Cookbooks

5.28.19

Jack Monroe Has Written a Cookbook for Food Bank Users

The food writer and campaigner rose to fame in 2012 after her blog on food poverty went viral. She tells us about ‘Tin Can Cook,’ the canned food recipe book she wishes she’d had as a food bank user.

5.9.19

In Praise of Food Dad, Nigel Slater

He channels the queer-coded excess of a Bacchanalian feast, but in a mild-mannered way to which middle England can aspire.

2.4.19

The Cookbook That Taught Me Life Is Worth Celebrating

An alphabetically ordered anthology stretching from anchovies to veal, Simon Hopkinson’s ‘Roast Chicken and Other Stories’ was the first book that made me want to cook.

1.24.19

I Made Stuffed Eggplant Rollups From Dom DeLuise's Cookbook—Just Like My Mom Used To

The excitement of having something that a famous person was making in their home was a good way to get us to eat our vegetables.

1.7.19

'Displaced Dishes' Shares the Recipes of Refugees in Greece's Second Largest Camp

Sometimes, remembering favourite dishes, arguing over ingredients, and telling their stories is as close as the refugees get to home.

10.25.18

From '30-Minute Meals' to the Instant Pot: Why Modern Cooking Is Obsessed with Time

Whether a recipe takes 15 minutes, 30 minutes, or six hours, time in our hyperactive society is never unpolitical.

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7.6.18

How a Tray Bake Cookbook Became a British Millennial Favourite

Rukmini Iyer’s The Roasting Tin contains 75 easy, highly Instagrammable one-dish meals—complete with obligatory avocados on the cover. This week, she brings out a vegetarian follow-up.

3.23.18

My Favourite Cookbook Almost Killed Me

'Essential Cuisine' by Michel Bras taught me my approach to vegetables. It also almost made me drive off a cliff.

3.15.18

Meet the Metal-Scientist-Turned-Singer Writing a Swahili Cookbook

Zanzibar native Mim Suleiman began writing a book of Swahili coastal recipes in 2012. Six years later, it's still not done—she wants it to be something special.

2.28.18

Feist's 'Pleasures' Is Equal Parts Diary and Cookbook

Leslie Feist may be a rock star, but her new cookbook is a collection of quiet, cosy memories.

12.25.17

We Asked Nigella Lawson for Her Christmas Dinner Game Plan

“Write a list of everything you plan to cook on Christmas Day. Then go away, drink a cup of tea, and strike out about half the dishes you’d planned.”

11.2.17

Preeti Mistry Is Shutting Down Her Restaurant, but She’s Not Going Away

"It's going to kill me if I try to do it all," says Mistry, who just released 'The Juhu Beach Club Cookbook'. "I'd like to be superhuman, but I'm not."

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