Cookbooks

The Best Cookbooks of 2021 (A Year-End List Aggregation)

“What are the best Cookbook books released in 2021?” We looked at 246 of the top Cookbook books, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 32 books, all appearing on 3 or more “Best Cookbook” book lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 200+ titles, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

Our other Best Of 2021 Articles:

Previous Years: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

Happy Scrolling!



Top 32 Best Cookbook Books From 2021



31.) A Cook’s Book written byNigel Slater

Lists It Appears On:

  • Gourmet Traveller
  • Great British Food Awards
  • Waterstones



30.) An A-Z of Pasta written byRachel Roddy

Lists It Appears On:

  • GQ Magazine
  • Happy Foodie
  • Waterstones



29.) Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave): A Cookbook written byDavid Chang

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Indigo
  • NY Post

The founder of Momofuku cooks at home . . . and that means mostly ignoring recipes, using tools like the microwave, and taking inspiration from his mo…



28.) Flavors of the Sun written byChristine Sahadi Whelan; illustrated by Kristin Teig

Lists It Appears On:

  • Blue Willow Bookshop
  • Vanity Fair
  • Vice

A comprehensive guide to vibrant Middle Eastern ingredients, with more than 120 recipes that let them shine, from James Beard award winning Sahadi’s m…



27.) Grains for Every Season: Rethinking Our Way with Grains written byJoshua McFadden

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Didn’t I Just Feed You

“A gift to readers . . . For McFadden, flavor comes first.” –Booklist, STARRED REVIEW Joshua McFadden’s first book, the James Beard Award-winning and…



26.) Grist: A Practical Guide to Cooking Grains, Beans, Seeds, and Legumes written byAbra Berens

Lists It Appears On:

  • Better
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Civil Eats

Make grains the easiest, healthiest, and most exciting stars on your table. Grist is the only grain and legume cookbook you need. Abra Berens, a James…



25.) Italian American: Red Sauce Classics and New Essentials written by

Lists It Appears On:

  • bon appétit
  • NY Post
  • StarTribune

Reimagine Italian-American cooking, with more than 125 recipes rich with flavor and nostalgia from the celebrated husband-and-wife chef team of Michel…



24.) Jew-ish: A Cookbook: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch written byJake Cohen

Lists It Appears On:

  • Better
  • NPR
  • StarTribune

A ! A brilliantly modern take on Jewish culinary traditions for a new generation of readers, from a bright new star in the culinary world.When you thi…



23.) Med written byClaudia Roden

Lists It Appears On:

  • GQ Magazine
  • Happy Foodie
  • Waterstones



22.) Mumbai Modern: Vegetarian Recipes Inspired by Indian Roots and California Cuisine written byAmisha Dodhia Gurbani

Lists It Appears On:

  • Better
  • bon appétit
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz

Indian cooks are masters of flavor. Enjoyed and revered worldwide, the best Indian food offers comfort, wonder, and beauty. In Mumbai Modern, Amisha D…



21.) Taste Makers: Seven Immigrant Women Who Revolutionized Food in America written byMayukh Sen

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Civil Eats
  • NPR

Who’s really behind America’s appetite for foods from around the globe? This group biography from an electric new voice in food writing honors seven e…



20.) The Latin American Cookbook written byVirgilio Martinez

Lists It Appears On:

  • Financial Review
  • Vice
  • Waterstones

This incredible cookbook is truly extraordinary – Gordon RamsayAn epic tribute to the many beautiful cultures and communities of Latin America – José …



19.) Together written byJamie Oliver

Lists It Appears On:

  • Happy Foodie
  • Indigo
  • Waterstones

#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Welcome friends and family back around your table with Jamie Oliver’s brand-new cookbook, Together – a joyous celebration …



18.) Bress ‘n’ Nyam: Gullah Geechee Recipes from a Sixth-Generation Farmer written byMatthew Raiford

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Civil Eats
  • Vanity Fair

From Hot Buttermilk Biscuits and Sweet Potato Pie to Salmon Cakes on Pepper Rice and Gullah Fish Stew, Gullah Geechee food is an essential cuisine of …



17.) Cheryl Day’s Treasury of Southern Baking written byCheryl Day

Lists It Appears On:

  • bon appétit
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Food Network
  • StarTribune



16.) Cook Real Hawai’i written bySheldon Simeon With Garrett Snyder

Lists It Appears On:

  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • NPR
  • Vice

The story of Hawaiian cooking, by a two-time Top Chef finalist and Fan Favorite, through 100 recipes that embody the beautiful cross-cultural exchange…



15.) Death & Co Welcome Home: [A Cocktail Recipe Book] written byAlex Day

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • StarTribune

The ultimate guide to choosing ingredients, developing your palate, mixing drinks, and leveling up your home cocktail game–with more than 600 recipes…



14.) Mooncakes and Milk Bread: Sweet and Savory Recipes Inspired by Chinese Bakeries written byKristina Cho

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • bon appétit
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Didn’t I Just Feed You

In Mooncakes & Milk Bread, food blogger Kristina Cho (eatchofood.com) introduces readers to Chinese bakery cooking with fresh, uncomplicated interpret…



13.) Sambal Shiok written byMandy Yin

Lists It Appears On:

  • Booktopia
  • Financial Times
  • Gourmet Traveller
  • Great British Food Awards

Beautiful, inspiring, but above all authoritative. Mandy Yin holds all the secrets to exquisite Malaysian cooking… It is a rare treat that she’s cho…



12.) Taste: My Life Through Food written byStanley Tucci

Lists It Appears On:

  • GQ Magazine
  • NPR
  • The Guardian
  • Waterstones

From award-winning actor and food obsessive Stanley Tucci comes an intimate and charming memoir of life in and out of the kitchen. Stanley Tucci grew…



11.) The Korean Vegan Cookbook: Reflections and Recipes from Omma’s Kitchen written byJoanne Lee Molinaro

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Better
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Didn’t I Just Feed You

THE NAMED ONE OF THE BEST NEW COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Epicurious – EATER – Stained Page – Infatuation – Spruce Eats – Publisher’s Weekly – Food52 – T…



10.) To Asia, With Love: Everyday Asian Recipes and Stories From the Heart written byHetty McKinnon

Lists It Appears On:

  • Better
  • bon appétit
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Didn’t I Just Feed You

For bestselling cookbook author Hetty McKinnon, Asian cooking is personal. McKinnon grew up in a home filled with the aromas, sights, and sounds of he…



9.) Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer’s Guide written byCecily Wong & Dylan Thuras

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Blue Willow Bookshop
  • Civil Eats
  • NY Post
  • Waterstones

A New York Times, USA Today, and national indie bestseller.A Feast of Wonder! Created by the ever-curious minds behind Atlas Obscura, this breathtakin…



8.) Life Is What You Bake It: Recipes, Stories, and Inspiration to Bake Your Way to the Top written byVallery Lomas

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Didn’t I Just Feed You
  • Five Books
  • Food Network
  • Sweety High

The winner of The Great American Baking Show shares her story of personal growth and more than 100 delicious recipes. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS …



7.) Nadiya Bakes written byNadiya Hussain

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Five Books
  • GQ Magazine
  • Indigo



6.) Rodney Scott’s World of BBQ: Every Day Is a Good Day: A Cookbook written byRodney Scott

Lists It Appears On:

  • Barnes & Noble
  • Better
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Sweety High
  • Vice

In the first cookbook by a Black pitmaster, James Beard Award-winning chef Rodney Scott celebrates an incredible culinary legacy through his life stor…



5.) Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach & Recipes to Repeat written byMolly Baz

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • bon appétit
  • Booktopia
  • Didn’t I Just Feed You
  • Indigo
  • NPR

A thoroughly modern guide to becoming a better, faster, more creative cook, featuring fun, flavorful recipes anyone can make. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST CO…



4.) Mother Grains: Recipes for the Grain Revolution written byRoxana Jullapat

Lists It Appears On:

  • Barnes & Noble
  • bon appétit
  • Civil Eats
  • Didn’t I Just Feed You
  • Five Books
  • NPR

As the head baker and owner of a beloved Los Angeles bakery, Roxana Jullapat knows the difference local, sustainable flour can make: brown rice flour …



3.) Black Food: Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora written byBryant Terry

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Better
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Civil Eats
  • Didn’t I Just Feed You
  • NPR
  • NY Post
  • StarTribune
  • Vice

A beautiful, rich, and groundbreaking book exploring Black foodways within America and around the world, curated by food activist and author of Vegeta…



2.) Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love written byNoor Murad and Yotam Ottolenghi

Lists It Appears On:

  • Better
  • Gourmet Traveller
  • GQ Magazine
  • Great British Food Awards
  • Happy Foodie
  • Indigo
  • StarTribune
  • The Guardian
  • Waterstones

From the bestselling author and his superteam of chefs, this is Ottolenghi unplugged: 85+ irresistible recipes for flexible, everyday home cooking tha…



1.) Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple written byDorie Greenspan

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Better
  • bon appétit
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
  • Didn’t I Just Feed You
  • Five Books
  • Food Network
  • NPR
  • NY Post
  • StarTribune

A Eater’s Best Cookbooks of Fall 2021 Bon Appetit’s Cookbook Gift Guide: 2021 Edition Food & Wine’s 23 Fall Cookbooks We’re Reading (and Cooking from…




The 200+ Additional Best Cookbook Books Released In 2021



33) Advent – List: Financial Times
The Guardian
34) Antoni: Let’s Do Dinner – Antoni Porowski List: Amazon
NY Post
35) CHRISTMAS AT RIVER COTTAGE – List: Great British Food Awards
Waterstones
36) Cook, Eat, Repeat – Nigella Lawson List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
GQ Magazine
37) Cookies: The New Classics – Jesse Szewczyk List: Better
Food Network
38) Crave – Ed Smith List: Great British Food Awards
Waterstones
39) Cravings All Together: Recipes to Love – Chrissy Tiegen with Adeena Sussman List: Amazon
Better
40) Crying in H Mart – Michelle Zauner List: NPR
The Guardian
41) Everything I Love to Cook – Neil Perry List: Booktopia
Financial Review
42) Field Notes for Food Adventure – Brad Leone List: bon appétit
Indigo
43) Getaway: Food and Drink to Transport You – Renee Erickson List: Amazon
Better
44) Home – Stephanie Alexander List: Financial Review
Gourmet Traveller
45) Jane’s Patisserie – Jane Dunn List: Happy Foodie
Waterstones
46) Joshua Weissman: An Unapologetic Cookbook – Joshua Weissman List: Amazon
Indigo
47) Let’s Make Dumplings: A Comic Book Cookbook – Hugh Amano and Sarah Becan List: Better
Booklist
48) Love to Cook – Mary Berry List: Happy Foodie
Waterstones
49) Middle Eastern Sweets – Salma Hage List: Better
Food Network
50) Mister Jiu’s in Chinatown: Recipes and Stories from the Birthplace of Chinese American Food – Brandon Jew & Tienlon Ho List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
Vice
51) Nadiya’s Fast Flavours – Nadiya Hussain List: Happy Foodie
Waterstones
52) One Tin Bakes Easy – Edd Kimber List: Five Books
Waterstones
53) One, Pot, Pan, Planet – Anna Jones List: Gourmet Traveller
Waterstones
54) Pasta: The Spirit and Craft of Italy’s Greatest Food, With Recipes – Missy Robbins List: Bookshop Santa Cruz
StarTribune
55) Provecho: 100 Vegan Mexican Recipes to Celebrate Culture and Community [A Cookbook] – Edgar Castrejón List: bon appétit
Bookshop Santa Cruz
56) Recipe for a Kinder Life – Annie Smithers List: Financial Review
Gourmet Traveller
57) Rick Stein at Home – Rick Stein List: Happy Foodie
Waterstones
58) Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food – Julia Turshen List: Bookshop Santa Cruz
Didn’t I Just Feed You
59) Simply Raymond – Raymond Blanc List: Great British Food Awards
Waterstones
60) Soup Broth Bread – Rachel Allen List: GQ Magazine
Happy Foodie
61) Sugar, I Love You: Knockout Recipes to Celebrate the Sweeter Things in Life – Ravneet Gill List: Financial Times
Food Network
62) Sumac: Recipes and Stories From Syria – Anas Atassi List: Booklist
NPR
63) Super Natural Simple: Whole-Food, Vegetarian Recipes for Real Life – Heidi Swanson List: Bookshop Santa Cruz
Didn’t I Just Feed You
64) That Sounds So Good – Carla Lalli Music List: bon appétit
Didn’t I Just Feed You
65) The Sweet Roasting Tin – Rukmini Iyer List: Happy Foodie
Waterstones
66) The Way of the Cocktail: Japanese Traditions, Techniques, and Recipes – Julia Momosé with Emma Janzen List: Better
Vanity Fair
67) The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat: A Cookbook – Jenny Rosenstrach List: bon appétit
Bookshop Santa Cruz
68) Wild Sweetness – Thalia Ho List: Food Network
Gourmet Traveller
69) A Cheesemonger’s Compendium of British & Irish Cheese – Ned Palmer, Claire Littlejohn List: Waterstones
70) A Good Drink: In Pursuit of Sustainable Spirits – List: Civil Eats
71) A Kind Of Love Story – Tom Sellers List: GQ Magazine
72) À Table – List: bon appétit
73) A Year of Sundays – List: Booktopia
74) All Day Baking – List: Booktopia
75) All That She Carried – Tiya Miles List: Civil Eats
76) Appetite – Ed Balls List: Waterstones
77) Arty Parties – Julia Sherman List: Vanity Fair
78) Asian Green – Ching-He Huang List: GQ Magazine
79) At Home – Monica Galetti List: Waterstones
80) At Home in the Kitchen: Simple Recipes from a Chef’s Night Off [A Cookbook] – David Kinch List: Bookshop Santa Cruz
81) Baker Bettie’s Better Baking Book – Kristin Hoffman List: Food Network
82) Being Texan – The Editors of Texas Monthly List: Blue Willow Bookshop
83) Bet the Farm: The Dollars and Sense of Growing Food in America – List: Civil Eats
84) Black Food – List: bon appétit
85) Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue – Adrian Miller List: Bookshop Santa Cruz
86) BOSH on a Budget – Henry Firth, Ian Theasby List: Waterstones
87) Bourdain:The Definitive Oral Biography – List: Financial Times
88) BREAD AHEAD – List: Great British Food Awards
89) Building Community Food Webs – List: Civil Eats
90) Burnt Toast and Other… – Cal Peternell List: Barnes & Noble
91) BUTTER – List: Great British Food Awards
92) Cannelle et Vanille Bakes Simple: A New Way to Bake Gluten-Free – Aran Goyoaga List: Vanity Fair
93) CELEBRATE WITH KIM JOY – List: Great British Food Awards
94) Chetna’s 30 Minute Indian: Quick and Easy Everyday Meals – Chetna Makan List: NPR
95) Chinese Takeaway Cookbook – Kwoklyn Wan List: GQ Magazine
96) Colombiana: A Rediscovery of Recipes and Rituals from the Soul of Colombia – List: Booklist
97) Come on Over – Jeff Mauro List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
98) Conveniently Delicious: How To Cook And Eat With Spontaneity And Joy – Devin Connell List: Indigo
99) Cook As You Are – List: The Guardian
100) Death to Jar Sauce – List: Booktopia
101) Dessert Person: Recipes and Guidance for Baking with Confidence – List: Booklist
102) Diet for a Small Planet – List: Civil Eats
103) Dishoom: From Bombay With Love – List: GQ Magazine
104) Divine Your Dinner: A Cookbook for Using Tarot as Your Guide to Magickal Meals – List: Vanity Fair
105) East – Meera Sodha List: GQ Magazine
106) Easy Vegan Bible – Katy Beskow List: GQ Magazine
107) Eat Like a Human: Nourishing Foods and Ancient Ways of Cooking to Revolutionize Your Health – List: Civil Eats
108) Eat, Habibi, Eat!: Fresh Recipes for Modern Egyptian Cooking – Shahir Massoud List: NPR
109) Eating to Extinction – Dan Saladino List: Civil Eats
110) Eitan Eats The World – Eitan Bernath List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
111) Everyone’s Table: Global Recipes for Modern Health – List: Vice
112) Everything You Need to Know About Whisky – Nick Morgan, The Whisky Exchange List: Waterstones
113) Fantastic Fungi Community Cookbook – Eugenia Bone List: Vanity Fair
114) FARM (And Other F Words): The Rise and Fall of the Small Family Farm – List: Civil Eats
115) Farm, Fire & Feast: Recipes From The Inn At Bay Fortune – Michael Smith List: Indigo
116) Fever-Tree Easy Mixing – Fever-Tree Limited List: Waterstones
117) Filipinx: Heritage Recipes From the Diaspora – Angela Dimayuga and Ligaya Misha List: Vanity Fair
118) Five Ingredient Dinners – List: StarTribune
119) Flavour – Yotam Ottolenghi List: GQ Magazine
120) Food Between Friends: A Cookbook – Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Julie Tanous List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
121) Foodheim: A Culinary Adventure – List: NY Post
122) Garlic and the Vampire – Bree Paulsen List: NPR
123) Gathering Basket Multimedia Cookbook – List: Civil Eats
124) Gino’s Italian Family Adventure – Gino D’Acampo List: Waterstones
125) Greenfeast: Spring, Summer: [A Cookbook] – Nigel Slater List: Bookshop Santa Cruz
126) Growing and Eating Sustainably Agroecology in Action – List: Civil Eats
127) Growing Life: Regenerating Farming and Ranching – List: Civil Eats
128) Home Made – Broadsheet Media List: Financial Review
129) Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions – List: Civil Eats
130) How the Other Half Eats: The Untold Story of Food and Inequality in America – List: Civil Eats
131) How to Grill Vegetables: The New Bible for Barbecuing Vegetables over Live Fire – List: Booklist
132) How to Make Anything Gluten-Free: Over 100 recipes for everything from home comforts to fakeaways, cakes to dessert, brunch to bread! – Becky Excell List: Amazon
133) How Wild Things Are – List: Booktopia
134) Hugh Johnson Pocket Wine 2022 – Hugh Johnson, Margaret Rand List: Waterstones
135) Hunan: A Lifetime Of Secrets From Mr Peng’s Chinese Kitchen – List: GQ Magazine
136) In Search of Mycotopia: Citizen Science, Fungi Fanatics, and the Untapped Potential of Mushrooms – List: Civil Eats
137) In the Struggle: Scholars and the Fight Against Industrial Agribusiness in California – List: Civil Eats
138) INDIAN COOKING CLASS – Christine Manfield List: Gourmet Traveller
139) Joe’s Family Food – Joe Wicks List: Waterstones
140) Lemon, Love & Olive Oil – Mina Stone List: Vanity Fair
141) Les Dîners De Gala – Salvador Dalí List: GQ Magazine
142) Linda McCartney’s Family Kitchen – Linda McCartney, Paul McCartney List: Waterstones
143) Lyke Minded Cookbook: Harvest 1 – Ali Primrose: List: Sweety High
144) Maman: The Cookbook: All-Day… – Elisa Marshall List: Barnes & Noble
145) Marcus At Home – Marcus Wareing List: GQ Magazine
146) Marcus’ Kitchen – Marcus Wareing List: Waterstones
147) Martha Stewart’s Fruit Desserts: 100+ Delicious Ways to Savor the Best of Every Season: A Baking Book – The Editors of Martha Stewart Living List: Food Network
148) Matt Preston’s World of Flavour – Penguin Random House, List: Financial Review
149) Meatpacking America: How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland – List: Civil Eats
150) Memories Of Gascony – Pierre Koffmann List: GQ Magazine
151) Milk Street Tuesday Nights Mediterranean – List: StarTribune
152) Milk Street Vegetables: 250 Bold, Simple Recipes for Every Season – Christopher Kimball List: Amazon
153) Modernist Pizza” – List: StarTribune
154) New Native Kitchen: Celebrating Modern Recipes of the American Indian – List: StarTribune
155) New York Times No-Recipe Recipes – Sam Sifton List: Vanity Fair
156) Not On My Watch: How a Renegade Biologist Took on Governments and Industry to Save Wild Salmon – List: Civil Eats
157) Oceans of Grain: How American Wheat Remade the World – List: Civil Eats
158) Omelette – Jessie Ware List: Waterstones
159) Once Upon a Chef: Weeknight/Weekend: 70 Quick-Fix Weeknight Dinners + 30 Luscious Weekend Recipes: A Cookbook – Jennifer Segal List: Amazon
160) One Fair Wage: Ending Subminimum Pay in America – List: Civil Eats
161) One Pan Perfect – List: Booktopia
162) Parwana by Durkhanai Ayubi, with recipes – Farida Ayubi List: GQ Magazine
163) Pati Jinich Treasures of the Mexican Table: Classic Recipes, Local Secrets – Pati Jinich List: Amazon
164) Persiana – Sabrina Ghayour List: GQ Magazine
165) Pinch of Nom Comfort Food – Kay Featherstone, Kate Allinson List: Waterstones
166) Pizza Czar: Recipes and… – Anthony Falco List: Barnes & Noble
167) Planet Palm: How Palm Oil Ended Up in Everything—and Endangered the World – List: Civil Eats
168) Plenty: A Memoir of Food and Family – List: Civil Eats
169) Poppy Cooks: The Food You Need – Poppy O’Toole List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
170) Power Hungry: Women of the Black Panther Party and Freedom Summer and Their Fight to Feed a Movement – List: Civil Eats
171) Quick & Easy – Ella Mills List: GQ Magazine
172) Ramsay in 10 – Gordon Ramsay List: Waterstones
173) Rebel Homemaker – Drew Barrymore, Pilar Valdes List: Waterstones
174) Rebugging the Planet: The Remarkable Things that Insects (and Other Invertebrates) Do—And Why We Need to Love Them More – List: Civil Eats
175) Recipes with Friends – List: bon appétit
176) Reinventing Food Banks and Pantries: New Tools to End Hunger – List: Civil Eats
177) Repertoire: All The Recipes You Need – Jessica Battilana List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
178) Required Reading: Climate Justice, Adaptation and Investing in Indigenous Power – List: Civil Eats
179) Ripe Figs – Yasmin Khan List: Waterstones
180) Roberta’s: Still Cookin’ – List: NY Post
181) Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake – Alexis Hall List: NPR
182) Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains – Lucas Bessire List: Civil Eats
183) Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys: Recipes, Techniques & Traditions from Around the World – List: Civil Eats
184) Sheet Cake: Easy One-Pan Recipes for Every Day & Every Occasion – List: StarTribune
185) Sicilia – Ben Tish List: Waterstones
186) Six Seasons: A New Way With Vegetables – Joshua McFadden List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
187) Super Sourdough – James Morton List: GQ Magazine
188) Tables of Contents Community Cookbook – Evan Hanczo List: Vanity Fair
189) Take One Fish – List: Booktopia
190) Taming Fruit: How Orchards Have Transformed the Land, Offered Sanctuary, and Inspired Creativity – List: Civil Eats
191) Tastes Like War – Grace M. Cho List: NPR
192) Thalia Ho (Harper Collins, $39.99); Recipe for a Kinder Life – Annie Smithers List: Gourmet Traveller
193) The $16 Taco: Contested Geographies of Food, Ethnicity, and Gentrification – List: Civil Eats
194) The Barbuto Cookbook: California-Italian Cooking from the Beloved West Village Restaurant – Jonathan Waxman List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
195) The Big, Fun Kids Baking Book: 110+ Recipes for Young Bakers – Food Network Magazine List: Food Network
196) The Book of Difficult Fruit: Arguments for the Tart, Tender, and Unruly (with recipes) – Kate Lebo List: NPR
197) The Contented Vegan – Peggy Brusseau List: GQ Magazine
198) The Cookie Bible – Rose Levy Beranbaum List: NPR
199) The Essential New York Times Cookbook – List: StarTribune
200) The Farmer’s Lawyer: The North Dakota Nine and the Fight to Save the Family Farm – List: Civil Eats
201) The Flavor Equation: The Science of Great Cooking Explained – List: Booklist
202) The Food of Oaxaca: Recipes and Stories from Mexico’s Culinary Capital – Alejandro Ruiz List: Bookshop Santa Cruz
203) The Green Barbecue – Rukmini Iyer List: GQ Magazine
204) The Hairy Bikers’ Everyday Winners – Hairy Bikers List: Waterstones
205) The Happy Pear: Vegan Cooking For Everyone – David and Stephen Flynn List: GQ Magazine
206) The Italian Deli Cookbook – Theo Randall List: Waterstones
207) The Japanese Art of the Cocktail – List: Vice
208) The Japanese Art of the… – Masahiro Urushido List: Barnes & Noble
209) The Joy of Pizza – Dan Richer: List: Sweety High
210) The Kitchen Cabinet – Annie Gray, Jay Rayner List: Waterstones
211) The Living Soil Handbook: The No-Till Growers Guide to Ecological Market Gardening – List: Civil Eats
212) The Mexican Home Kitchen – Mely Martinez List: GQ Magazine
213) The Monsanto Papers: Deadly Secrets, Corporate Corruption, and One Man’s Search for Justice – List: Civil Eats
214) The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis – List: Civil Eats
215) The Pioneer Woman Cooks—Super Easy – Ree Drummond: List: Sweety High
216) The Quick Fix Kitchen – Tia Mowry: List: Sweety High
217) The Red Boat Fish Sauce Cook Book: Beloved Recipes from the Family Behind the Purest Fish Sauce – Cuong Pham with Tien Nguyen List: NPR
218) The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food – List: Booklist
219) The Ritz London: The Cookbook – John Williams List: GQ Magazine
220) The Secret History of Home Economics: How Trailblazing Women Harnessed the Power of Home and Changed the Way We Live – Danielle Dreilinger List: NPR
221) The Spirit of Soul Food: Race, Faith, and Food Justice – List: Civil Eats
222) The Steger Homestead Kitchen: Simple Recipes for an Abundant Life – List: Civil Eats
223) The Twisted Soul Cookbook: Modern Soul Food with Global Flavors – Deborah VanTrece List: NPR
224) The Unofficial TikTok Cookbook: 75 Internet-Breaking Recipes for Snacks, Drinks, Treats, and More! – List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
225) The Zuni Cafe Cookbook: A Compendium of Recipes and Cooking Lessons from San Francisco’s Beloved Restaurant. By Judy Rodgers – List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
226) This Is Your Mind on Plants – Michael Pollan List: NPR
227) This Will Make It Taste Good – Vivien Howard List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
228) TODAY’s SPECIAL – List: Gourmet Traveller
229) Tonight’s Dinner – Adam Liaw List: Financial Review
230) Treasury of Southern Cooking – Cheryl Day: List: Sweety High
231) Vegan Japaneasy – Tim Anderson List: GQ Magazine
232) Vegan Roasting Pan – Katy Beskow List: Waterstones
233) Vegetable Simple – Eric Ripert List: Barnes & Noble
234) Vegetables in Holiday Underwear – List: bon appétit
235) Vegetarian Chinese Soul Food: Deliciously Doable Ways to Cook Greens, Tofu, and Other Plant-Based Ingredients – List: Booklist
236) Vietnamese: Simple Vietnamese Food to Cook at Home – Uyen Luu List: Better
237) Wagamama Your Way – Wagamama Limited List: Waterstones
238) Well Seasoned: A Year’s Worth Of Delicious Recipes – Mary Berg List: Indigo
239) What She’s Having: Stories of Women and Food – List: The Guardian
240) What’s the Difference: Recreational Culinary Reference for the Curious and Confused – List: Booklist
241) Where the River Bends – List: Booktopia
242) Why We Cook: Women on Food, Identity, and Connection – List: Booklist
243) Winner Winner Chicken Dinner – Stacie Billis List: Didn’t I Just Feed You
244) World Food: Paris – List: StarTribune
245) World Travel: An Irreverent Guide – Anthony Bourdain List: Amazon
246) Your Home Izakaya – List: Financial Times



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Barnes & Noble Barnes & Noble’s Best Cookbooks of 2021
Blue Willow Bookshop The Best Books of 2021
bon appétit The Cookbook Gift Guide That Covers EVERYONE You Know: 2021 Edition
Booklist Top 10 Food Books: 2021
Bookshop Santa Cruz Best Cookbooks & Food Writing 2021
Financial Review Seven of the best cookbooks to give this Christmas
Five Books The Best Baking Cookbooks of 2021
Better The 16 Best Cookbooks of 2021
Booktopia The Best Books of 2021: Food and Drink
Didn’t I Just Feed You 170: The Best Cookbooks of 2021 for Family Cooks with Brian Stewart of Salt + Spine
Financial Times Best books of 2021: Food and drink
Food Network 10 Best Baking Cookbooks of 2021
Gourmet Traveller The best cookbooks of 2021
GQ Magazine The 28 best cookbooks to buy in 2021
Great British Food Awards The Best Cookbooks of 2021
The Guardian The best food books of 2021
Happy Foodie Christmas 2021 Gift Guide: The 10 best cookbooks to give this year
Indigo Top 10 Best Cookbooks of 2021
StarTribune Our 15 top cookbooks of the year cover everything from easy dinners to baking challenges
NY Post These are the 35 best books to give as holiday gifts this year
NPR Books We Love
Sweety High The 7 Best Cookbooks of 2021
Vanity Fair How to Win the Entertaining Game This Holiday Season
Vice The Best Cookbooks of 2021 (That Make Great Gifts)
Waterstones The Best Books of 2021: Food & Drink

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