Cookbooks to Watch Out for 2024

Cookbooks to Watch Out for 2024

Open Wide: A Cookbook for Friends
Benny Blanco, known as a pop music super-producer, artist, and actor on FXX’s Dave, delves into the culinary world with his debut cookbook. Offering a blend of cooking expertise, life enjoyment tips, and insights on throwing epic dinner parties, Blanco's book is a must-have for food enthusiasts.

As a key figure in the music industry, having produced numerous hit songs from 2008 onwards, Blanco's passion for food blossomed during his teenage years. Inspired by the transformative experience of using a George Foreman Grill at thirteen, Blanco and his friends would gather, indulge in culinary experimentation, and create elaborate sandwiches. This sparked Blanco's lifelong obsession with food and hosting memorable gatherings for friends.

The Ultimate Malaysian Cookbook: 111 Dishes From Malaysia To Cook Right Now
Embark on a culinary journey through Malaysia with The Ultimate Malaysian Cookbook, your guide to mastering the rich and diverse flavors of Malaysian cuisine. Featuring easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and captivating photography, this cookbook is your ticket to impressing friends and family with homemade Malaysian favorites. Explore a range of dishes with dedicated chapters on breakfast delights, enticing main courses, comforting soups, vibrant salads, decadent desserts, refreshing drinks, and irresistible appetizers. From the comforting embrace of Roti Canai to the delightful sweetness of Cendol, indulge in the authentic taste of Malaysia with every dish you create.

Beyond Measure
At its core, Beyond Measure is more than just a book about Pakistani cuisine—it's a culinary journey for anyone eager to embrace intuitive cooking. Through this book, readers are invited to explore flavor and ingredient profiles, master fundamental cooking techniques, and ultimately, personalize dishes to their own tastes. Drawing inspiration from his mother and grandmother, Bilal empowers readers to shed their fear of kitchen mishaps, emphasizing that persistence is key in the realm of immigrant home cooking.

PlantYou: Scrappy Cooking: 140+ Plant-Based Zero-Waste Recipes That Are Good for You, Your Wallet, and the Planet
Scrappy Cooking is not just about adopting a diet that's mindful of our environment and budgets; it's also about prioritizing our health. Every recipe in this book is vegan, with minimal use of oil, and emphasizes whole, plant-based ingredients that are beneficial for both our bodies and the planet. Get ready to explore a variety of delicious dishes, from The Whole Darn Squash (Pasta) to Skillet Lasagna, One Pan Orzo Casserole, Vodka Penne With Broccolini, and many more. With recipes like these, you'll discover that eating consciously can be both flavorful and fulfilling.

Dakshin: Vegetarian Cuisine from South India
South Indian vegetarian cuisine is renowned for its subtle flavors and rich variety. The art lies in delicately blending spices to preserve the essence of each dish's flavor. Nutritionally, South Indian food is well-balanced, low in cholesterol and fat, and not necessarily spicy. Chandra Padmanabhan, an accomplished cook with over twenty-five years of experience, has delighted her family and friends with delicious meals. Through Dakshin, she shares her favorite recipes, honed through years of experimentation and adaptation to suit diverse palates. Even years after its initial publication, Dakshin remains the premier guide to vegetarian South Indian cuisine.

The Nepal Cookbook 
Rohini Rana, a food connoisseur and the author of The Rana Cookbook, embarked on a culinary exploration of Nepal, immersing herself in the diverse ethnic communities scattered across the country. With meticulous attention to detail, she collected a wealth of recipes and insights into the culinary traditions and nutritional wisdom of these communities. The result is a remarkable book featuring 108 carefully curated recipes, each accompanied by stunning photographs. The Rana Cookbook aims to provide readers with a window into the vibrant tapestry of Nepali cuisine. From the savory rikikur (potato pancake) to the flavorful Newari Haans Ko Choela (barbecued tempered duck), and the iconic momos, this book invites you on a captivating journey across Nepal. It's a journey that not only delights the taste buds but also nourishes the soul.

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Date 20.03.2024