Sunday, December 13, 2015

The Guardian's 25 best food books of 2015

xmas books

by Observer Food Monthly staff
Hog by Richard Turner
If you don’t fancy curing bacon at home, console yourself with the recipes for Korean pulled pork or Francesinha (sausage-enhanced, Portuguese take on a croque monsieur).
Mitchell Beazley, £25. 

A Wong: the Cookbook by Andrew Wong
At his Pimlico restaurant, Wong is keen to prove that Chinese food can be just as considered as other, more revered cuisines.
Mitchell Beazley, £25. 

Written with her daughter Fanny Singer, a beguiling look at modern staples, including making ricotta, marinating anchovies and homemade tahini.
Pam Krauss Books, $25.

Mamushka by Olia Hercules
A celebration of the wisdom and ingenuity of the mamushkas in Hercules’s family, not to mention a brilliant way in to an under-appreciated food culture.
Mitchell Beazley, £25. 

Lucky Peach: 101 Easy Asian Recipes by Peter Meehan
Who other than the irreverent Lucky Peach magazine would rediscover the egg foo yong and sliced white St Paul sandwich, influenced by Chinese railroad workers?
Clarkson Potter, £25

The Kitchen Diaries III by Nigel Slater
With the diary entries and the quick, seasonal recipes, Slater makes good on his “plea for both good food and a love of cooking to be just part and parcel of our everyday lives”.
Fourth Estate, £30.

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