The best new cookbooks to tuck into this Christmas
We’re all spending more time in our kitchens these days. As one of lockdown’s chief pleasures, cooking has become even more of a national obsession (remember the sourdough social media frenzy?). After all, when things feel bleak, few things are more comforting than a good meal. But it’s not just about the food, it’s also about the rituals – the rhythmic chopping and meditative stirring.
Fortunately, this season’s crop of food-focused books captures that reflective mood, with essays and anthologies making a strong appearance alongside traditional recipe books.
We round up the best new cookbooks to invest in this winter.
By Madeleine Feeny