What's cooking: best new cookbooks 2018
Cookbooks have so many glorious uses: they inspire us for dinner parties; we read them voraciously in bed; or merely show them off on the coffee table. 2018 has served up a splendid feast of these fabulous items.
Here's our top 10: a combination of cookbooks with beautiful stories, awesome creative ideas and mid-week recipes that simply make you feel good. These books will shake up your eating habbits by making cooking an even greater pleasure.
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He’s inspired a whole wave of restaurateurs, dominated our dinner parties, and continued the noble work of Claudia Roden in getting Middle Eastern food on the culinary map. Yet Ottolenghi recipes are notorious for their long and challenging list of ingredients. Good luck trying to find 'Palestinian za'atar' at Tesco.
Yet this may be a thing of the past. Simple really is simpler: less ingredients and not so many intricate stages. Yet the recipes retain Ottolenghi’s bold flavours and inventive vegetable-focused dishes. Favourites ingeniously combine roast and raw, such as cauliflower, pomegranate and pistachio salad; or better yet, a gorgeous stew of puy lentil and aubergine pimped with urfa chilli flakes and oregano.
Published by Ebury Press, £25
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