There has never been a better time to be a home cook. The last decade has gifted us with a plethora of cookbooks filled with scrumptious recipes and cooking tips. For those of you looking to add to your culinary library, here are the top 6 cookbooks released in the last decade that are absolute must-haves.
'Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat' by Samin Nosrat
Samin Nosrat's 'Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat' has been a game-changer in the culinary world. Released in 2017, this cookbook not only provides delicious recipes but also delves into the science of cooking. Nosrat explains how these four elements can affect the taste and texture of your food, and offers suggestions on how to use them to enhance your dishes.
'Magnolia Table' by Joanna Gaines
Joanna Gaines' 'Magnolia Table' is a cookbook that infuses comfort food with a sense of home. Released in 2018, the book features classic recipes that are perfect for family meals, parties, or just a quiet night in.
'Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat' by Chrissy Teigen
Chrissy Teigen's 'Cravings' is a delight for anyone who loves food. Published in 2016, the cookbook is packed with Teigen's favorite recipes, which range from comfort food to more adventurous dishes.
'Ottolenghi Simple' by Yotam Ottolenghi
'Ottoleghi Simple' is a treasure trove of easy, flavor-packed recipes. Released in 2018 by renowned chef Yotam Ottolenghi, the cookbook features a variety of dishes that are both simple to prepare and delicious.
'The Flavor Equation' by Nik Sharma
Nik Sharma's 'The Flavor Equation' brings a scientific approach to cooking. Published in 2020, the cookbook uses science to explain why certain combinations of ingredients work and how to use that knowledge to make your dishes more flavorful.
'Indian-ish' by Priya Krishna
'Indian-ish' by Priya Krishna, released in 2019, is a delightful exploration of Indian-American fusion cooking. The cookbook offers a variety of recipes that blend traditional Indian flavors with American ingredients, resulting in unique and delicious dishes.
To give you an overview, here's a table summarizing each of these top 6 cookbooks:
These cookbooks cover a wide range of cooking styles, from basic to more adventurous, and offer insights from some of the top culinary minds of the past decade. Whether you're a novice cook or a seasoned chef, these books are sure to inspire and expand your culinary repertoire.