If you’re searching for a last-minute stocking filler, here are nine of the best food books released this year. From family favourites to superfood suppers, there’s bound to be something to impress the foodie in your life.
A Bird in the Hand by Diana Henry — Chicken recipes for every day and every mood, from simple suppers to delicious twists on the traditional roast. We loved the pomegranate and honey-glazed chicken skewers and the final chapter, ‘remains of the day’ which has some wonderful ideas for leftover chicken.
Chinatown Kitchen by Lizzie Mabbot — Authentic Southeast Asian dishes and a few modern mash-ups from the food blogger known as Hollow Legs. Don’t miss the Xinjiang lamb skewers and her quirky udon carbonara.
Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul — A culinary tour of the Eastern Mediterranean with recipes from Greece, Turkey, Albania and beyond. It has everything you need to create the ultimate mezze feast.