Looking to discover new cuisines but not quite sure where to start? We recommend starting in the cookbook aisle of your fave bookstore and you might just stumble upon some delicious inspiration! In our opinion, there’s nothing better than cracking into a brand new cookbook that’s filled with recipes that are not only delish (obvi!) but also push you past your cooking comfort zone.
These 7 new cookbooks will not only result in some amazing eats but they’re bound to give you some major wanderlust!
Looking to hit up Italy on the cheap? Jamie Oliver is bringing the best of Italy straight into your kitchen with his new book, Jamie Cooks Italy. You may be wondering what an English lad from Essex knows about the fundamentals of Italian cooking but what you may NOT know is that Jamie’s become a master of pasta and has spent years learning alongside legit Italian nonnas. With classic recipes like Baked Risotto Pie (!!!) and Classic Carbonara, we can’t wait to cook this book alongside Jamie!
Jamie Cooks Italy retails for $25, click HERE to pre-order!
Ever wanted to just pack up and relocate to a picturesque English farm? Well that’s exactly what NY fashion girl and Vogue contributor Amanda Brooks did and when we say her family farm is idyllic – we mean it! Amanda’s latest book, Farm From Home, is filled with stunning photographs and classic British recipes using farm fresh ingredients. Travelling to London is fab and all, but the English countryside is where you need to be!
Farm From Home retails for $48, click HERE to shop!
We have to admit that when we think of Sweden, food doesn’t immediately come to mind but it should and Rachel Khoo thinks so too! Her latest cookbook, The Little Swedish Kitchen takes you on a delicious food journey through Sweden throughout the year and we can’t wait learn all the things about Swedish cooking! If you’ve been looking to discover new foods, this is def a book you need to get your (oven) mitts on!
The Little Swedish Kitchen retails for $43, click HERE to pre-order!
With extraordinary flavours and vibrant colours is John Gregory-Smith’s new cookbook, Orange Blossom & Honey and it’s all about exciting Moroccan food. If you’ve been looking to expand your horizons and have fun with new ingredients and techniques, this book is right up your alley. With recipes for streetfood, tagines and delish desserts like this gorgeous Pomegranate and Rose Water Mille Feuille, it’s time to get cooking!
Orange Blossom & Honey retails for $32, click HERE to shop!
If you think the food of Austin, Texas is just regular ol’ American food, you’re sorely mistaken and renowned food editor Paula Forbes is here to educate. Austin is a booming food scene with influences that consist of a fine blend of old-fashioned Southern cooking, Tex-Mex and of course Texan BBQ. We couldn’t think of a more fun cookbook to not only flip through but cook up on a Sunday afternoon!
The Austin Cookbook retails for $32, click HERE to shop!
Known for bright colours and wicked bold flavours is Cuban food and the new Cuba: The Cookbook by Madelaine Vazquez Galvez and Imogene Tondre is just what you need to spice up your weekend. With experience running a restaurant in Cuba and living in Cuba for more than 10 years, Madelaine and Imogene are no strangers to the Cuban food scene and after cooking a few of the 350 recipes in the book, you won’t be either!
Cuba: The Cookbook retails for $30, click HERE to shop!
Tucked away in the northwest corner of Spain is Basque Country and there you’ll find more Michelin starred restos per capita than anywhere in the world – who knew?! Basque cooking isn’t about cheffy techniques or hard-to-find ingredients, it’s all about using quality ingredients, creating depth of flavour and the joy that comes with cooking for family and friends. The Basque Country cookbook by Marti Buckley is filled with easy to make recipes that offer a glimpse into one of the most incredible culinary regions of the world!
Basque Country retails for $50, click HERE to pre-order!
(Story by Assistant Editor, Blair Stutz)