5 Award Winning Cookbooks You Need In Your Life

5 Award Winning Cookbooks You Need In Your Life

It's 2020 and we have survived a pandemic. Cooking is what everyone's life revolves around at the moment to keep yourself at peace and to maintain a little sanity in your life. We all follow food bloggers on social media who are helping us during this time to even make our own basic food. Like our Prime Minister Narendra Modi pointed out, we have to become more Aatmanirbhar than we ever were. Here is a list of cookbooks that were published in 2019 in the U.S & have been declared winners of the James Beard Media Awards. These books have some of the best recipes in the world that you absolutely need in your life right now!

1. Living Bread: Tradition and Innovation in Artisan Bread Making by Daniel Leader and Lauren Chattman

The major new cookbook by the pioneer from Bread Alone revolutionized American artisan bread baking, with 60 recipes inspired by bakers around the world. Living Bread is a love letter, and a cutting-edge guide, to the practice of making "good bread." If you want to master the art of bread making with all that practice you got in this quarantine, you need this book in your life. Buy here.

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2. The Nomad Cocktail Book By Leo Robitschek

An illustrated collection of nearly 300 cocktail recipes from the award-winning nomad bar, with locations in New York, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. Leo Robitschek celebrates classically focused cocktails while delving into new arenas such as festive, large-format drinks and a selection of Reserve cocktails crafted with rare spirits. Buy here.

3. Gluten-Free Baking At Home by Jeffery Larson

A comprehensive, visual collection of more than 80 master recipes (with variations) for gluten- and allergen-free breads, muffins, scones, cakes, cookies, pies, tarts, and more. It is developed and refined by a baking instructor/pastry chef to achieve stellar results every time. This is for all the health freaks who love baking and want to excel at it. Buy here.

4. Whole Food Cooking Everyday by Amy Chaplin

The book is about how you can transform the way you eat and has over 250 vegetarian recipes free of dairy, gluten-free, and refined sugar. At such day and age, we only know how much this cookbook can be of help. It is named one of the Best Cookbooks of the Year / Best Cookbooks to Give as Gifts in 2019 by the New York Times, Washington Post, Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart Living, Epicurious, and more. Buy here.

5. The Whole Fish Cookbook: New Ways to Cook, Eat and Think by Josh Niland

In The Whole Fish Cookbook, Sydney's groundbreaking seafood chef Josh Niland reveals a completely new way to think about all aspects of fish cookery. From sourcing and butchering to dry ageing and curing, it challenges everything we thought we knew about the subject and invites readers to see fish for what it really is – an amazing, complex source of protein that can, and should, be treated with exactly the same nose-to-tail reverence as meat. This book won the best James Beard Media Award for the best book. Buy here.

We all think we know everything that there is to know about cooking but we learn something new every day. If you're a food enthusiast and a lover, these books will change the way you look at things.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A recent film making graduate. Sakshi is a lover of films, tv shows, and self-care aesthetic. When she is not napping and petting dogs, she is making memes and oversharing on social media. She keeps up with the latest trends and knows what's "in" fashion. If you have any pop culture query and you want to know what is a Kardashian, come to her.

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