This 12 months introduced a slew of cookbooks so beautiful they hardly want wrapping. For the prepare dinner (or for the one that, like me, likes to learn cookbooks earlier than mattress), listed here are our picks for essentially the most lovely—and scrumptious—choices from 2018.
N.B.: We provide Amazon costs right here for ease, however encourage buying at your native bookseller as effectively, this season and year-round.
The Nordic Baking E-book
Above: We’ve lengthy adopted the eccentric Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson (we wrote about his restaurant Faviken, on a distant searching property six hundred miles north of Stockholm, again in 2013; see additionally: his Chef’s Desk episode). Now Nilsson has launched The Nordic Baking E-book, a compendium of 450 Nordic baking recipes, candy and savory, from Nilsson’s travels all through Sweden, Iceland, Norway, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, and Greenland. The luxurious pictures are by Nilsson himself, additionally a celebrated photographer. The e-book is $38.43 from Amazon.
The German Cookbook
Above: New from Phaidon is The German Cookbook, which earns a spot on this record for its lovely images and design in addition to for its assortment of hearty dishes from throughout Germany; $29.78 through Amazon.
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