Check Out the Best Cookbooks of 2015
Whether you're in need of a few ideas for the chef in your life, or just want inspiration to get yourself back in the kitchen, a good cookbook always delivers. That's why—just in time for the new year—we rounded up the best new culinary tomes to hit shelves in 2015. From New York Times columnist Mark Bittman's batch of cooking formulas to rising farm-to-table star Travis Lett’s first recipe guide, here are 10 that we're dropping into our Amazon cart ASAP, and you should too.
EVERYDAY SUPER FOOD BY JAMIE OLIVER
The English chef shares recipes that have helped him to make gradual and significant changes to his diet and lifestyle, resulting in dramatic improvements in his health and well-being.
THE NOMAD COOKBOOK BY DANIEL HUMM AND WILL GUIDARA
Award-winning chef Daniel Humm shares his favorite recipes in this gorgeous tome, complete with a little book of cocktails nestled into a slot in the back.
TACOPEDIA BY DEBORAH HOLTZ
A comprehensive tribute to "Mexican taco culture," with 100 recipes accompanied by interviews, street and food photography, illustrations, graphics, and more.
FAST FOOD, GOOD FOOD BY ANDREW WEIL
Wellness guru Dr. Andrew Weil's latest book focuses on super healthy and easy-to-prepare recipes for everyday cooking.
HARTWOOD BY ERIC WERNER AND MYA HENRY
Read about the amazing journey of a Brooklyn couple who packed up their chef's knives and moved to Tulum, Mexico, to follow a dream (and feed lots of happy travelers at a beachside restaurant). The recipes will transport any friend to a happy place.
THE FOOD LAB BY J. KENJI LOPEZ-ALT
This fascinating, super detailed cookbook explores the science of cooking classic American dishes, with foolproof tips to use for a lifetime of good results in the kitchen.
Nopi: The Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully
Another delicious collection of Middle Eastern-inflected recipes from London superchef Yotam Ottolenghi, with this one named after one of his four acclaimed restaurants. We simply cannot get enough of his cooking.
Gjelina: Cooking from Venice California by Travis Lett
Named after his wildly popular Venice Beach restaurant where delectable farm-to-table cooking reigns supreme, Travis Lett's first cookbook will thrill the home chef who loves a trip to the green market.
Mark Bittman's Kitchen Matrix by Mark Bittman
We love the way Bittman creates easy cooking equations, empowering the home chef to understand the variations that can so easily stem from few simple ingredients.
A Modern Way to Eat by Anna Jones
A vegetarian cookbook that’s brimming with healthy delicious meal ideas, along with smart strategies for keeping your pantry and fridge perfectly stocked.