7 cookbook gift ideas
This is the second cookbook from the famous Brooklyn bakery in New York, Baked. It is filled with comforting classics and deliciously rich concotions like turtle bars, Devil's food cake and Mississippi mud pie. Amazon.ca, $22.53.
Caramel lovers, this is the book for you! Every recipe in this book is made using velvety sweet caramel. Renowned author Trish Deseine teaches how to make caramel from scratch and how to use it in a variety of recipes. Amazon.ca, $15.64.
Good to the Grain
This wholesome cookbook is ideal for anyone who likes to experiment in the kitchen. From spelt, to whole wheat, to buckwheat and teff, this book explains how to use different flours to best showcase their varying textures and flavours. It will allow you to reinvent classic recipes like a chocolate chip cookie and to give it a whole new dimension of flavour. Amazon.ca, $20.65.
The famed pastry store in Paris now has it very own cookbook! This will make anyone who wants to make bakery-worthy French pastries at home rejoice. All the classics are there, with beautiful photos. The book in itself is a real beauty as well; with a soft velvet cover and golden pages, it's the perfect gift. Amazon.ca, $27.55.
Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey
Martha Stewart's Pies & Tarts
This Martha Stewart cookbook is sure to become a staple in any foodie's library. The book takes you through a variety of different pie and tart recipes with instructions on how to make the perfect handmade doughs. From classics like apple tart and banana cream pie to modern twists like milk chocolate pistachio tart or panna cotta tartlets with strawberries, the hardest part is to choose which dessert to make first. Amazon.ca, $17.55.
Take a look at these recipes from the book:
Martha Stewart's crisp coconut and chocolate pie
Martha Stewart's yogurt and blueberry pie
The title of this book says it all. For occasional indulgences and entertaining these recipes are to die for! With delicious recipes and fun facts about names of dishes and ingredients, this book is a real pleasure to flip through. Amazon.ca, $16.26. Miette
The fabulous San-Francisco pastry shop Miette gives the recipes for their most popular desserts. Charming and sweet, these treats will make almost anyone want to take out their spatula and apron! Amazon.ca $18.77.