This month I thought we could feature Irish cooking for St. Patrick’s Day and then go on to feature cookbooks from Europe!
1. The Complete Irish Pub Cookbook (Love Food) Hardcover – January 15, 2019
Pubs in Ireland are the cornerstone of their communities, relaxed places where locals and visitors can experience the best of traditional Irish hospitality. Many pubs have also become the place to go for a great meal, with a choice of both traditional and contemporary dishes. In recent years Irish cooking has been transformed, with skillful cooks making the most of wonderful fresh local produce to create delicious new dishes and giving a twist to many classics. This collection includes the best of both worlds – with best-loved favorites such as Irish Stew and Split Pea and Ham Soup and also newer recipes, like Scallop Chowder or Oatmeal and Raspberry Cream to set your taste buds tingling. So just open this book to enjoy the best of traditional and contemporary Irish pub cooking.
2. French Cooking for Beginners: 75+ Classic Recipes to Cook Like a Parisian
From Paris direct to your table―the complete French cookbook for beginners
The French may not have invented cooking, but they certainly have perfected the art of eating well. In this definitive French cookbook that’s perfect for beginners, you’ll discover how to make the timeless, tasty cuisine served up at French dinner tables and in beloved bistros and brasseries.
Author François de Mélogue breaks down classic French cookbook dishes like Duck Confit with Crispy Potatoes, Bouillabaisse, and Coq au Vin into easy-to-follow steps perfect for the newcomer. Along the way, you’ll learn how to put together a cheese board any Parisian would be proud of, fry the perfect pommes frites, and pair food and wine like a pro. Let’s get cooking the French way! Bon appetit!
3. The Complete Italian Cookbook: Essential Regional Cooking of Italy
From the heart of Italy directly to your table―110 authentic regional recipes
Italian cuisine’s abundance of flavor, high-quality ingredients, and regional diversity make it one of the most popular in the world. Unlike some other Italian cookbooks, The Complete Italian Cookbook will help you make beloved dishes in your own kitchen with more than 100 authentic recipes from all over the country.
4. 1,000 Spanish Recipes
From one of the most influential experts on the subject, a cookbook culminating her 40-year career and lifelong love affair with Spanish cuisine.
Penelope Casas was one of the premier authorities on Spanish food. She taught Americans about jamón serrano, Manchego cheese, and chorizo, in addition to countless dishes, from patatas bravas to churros. She wrote several acclaimed books, and 1,000 Spanish Recipes is her final work and legacy. It is a very special addition to the award-winning 1,000 Recipes series.
5. Grandma’s German Cookbook
Whether it’s crispy fried potatoes, steamed dumplings, or a creamy jelly roll stuffed with raspberries, no one makes food as good as a German grandmother — that is, until now!
Featuring eighty-five classic recipes, from soups to Sunday roasts, and desserts to Christmas favorites, Grandma’s German Cookbook is loaded with recipes any German grandmother would proudly serve her family.
They’ll also discover charming profiles of German grandmothers and their takes on classic dishes, for added authentic inspiration.