Top Ten: Cookbooks

Top Ten: Cookbooks

Looking for something to warm you up this winter? Why not check out our list of cookbooks?

Eat by Chelsea Winter (641.5 WIN)
Eat is packed with dishes that are destined to become new favourites in your household, plus a bumper collection of sides, sauces and sweet treats. No complicated instructions or hard-to-find ingredients, just real food with real flavour made with love. Enjoy!

A World of Dumpling by Brain Yarvin (641.8 YAR)
Starting with the basics of dough making, steaming, and frying, Yarvin provides mouth-watering colour photographs and step-by-step instructions so that anyone can recreate their grandmother's pierogi or street-food treat at home, using ingredients from the local supermarket.

Solo Food by Janneke Vreugdenhil (641.561 VRE)
Janneke Vreugdenhil shows that cooking without the other mouths to feed can be extremely satisfying. You don’t need to take anyone else’s tastes into account; you and you alone know exactly how long you like your steak to be cooked and you can go ahead and enjoy that delicious pasta with prawns and smoked whiskey tomato sauce. Solo Food is an exciting and personal, inspirational cookbook with 72 recipes that you’ll love putting on the table.

Bake Me Home by Alice Arndell (641.815 ARN)
Alice Arndell shares her expertise and passion in this new collection of creative ideas and recipes to suit every home baker - and every occasion.

Cravings: Hungry for More by Chrissy Teigen (641.5 TEI)
After the extraordinary success of Cravings, Chrissy Teigen comes back with more of her signature wit and take-no-prisoners flavor bombs. Recipes for quick-as-a-snap meals; recipes for lighter, brighter, healthier-ish living; and recipes that, well, are going to put you to bed, holding your belly. And it will have you hungry for more.

Cook Japan by Reiko Hashimoto (641.595 HAS)
With easy to follow instructions, the 100–120 recipes found in this book vary from basics to the more technically complex, perfect for all those wishing to perfect the art of Japanese home cooking. Brand new photography accompany the majority of the recipes, and menu plans allow the reader to plan for dinner parties and special occasions. Nutritional details give context to the recipes and allow those following a fast or calorie-based diet to enjoy the recipes.

Fresh Start, Feel Good by Nadia Lim (641.555 LIM)
All recipes are under 450 calories, with a focus on packing in more vegetables and nourishing ingredients and are also lower in carbs and free of refined sugar. Recipes range from breakfasts, salads, soups, easy lunchboxes using leftovers, fast dinners (under 30 minutes), comfort food and takeaway favourites, smoothies, snacks, sides and sweet treats, and are suitable for the whole family and even entertaining

Simply Bento by Yuko Yagi (641.595 YAG)
Features 140+ healthy and delicious bento recipes—including mains and sides—that you can make every day of the week, using a combination of traditional and non-traditional ingredients. Learn about different types of bento boxes and accessories, how to assemble your box, and everyday items you will need in your pantry, as well as how to plan ahead so that your morning prep is a breeze.

Vegetarian Viet Nam by Cameron Stauch (641.595 STA)
In the years he spent living and cooking in Vietnam, Cameron Stauch learned about a tradition of vegetarian Vietnamese cuisine that is light and full of flavor. Based on recipes devised over centuries by Mahayana Buddhist monks, the dishes in Vegetarian Việt Nam make use of the full arsenal of Vietnamese herbs and sauces to make tofu, mushrooms, and vegetables burst with flavour like never before.

Vegan by Kyra de Vreeze (641.563 VRE)
The 40 recipes gathered in this book are mouth-watering, homemade and nutritious. Most are simple, some are indulgent and all are made with natural, preferably seasonal ingredients. These are the most popular dishes from Kyra's Kitchen website, including brand new recipes and beautiful food photography.

All books are found in the Food & Drink section

Kerrie Gamble