To inspire you in time for your Christmas feast (or gift shopping) here are 8 ideal cookbooks for Christmas cooks.
This selection of cookbooks will ensure your house will be full of delicious dishes and many Christmas wishes.
I mean, who doesn’t love cooking (or being cooked for) at Christmas-time?!
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a new cookbook from Jamie Oliver, and this year Jamie cooks up a delicious, nutritious smorgasbord bound by one common ingredient: wellbeing (THE trend of the year).
As we say in our house ‘eat well live well’, and what better way to help you on your wellness journey then an easy-to-read-and-cook recipe book!
From wellbeing to wholesome, The Wholesome Cook contains over 170 creative and yummy recipes courtesy of talented cook and award-winning blogger Martyna Angell, to help you cater for the oh-so-common dietary restrictions (and choices) that abound in this day and age, as well as to tempt your palate with some healthy and delicious choices.
Yotam Ottolenghi has changed the way people cook and eat with his emphasis on inspiring flavours, bold spices and fresh, quality ingredients.
In this collection, Yotam and long-time collaborator and Head Chef Ramael Scully, serve up recipes from their acclaimed London restaurant, NOPI. From cocktails to condiments and everything in between, NOPI: The Cookbook contains over 120 recipes perfect for the gourmet home-chef.
Spice up your home cooking routine and master Asian cuisine with Masterchef winner and wok legend, Adam Liaw, as your hands-on guide. If you love Asian food but have always hesitated in cooking it yourself, grab yourself a copy of Adam Liaw’s Asian Cookery School. It will teach you all about ingredients and techniques, providing you with a good understanding of how you can create authentic Asian flavours in your own home.
The perfect gift for those considering embarking on a health kick in the new year, rediscover shopping, cooking and eating as it was meant to be before sugar-laden foods hit the shelves in I Quit Sugar: Simplicious.
Serving up 300+ “simplicious” guilt-free recipes, Sarah Wilson (of I Quit Sugar fame) provides us with a modern manifesto that sets out how to buy food in bulk, freeze, preserve, and use leftovers with flair.
From the hugely successful Food Safari TV series comes the perfect book for the outdoor cook, with over 90 recipes for cooking up a firestorm.
Food Safari Fire features the inventive ways people from all over the world cook with fire, from home cooks and chefs to pit masters. Discover the pleasures of roasting meat on a spit, baking bread in hot ashes, smoking fish, and using a tandoor oven. Our mouths are already salivating at the thought!
As the perfect accompaniment to any of the above cookbooks, check out these comprehensive books dedicated to wine:
No bottle was left uncorked in the making of this annual full-bodied guide to Australian wine. James Halliday Wine Companion 2016 is recognised nationally as the industry benchmark, bringing you the latest on wineries and winemakers, including opening times, contact details and ratings.
The 19th edition of Jeremy Oliver’s The Australian Wine Annual 2016 takes all of the hard work out of choosing which Aussie wines to pop the cork on.
Easy to use and understand, the comprehensive 19th edition features 300+ wineries and nearly 19,000 wines, making it the definitive guide to Australian wine and the perfect gift for the wine aficionado.
Need more inspiration?
For added inspiration, check out the Dymocks Christmas Cooking Gift Guide or go in store where Dymocks’ knowledgeable and well-read staff can help you find the perfect gift this Christmas.
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