What cookbooks can you not live without? Chowhounds weigh in on the tomes they turn to again and again. Discuss your favorites, recipes from past books, and talk about upcoming cookbooks.

Learn to Cook with Help from 10 of the Best Cookbooks for Beginners

Due to restaurant closures and social distancing measures in place to help combat coronavirus, many people are currently cooking at home for the first time. But what if you have no idea how to cook...

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Good Caribbean cookbooks?

by Chimayo Joe 18 years ago

Anyone have any favorites? Cuba and Puerto Rico have substantial cookbooks devoted to them, but most of the other books I've seen for individual islands(and mainland countries of the area) are pre...

The annual pre-holiday cookbook thread

by Karl S. 18 years ago

OK. It's getting to be that time of year when 'hounds new and old look for cookbooks, either to give or to receive. So, here's my variant on responding to these seekers: if you could only have 5...

Cookbooks for babies and toddlers

by Sharon 18 years ago

Can anyone recommend any cookbooks for babies and toddlers? Thanks! :-)

Portuguese Cookbook Online

by Rob McLane 18 years ago

Here's a link to a great website. It's the Provincetown Portuguese Cookbook. Enjoy, Rob Link: http://www.capecodaccess.com/cookbook/

Chinese Cookbook Recommendations?

by Welfare Christmas 18 years ago

Okay. I'm interested in learning a little more about Chinese food. But the economy has hit me pretty hard. I'm not in a position to buy five or six cookbooks and figure out which one works. I...

Good Brit/Italian cookbooks, Euro ingredients

by dixieday 18 years ago

I'm a former San Franciscan 'hound now living in Bologna. I had to pack light to get here, and now, alas, I only brought 1 cookbook. Marcella Hazan's great, but I'm needing more...however, I need c...

Babbo cookbook in real life

by Sarah C 18 years ago

Last weekend I resolved to make something for dinner from the Babbo cookbook. I started leafing through, and discovered that nearly every recipe calls for ingredients that are difficult or impossi...

Pierre Herme - Cookbook

by David 18 years ago

Fellow hounds. I just returned from Bonanza Street Books in Walnut Creek( I work down the street) and they have a few brand new copies of Herme's (pastry) cookbook on sale for $8.99!!!!!! It's wor...

Cookbook Name Please-British- From Snout to tail?

by JudiAU 18 years ago

A cookbook came out a few years ago by a British chef/man/woman that looked at the pig (or maybe game too) as a whole. I believe the title was something like "From Snout to Tail" or "From Trotter t...

Barefoot Contessa cookbooks

by susanb 18 years ago

Has anyone used these? Would you recommend them, or either one of them?

Question on Jewish Cookbooks

by zapoid 18 years ago

I'm a big fan of checking out cookbooks from the library, mostly just to read and not cook from. I own a couple of Jewish cookbooks and have checked out quite a lot. The one thing I notice in pr...

Mexican Cookbooks

by AZ 18 years ago

After living in Los Angeles for 25 years, moving as many are want to do farther away each move from the centers of local ethnic cuisine, I finally find myself residing for a time in close proximity...

Indian Cookbook

by Mrs. Jenga 18 years ago

I love Indian food. So much so, that I want to try cooking it myself. Can anyone recommend a good cookbook? Nothing too complicated or with too much travelogue nonsense. Just a good book that deliv...

Indian Cookbooks

by Shoeman 18 years ago

Can anyone recommend a good Indian food cookbook? I just really started getting into cooking currys and pastes so a basic book on primary dishes such as Vindaloo etc would be great.

Babbo cookbook - worth acquiring ?

by ju 18 years ago

I've followed Mario Batali's shows on FoodTV over the years and have enjoyed them (even his latest, Mario Cooks Italy, which can be a little silly/ham-my). He comes across as being much nicer and l...

Chef Written Cookbooks?

by SisterT 18 years ago

Reading over the Nobu thread got me to thinking about similar cookbooks (I apologize if this has already been discussed). Do you find cookbooks written by chefs harder to use than those by other...

Nobu - the cookbook

by Akiko 18 years ago

Does anyone own this cookbook? Do you actually cook out of it and find that the recipes are: 1)not overly labor intensive 2)actually stand up to the instructions and taste great when you follo...

el bulli cookbook

by Mark 18 years ago

Does any one know how to get there hands on albert ferran's cookbook? I cant find it antwhere!

Basic Indian Cookbook Suggestions Needed

by JesseLou 18 years ago

I love Indian food, eat it out once a week, but I want to start making it at home. What are your suggestions for a good cookbook? I'd like something that starts with the basics, but then works up t...

Appetizer cookbooks for my delightful Dad.

by Kat Kinsman 18 years ago

Howdy all, My Dad and I are gleefully frank about giving each other our birthday wish lists, and he's indicated that he'd like a book on appetizers. He's a skilled and adventurous home chef, with...

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