Thanksgiving is all about hanging out with your family and being thankful—but let’s be honest, food plays a huge part, too. So since we’re suckers for anything and everything that’s delicious, let us present to you this week’s list of Top Trending food and wine books.
Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck by Thug Kitchen
As the title encourages, you should eat like you give a hoot—especially during the holidays! Started from Thug Kitchen’s wildly popular website to inspire others to eat more vegetables, this book features well over a hundred unique recipes that will delight and surprise your taste buds. From Roasted Beer and Lime Cauliflower Tacos to Pumpkin Chili and Grilled Peach Salsa, eating healthy has never been this much fun. Oh, and in case you haven’t already noticed— Thug Kitchen is known for its distinctive voice, so expect some laughs along the way.
Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London’s Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi
Yotam Ottolenghi’s cookbook is no laughing matter—it’s the real deal. When you see your guests’ looks of utter delight as they sink their teeth into a dazzling variety of vegetarian dishes, you will know why.
An award-winning chef and considered one of the world’s most beloved culinary talents, Ottolenghi is renowned for his unique cooking method that emphasizes spices and bold favors. With more than 150 recipes—including luscious desserts ranging from cakes to flan—Plenty More is a must-have for both vegetarians and omnivores.
Nigella Kitchen: Recipes from the Heart of the Home by Nigella Lawson
Whether you’re dealing with a vegetarian, meat-eater, or super picky dinner guest, have no fear—Nigella Lawson has all of your culinary bases covered. Informative and engaging, Lawson offers everything from super-fast exotic recipes for the weekday rush, to leisurely slow-cook dishes for weekends and special occasions. Cook up something for a group of hungry teenagers, or rustle up a quick meal for friends—you’ll always be prepared with recipes such as Asian Braised Beef Shank, Clams with Chorizo, and Guinness Gingerbread Cookies. Gorgeously illustrated, this lively narrative is well on its way to becoming a twenty-first century classic for all lovers of food.
Forget the classic term for “forager”—in Eating Wildly, Chin takes you through the process of “urban foraging,” the new frontier of searching for ingredients. Eat better, healthier, and more sustainably, no matter where you live with this touching memoir about foraging for food in New York City.
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