

Baking Kids LoveCindy Mushet

Baking for All Occasions: A Treasury of Recipes for Every Celebration

Baking expert Flo Braker rises to the occasion with more than 200 celebration-worthy recipes for baked goods.

Baking for All Occasions: A Treasury of Recipes for Every CelebrationFlo Braker

The Scandinavian Cookbook

Trina Hahnemann’s, The Scandinavian Cookbook, brings the essence of Scandinavia to life and to the table. Trina offers a modern twist on Scandinavia’s traditions with wholesome and mouthwatering dishes organized by the calendar month.

The Scandinavian CookbookTrina Hahnemann

The Spice Kitchen

The Spice Kitchen cookbook authors Katie Luber and Sara Engram talk about spicing up every-day meals by using spices in your cooking. The Spice Kitchen offers more than one hundred delicious recipes for using herbs and spices to add vibrant flavors to your food at breakfast, lunch, dinner, and any time in between.

The Spice KitchenKatie Luber and Sara Engram

Dad’s Awesome Grilling Book

Bob Sloan’s tribute to the glory of dads and their grills shows how to transform fresh ingredients into 100 sizzling, delicious dishes from his book.

Dad’s Awesome Grilling BookBob Sloan

Kitchen Arts & Letters

Kitchen Arts & Letters is the wonderful cookbook store in Manhattan. It has more than 13,000 titles and is a mecca for all cookbook lovers.

Billy Connolly – The Cookbook

An amusing look at a particular cookbook by Billy Connolly. Be warned Billy uses his usual ‘colorful’ language.