14 cookbooks to give as gifts

Check out our definitive roundup of all the best cookbook titles for every apron-wearing foodie on your list.

14 cookbooks to give as gifts

Photo: Robert Rose

Best cookbooks to give as gifts

The Edgy Veg: 138 Carnivore-Approved Vegan Recipes

By Candice Hutchings, $33,

Candice of Edgy Veg eating a Photo: Robert Rose

Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites

By Deb Perelman, $40,

Smitten Kitchen book cover with savoury potato cake on the coverPhoto: Appetite by Random House


Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes

By Alison Roman, $40,

Cover of Dining In cookbook with plates of food shot overheadPhoto: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

The Simple Bites Kitchen: Nourishing Whole Food Recipes for Every Day

By Aimée Wimbush-Bourque, $32,

Cover of Simple Bites cookbook with roasted blood orangesPhoto: Penguin Canada

Farm to Chef: Cooking Through the Seasons

By Lynn Crawford, $40,

Cover of Lynn Crawford cookbook Farm to ChefPhoto: Penguin Canada


Cook Korean!: A Comic Book with Recipes

By Robin Ha, $26,

Cover of comic book-style cookbook about Korean foodPhoto: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

Sweet: Desserts from London’s Ottolenghi

By Helen Goh and Yotam Ottolenghi, $45,

Cover of Sweet dessert cookbook with cake topped in figsPhoto: Appetite by Random House

Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck

By Matt Holloway, Michelle Davis, and Thug Kitchen, $33,

Cover of Thug Kitchen cookbookPhoto: Paper over Board


Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat

By Chrissy Teigen, $39,

Cover of Chrissy Teigen's cookbook CravingsPhoto: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

Dinner in an Instant: 75 Modern Recipes for Your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot

By Melissa Clark, $29,

Cover of Dinner in an Instant cookbook with saucy ribsPhoto: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

Feed the Resistance Recipes and Ideas for Getting Involved

By Julia Turshen, $21,

Cover of Julia Tursen cookbook Feeding the ResistancePhoto: Chronicle Books


12Ingredients: Quick and Easy Food

By Jamie Oliver, $40,

Cover of Jamie Oliver cookbook with him smiling on the coverPhoto: HarperCollins

Dorie’s Cookies

By Dorie Greenspan, $50,

Cookbook with a giant chocolate chip cookie on the coverPhoto: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

This article was originally published on Nov 10, 2017

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Amy is a freelance writer and editor based in Toronto, Ontario. Her work can also be found in publications like Chatelaine, Toronto Life and The Globe and Mail