10 Food Books That Will Make Your Family love You Even More
If you are a big fan of books, then you are in the right place. If you are a huge fan of food, then sweetie you are definitely in the right place. Cookbooks are great, they have some amazing pictures of the yummiest most delicious food ever, they have recipes that you would think about unless you are unlike me and you are a cooking genius, then yay good for you.
I was never a good cook, I am still not a good cook, but at least now I don’t burn eggs. Okay, I’m not that bad, but few years back, trust me I was that bad. Thankfully, with enough practice, I got better, but I didn’t do it alone, I had many many cookbooks to help me through the whole process. Hopefully, they would do the same to you as well. Here is a list of 10 books that might inspire you to enter the kitchen and channel your inner cooking powers.
Bread by Dean Brettschneider:
I’m starting the list with Bread by Dean Brettschneider, simply because I come from a family who eat more bread than the author of this book. In “Bread” you will find many bread recipes that will make you run to your kitchen and try them all, well almost all of them, you do not want to mess with your food balance. But seriously, the book will inspire you to bake for any occasion, you just need to, you know, buy it, open it, read it and then start baking. You will also find some really helpful tips that will make the whole baking process much easier for you.
Cocktails: Rediscovered Classics and Contemporary Craft Drinks Using the World’s Most Popular Spirit by Warren Bobrow:
Okay, I know what you all must be thinking, this is not a cookbook. Yes, I know. But drinks are still a great way to start, you know, challenging yourself a bit and try different delicious based cocktails. In this book, you will find the most beautiful pictures ever, some great tips, really interesting information about whiskey and of course, great recipes.
Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts by Aglaia Kremezi:
If you want to try food from all over the world, then why not start with Greek cuisine. Aglaia Kremezi will help you step by step to try the most flavorful, healthy, easy to make food from her hometown. You can see that there is the word “vegetarian” in the title, well that’s just perfect. If you are vegetarian, then this book will absolutely rock your kitchen. If you are not vegetarian, then chances are this book will still rock your kitchen, plus there is nothing wrong with trying to eat healthy food from time to time.
Food Truck Road Trip: A Cookbook by Kim Pham & Philip Shen:
Authentic, delicious, incredible, that’s exactly what you will find in this book. Food Truck Road Trip says it all. If you can’t travel the country and try every food truck there is, then don’t worry, you can make your own truck food in your own kitchen and gather your whole family and ask them to pay for the dishes.
Heritage by Sean Brock:
If you ever been to Husk and McCrady’s, then you would know why this book is fabulous. It was written by the chef himself. Sean Brock took all the recipes that inspired him through the years and gave it to us as a gift, how generous. It might be true that we won’t totally be able to cook like the chef, but we can, at least, give it a try, and with his hopeful instructions that might be easier than we might think.
If you are not a big fan of southern cooking, which I doubt, then you might want to buy this book just because the cover picture is absolutely amazing.
Easy Gourmet: Awesome Recipes Anyone Can Cook by Stephanie Le:
If you are familiar with “I am a Food Blog”, then you are already familiar with the author and her amazing cooking. Stephanie Le just published her very first cookbook, yes, of course, I am talking about “Easy Gourmet: Awesome Recipes Anyone Can Cook”. And it is true, the book offers great recipes that anyone can make, even the worst cooks in the world can make them. So if you don’t have time to cook some fancy dinner, don’t worry, Stephanie is here and she will save your life.
The New Charcuterie Cookbook: Exceptional Cured Meats to Make and Serve at Home by Jamie Bissonnette:
Do you love meat? Do you love charcuterie? Do you love Saucisson? Do you love salumi? If the answer is YES, then you should definitely without any doubt get this book and make it your to-go-guy whenever you find yourself craving some yummy delicious cold meat. In the book, you will find great pictures, great recipes, and detailed instructions, can you ask for more?
Eat Well and Stay Slim: The Essential Cuisine Minceur by Michel Guerard:
Who would say no to delicious food that is healthy and can keep you slim? Exactly, NO ONE. Michel Guerard, the famous french chef, knows that more than anyone else. He has been a chef his entire life, so you should trust that he knows what he’s talking about. Though this book might not be for your everyday cooking, because honestly not everyone cares about calories, but it is nice to have a fancy healthy low calory dinner from time to time. But if you are really concern about your figure and you are obsessed with low calory food, then this book will rock your world.
Taste of Tanzania:
Modern Swahili Recipes for the West by Miriam R. Kinunda: Another book from international cuisine, this time from mama Africa. Miriam R. Kinunda will give you a great introduction to authentic ethnic true food that you will absolutely love to try at home. There are many many vegetarian recipes, which is great, fellow vegetarian feel free to try new recipes and expand your food menu.
The book also have some great sweet snacks that your kids will absolutely love.
Stuffed: The Ultimate Comfort Food Cookbook by Dan Whalen:
Three words: “Stuffed” and “comfort food”. The title says it all people. You don’t even need to think a lot about it, this book should be in your kitchen ASAP. Do You want to make a full-sized cheeseburger? Are you craving Mac and Cheese? Do you want to make Carnitas Burrito Manicotti, but you have no idea how? Do you want to cook and impress your family and friends with some delicious food? I can go all day long, really, this book has it all.