This week: Dorie Greenspan and Rick Stein book tour dates, the ever-moving publication date challenge, recipes, EYBD Preview and cookbook giveaways

Earlier this week, I began working on September's new cookbook review. And surprise, once again, many titles have been moved from September to either October or November. Frankly, those months are already bursting at the seams with releases. This all makes me a little nervous at the enormity of those month's cookbook reviews! I am keeping our 2021 preview post… read more

All Day Baking – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of All Day Baking: Savoury, Not Sweet: Pies, Quiches, Galettes, Tarts, Preserves and More by Michael and Pippa James. It just seems like yesterday that I was drooling over the publication of The Tivoli Road Baker: Recipes and Notes from a Chef Who Chose Baking however, in reality, it was… read more

This week: Ottolenghi YouTube series, Fortnum & Mason Food Award winners, GBBO air date confirmed, upcoming books from GBBO stars and more

Mark your calendars! Channel 4 has confirmed that The Great British Bake Off will return on 21 September. This is the second series to be filmed with strict regulations to reduce the potential spread of COVID on the set. The good news this year is that there appears to be no shortage of flour or yeast.  Netflix will stream the… read more

Everyday Entertaining Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win one of three copies of Everyday Entertaining: 110 Recipes for Going All Out When You're Staying In by Elizabeth Van Lierde. Elizabeth van Lierde is a writer, photographer, recipe developer and food stylist. After starting a career in event planning, Elizabeth discovered her true passion: entertaining. She launched her blog The College Housewife as… read more

The last two weeks: A look inside Gastro Obscura, 2022 cookbooks, giveaways, recipes and EYBD Previews

This roundup has more links and information than usual as we skipped last week's post as we sent out the monthly newsletter. For brevity's sake, I will keep the topic short and sweet: a quick look at an amazing food title: Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventure by Cecily Wong, Dylan Thuras and Atlas Obscura. Gastro Obscura is one of those… read more

Baked to Perfection – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK giveaway to win one of three copies of Baked to Perfection: Delicious Gluten-Free Recipes, with a Pinch of Science by Katarina Cermelj. Baked to Perfection: Delicious Gluten-free Recipes, with a Pinch of Science by Katarina Cermelj begins with a thorough look at the gluten-free baking basics: how different gluten-free flours behave, which store-bought blends work best, and how… read more

Even more delicious things I am adding to my list of baking intentions

My list of baking intentions continues to grow. I've been working on the usual end of the month posts, the new cookbook review and our EYB Cookbook Club summary, but needed to take a break last night to do something creative. My reasoning is that if there isn't a due date, it is creative. Plus if I document my baking… read more

This week: A look inside Jamie Oliver’s upcoming book, the art of creating canelés, cookbook giveaways, recipes and EYBD Previews

For this week's roundup, I will feature a look at Jamie Oliver's latest book and I plan to detail more titles next week. My preview for the second half of 2021 and other sneak peeks can be found at the links shared. I also wanted to revisit canelés as we were discussing this lovely pastry in The Cookbook Junkies. COVID's… read more

At Home in the Kitchen and Cook This Book – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win a copy of At Home in the Kitchen: Simple Recipes from a Chef's Night Off by David Kinch and Devin Fuller and Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach and Recipes to Repeat by Molly Baz. At Home in the Kitchen: Simple Recipes from a Chef's Night Off by David Kinch and Devin Fuller features… read more

This week: A look inside upcoming cookbooks; recipes, cookbook giveaways and EYBD Previews

There are a wealth of delicious titles being released this year and I covered many in my Cookbook Preview for the second half of 2021. Since that preview, I have received additional electronic copies of certain books and wanted to share some insight into those as well as to alert you to a new book coming from White Lily Flour. The… read more

Peggy Porschen: A Year in Cake Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Peggy Porschen: A Year in Cake: Seasonal Recipes and Dreamy Style Secrets from London's Prettiest Bakery. Peggy Porschen is a master baker who runs an iconic bakery in London (photograph below) renowned for it's delicious bakes. I want to go back to London just to step into the fairytale… read more

The last two weeks: Baking news, GBBO and other baking shows to begin soon, a look inside a few autumn baking titles, cookbook giveaways, EYBD Previews and more

This week Brian Hart Hoffman of Bake from Scratch announced a new series of Williams-Sonoma virtual baking classes. The first class is set for August 9th and features croissants. Additional classes are lined up throughout August and Edd Kimber and Amanda Frederickson will be joining Brian as set out in our calendar. Speaking of croissants, Brian is the latest culinary… read more

La Vita e Dolce: Italian Inspired Desserts Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of La Vita e Dolce: Italian Inspired Desserts by Letitia Clark. La Vita e Dolce is an exciting take on Italian baking by food writer and trained pastry chef, Letitia Clark. Featuring over 80 Italian desserts, this beautiful book showcases Letitia's favourite puddings inspired by her time living in Sardinia.… read more

Ciudad de Mexico: Recipes and Stories from the Heart of Mexico City

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Ciudad de Mexico: Recipes and Stories from the Heart of Mexico City by Edson Diaz-Fuentes. Divided into chapters by time of day, in Ciudad de México, chef Edson Diaz-Fuentes takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of one of the most diverse cuisines in the world, explored through the… read more

The Pepper Thai Cookbook – Cook Real Hawaii

Enter our US giveaway to win a copy of The Pepper Thai Cookbook: Family Recipes from Everyone's Favorite Thai Mom by Pepper Teigen and Cook Real Hawai'i by Sheldon Simeon. Two great books that bring some exciting flavors to your table. First, we have The Pepper Thai Cookbook: Family Recipes from Everyone's Favorite Thai Mom by Pepper Teigen (Chrissy’s mom) which is everything I… read more

This week: The best of baking intentions, recently indexed books, recipes, EYBD Previews and giveaways

My head is paved with the best of baking intentions. I make plans to tackle a baking project and then the next thing you know "Bazinga!" I am binge watching The Big Bang Theory to avoid said projects. Nine months ago, I traced the circles onto parchment to bake the Honey cake (photo below) from Baking at the 20th Century… read more

The Secret Ingredient Cookbook Giveaway and Author Quick Bites

Enter our worldwide giveaway to win one of two copies of The Secret Ingredient Cookbook: 125 Family-Friendly Recipes with Surprisingly Tasty Twists by Kelly Senyei. The Secret Ingredient Cookbook: 125 Family-Friendly Recipes with Surprisingly Tasty Twists by Kelly Senyei, founder of the food site Just a Taste, has garnered millions of fans with a delicious hook – every one of her recipes… read more

Cooking for Your Kids – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/CA/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of two copies of Cooking for Your Kids: At Home with the World's Greatest Chefs by Joshua David Stein. Ever wondered what chefs cook at home for their fussy toddlers and hard-to-please teenagers? Wonder no more, Phaidon’s Cooking For Your Kids: At Home With The World’s Greatest Chefs has the answer. Learn what chefs… read more

Lioroooosh: Baking from my Tel Aviv Kitchen

Sometimes Amazon's "you might be interested in" choices are the equivalent of getting a lump of coal in your stocking at Christmas. But then every once in a while those same algorithms hand you a diamond of a recommendation. Lioroooosh: Baking from my Tel Aviv Kitchen by Lior Mashiach was the diamond this week and one look at the cover… read more

This week: A sneak peek at cookbooks from Pati Jinich, Edd Kimber and Hisham Assaad, recently indexed books, recipes, giveaways and EYBD Previews

My fall/autumn cookbook preview is being drafted but I am awaiting more pdfs in order to try to give our members the most information on each title from around the world. Before the end of the month, I will have that published for you along with many EYBD Previews. This week's roundup will give you a look inside Treasures of… read more

To Asia, With Love – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/CA/UK/ giveaway to win one of two copies of To Asia, With Love: Everyday Asian Recipes and Stories from the Heart by Hetty McKinnon; with one additional copy available to members in AU/NZ. Hetty McKinnon has written four cookbooks that are wildly popular with our members - and myself! Her latest is edging up to be my favorite… read more

Sea & Shore: Recipes and Stories from a Kitchen in Cornwall Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Sea & Shore: Recipes and Stories from a Kitchen in Cornwall by Emily Scott. "Think of a place where the sky meets the sea. Where the coastline is rugged; hidden coves nestle among white cliff faces and surf breaks on gloriously sandy beaches. The home of Poldark, Daphne du… read more

The last two weeks: Recipes for the grill and dessert with a global flair, a new podcast, newly indexed books, cookbook giveaways, EYBD Previews and more

Our last weekly roundup featured chilly desserts and beverages. To continue on that track, earlier this week I shared promotions for Honey & Co: Chasing Smoke: Cooking Over Fire Around the Levant and New-School Sweets: Old-School Pastries with an Insanely Delicious Twist - both of which shared some gorgeous looking recipes - photo below of New-School Sweets - to try… read more

Chasing Smoke – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US and UK giveaway to win one of four copies of Honey & Co: Chasing Smoke: Cooking Over Fire Around the Levant by Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich. The husband and wife team of Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich could write a book about boiling water and I’d be in line to buy it. Their work is nothing… read more

New-School Sweets – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US (3 copies) and worldwide (1 copy) giveaway for New-School Sweets: Old-School Pastries with an Insanely Delicious Twist by Vinesh Johny and Andrés Lara. Vinesh Johny and Andrés Lara's (check out their impressive author bios) new cookbook New-School Sweets: Old-School Pastries with an Insanely Delicious Twist is a refreshing standout in this year's batch of baking cookbooks. Antonio… read more
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