Staff Picks: 70 Favourite Cooking & Food Books

By the staff at Powell’s Books, an independent bookseller serving Portland, Oregon, since 1971

Staff Picks: 70 Favourite Cooking & Food Books

1. Wildcrafted Cocktail Make Your Own Foraged Syrups Bitters Infusions & Garnishes Includes Recipes for 45 One Of A Kind Mixed Drinks by Ellen Zachos

2. Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook: Savory Spices and Bold Flavors of South Asia by May Abraham Fridel

3. Adventures in Starry Kitchen 101 Do It Yourself Asian Inspired Recipes from Americas Most Famous Underground Restaurant by Nguyen Tran

4. Sunnys Nights Lost & Found at a Bar on the Edge of the World by Tim Sultan

5. Candy Is Magic Real Ingredients Modern Recipes by Jami Curl

6. Good Veg Ebullient Vegetables Global Flavors a Modern Vegetarian Cookbook by Alice Hart

7. Too Good to Waste: How to Eat Everything by Victoria Glass

8. Wine All The Time: The Casual Guide to Confident Drinking by Marissa A. Ross

9. Six Seasons: a New Way with Vegetables by Joshua McFadden, Martha Holmberg

10. Clara Cakes Delicious & Simple Vegan Desserts for Everyone by Clara Polito

11. Great British Bake Off Bake It Better No5 Puddings & Desserts by Jayne Cross

12. Great British Bake Off Bake It Better No6 Chocolate by Cat Black

13. Burma Superstar Addictive Recipes from the Crossroads of Southeast Asia by Desmond Tan, Kate Leahy

14. Clean Sweets Simple High Protein Desserts for One by Arman Liew

15. Field Guide to Whiskey Everything You Need to Know about the New World of Whiskey by Hans Offringa

16. Home Baked: More Than 150 Recipes for Sweet and Savory Goodies by van Boven, Yvette

17. Best Food Writing 2014 by Holly Hughes

18. Bake from Scratch Volume 1 by Brian Hart Hoffman

19. Nut Butter Cookbook Over 70 Recipes That Put the Nut in Nutrition by Pip Murray, Adrian Lawrence

20. In My Kitchen: A Collection of New and Favorite Vegetarian Recipes by Deborah Madison

21. Salt Fat Acid Heat The Four Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat, Wendy Macnaughton

22. American Whiskey Bourbon & Rye: A Guide to the Nation’s Favorite Spirit by Clay Risen

23. Like Water for Chocolate A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes Romances & Home Remedies by Esquivel, Laura

24. Great British Bake Off Perfect Cakes & Bakes to Make at Home Official Tie In to the 2016 Series by Linda Collister

25. Fifty Places to Drink Beer Before You Die by Chris Santella

26. Vegan with a Vengeance 10th Anniversary Edition Over 150 Delicious Cheap Animal Free Recipes That Rock by Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Kate Lewis

27. Appetites: A Cookbook by Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever

28. Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos (with Recipes) by Isaac Fitzgerald, Wendy Macnaughton

29. The Canon Cocktail Book: Recipes from the Award-Winning Bar by Jamie Boudreau and James O. Fraioli

30. How to Bake Everything: Simple Recipes for the Best Baking by Mark Bittman

31. My Beer Year: Adventures with Hop Farmers, Craft Brewers, Chefs, Beer Sommeliers, and Fanatical Drinkers as a Beer Master in Training by Lucy Burningham

32. Lark: Cooking Wild in the Northwest by John Sundstrom

33. Easy Vegan Breakfasts and Lunches: The Best Way to Eat Plant-Based Meals on the Go by Maya Sozer

34. Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling by Meathead Goldwyn

35. Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore: Dinner for Everyone at the Table by Anna Thomas

36. Sirocco: Fabulous Flavors from the Middle East by Sabrina Ghayour

37. Peace & Parsnips: Vegan Cooking for Everyone by Lee Watson

38. Num Pang: Bold Recipes from New York City’s Favorite Sandwich Shop by Ratha Chaupoly, Ben Daitz and Raquel Pelzel

39. Victuals: An Appalachian Journey, with Recipes by Ronni Lundy

40. Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream in France by Craig Carlson

41. A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table by Molly Wizenberg

42. Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship by Isabel Vincent

43. Taste & Technique: Recipes to Elevate Your Home Cooking by Naomi Pomeroy

44. Layered: Baking, Building, and Styling Spectacular Cakes by Tessa Huff

45. Katie Chin’s Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother’s Kitchen by Katie Chin

46. Ice Cream Adventures: More Than 100 Deliciously Different Recipes by Stef Ferrari

47. Korean Food Made Simple by Judy Joo

48. The Kitchen Shelf: Take a Few Pantry Essentials, Add Two Fresh Ingredients and Make Everyday Eating Extraordinary by Eve O’Sullivan and Rosie Reynolds

49. A First Course in Cheese: Bedford Cheese Shop by Charlotte Kamin and Nathan McElroy

50. Lucky Rice: Stories and Recipes from Night Markets, Feasts and Family Tables by Danielle Chang

51. Eat Your Heart Out: The Look Good, Feel Good, Silver Lining Cookbook by Dean Sheremet

52. Portland Farmers Market Cookbook: 100 Seasonal Recipes & Stories That Celebrate Local Food & People by Ellen Jackson

53. Dining at the Ravens: Over 150 Nourishing Vegan Recipes from the Stanford Inn by the Sea by Jeff Stanford, Joan Stanford

54. The Elements of Pizza: Unlocking the Secrets to World Class Pies at Home by Ken Forkish

55. James Beard’s Classic All American Eats: Recipes and Stories from Our Best-Loved Local Restaurants by The James Beard Foundation

56. One Dough Ten Breads Making Great Bread by Hand by Sarah Black

57. Around the Fire: Recipes for Inspired Grilling and Seasonal Feasting from Ox Restaurant by Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton and Stacy Adimando

58. Love and Lemons Cookbook: An Apple to Zucchini Celebration of Impromptu Cooking by Jeanine Donofrio

59. They Bare Bones Broth Cookbook: 125 Gut Friendly Recipes to Heal Strengthen & Nourish the Body by Ryan Harvey, Katherine Harvey

60. Protein Ninja: Power through Your Day with 100 Hearty Plant-Based Recipes that Pack a Protein Punch by Terry Hope Romero

61. It Was Me All Along: A Memoir by Andie Mitchell

62. Cravings: Recipes for What You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen

63. The Forest Feast for Kids: Colorful Vegetarian Recipes That Are Simple to Make by Erin Gleeson

64. Koreatown: A Cookbook by Deuki Hong, Matt Rodbard

65. The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique by Jeffrey Morgenthaler and Martha Holmberg and Alanna Hale

66. Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream by Laura O’Neill and Ben Van Leeuwen and Pete Van Leeuwen

67. Drinking in America Our Secret History by Susan Cheever

68. Whole Grains for a New Generation Light Dishes Hearty Meals Sweet Treats & Sundry Snacks for the Everyday Cook by Liana Krissoff, Rinne Allen

69. The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local by Armisen, Fred and Brownstein, Carrie and Krisel, Jonathan

70. A Modern Way to Eat: 200+ Satisfying Vegetarian Recipes (That Will Make You Feel Amazing) by Anna Jones


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