The Dining Staff at The New York Times has selected there favorite cookbooks for 2011. Any of these beautiful cookbooks will inspire you to get into the kitchen and get cooking. They also make great gifts for the chef in the family.
1. ANCIENT GRAINS FOR MODERN MEALS by Maria Speck
2. COOKING IN THE MOMENT by Andrea Reusing
3. COOKING MY WAY BACK HOME by Mitchell Rosenthal
4. THE FOOD OF MOROCCO by Paula Wolfert
5. THE FOOD OF SPAIN by Claudia Roden
6. THE HOMESICK TEXAN COOKBOOK by Lisa Fain
7. MAKE THE BREAD, BUY THE BUTTER by Jennifer Reese
8. MISSION STREET FOOD: RECIPES AND IDEAS FROM AN IMPROBABLE RESTAURANT by Anthony Myint and Karen Leibowitz
9. MODERNIST CUISINE: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF COOKING by Nathan Myhrvold, Chris Young and Maxime Bilet
10. A NEW TURN IN THE SOUTH by Hugh Acheson
11. ODD BITS: HOW TO COOK THE REST OF THE ANIMAL by Jennifer McLagan
12. PLENTY: VIBRANT RECIPES FROM LONDON’S OTTOLENGHI by Yotam Ottolenghi
13. RICE AND CURRY: SRI LANKAN HOME COOKING by S. H. Fernando Jr.
14. RUSTICA: A RETURN TO SPANISH HOME COOKING by Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish
15. SEOULTOWN KITCHEN: KOREAN PUB GRUB TO SHARE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS by Debbie Lee
16. SIMPLY GREAT BREADS by Daniel Leader
17. THE SWEETS OF ARABY by Leila Salloum Elias and Muna Salloum
18. TENDER: A COOK AND HIS VEGETABLE PATCH by Nigel Slater
19. TRULY MEXICAN by Roberto Santibañez with J. J. Goode and Shelley Wiseman
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