5 Cookbooks That Any Culinary Lover Must Have

Do you love food? Do you love to cook good food? If you do, then you’ll need to have these cookbooks in your kitchen. Check out our list below:

1. The Joy of Cooking

This book is a New York Times Best Seller for a really good reason. It’s got over 4,000 classic recipes that you can try out the next time you’re in the kitchen. Just so you know, this book has been in shelves for more than 80 years, which is why it’s considered a classic.

2. Mastering the Art of French Cooking

French cuisine has always been a respected cuisine anywhere you go. In 1961, Julia Child decided to compile all the French cooking knowledge that she knew and put it in one book. It became a hit among many gourmet cooks and enthusiasts. Today, it’s actually a classic.

3. Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking

Italians have always been known to keep their recipes traditional. That’s why only a true Italian could really master Italian cooking– until this book came out. This book is a compilation of all the classic Italian cooking styles and techniques used to make traditional dishes.

4. Plenty

Plenty is a book written by Israel born British chef Yotam Ottolenghi. The great thing about this cookbook is that it takes a fresh take on vegetables. It incorporates Mediterranean style cooking for making vegetables– something that was rather new and unique to the British and Americans during that time.

5. Momofuku

Last on the list is Momofuku written by chef David Chang and food journalist Peter Meehan. What makes this book charming to its readers is that it’s so practical. It has a very high influence in American cuisine and has recipes that are good for both home and restaurant cooking.