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For centuries, cookbooks were almost entirely about the food prepared for the upper classes; it wasn't until the 19th century, when Eliza Acton wrote "Modern Cookery for Private Families", that recipes were designed, structured and written for ordinary folks. Fast forward over a century, and recipe books are available for every possible budget, style and skill level. From books about teaching kids to cook, to Yotam Ottolenghi's restaurant-focused NOPI, there's something for everyone. Learn to bake, master the BBQ, learn charcuterie, or simply drool over beautiful photographs of dishes from the world's best chefs - every bookshelf needs a few cookbooks. They also make great gift ideas for the foodie in your life.
  1. The Curry Guy Bible

    by Dan Toombs

    The Curry Guy Bible brings together 200 of Dan Toombs' classic dishes, developed over more than two decades of eating his way around Indian restaurants, takeaways and food stalls. Fans of The Curry Guy love his recipes - because they *really* work, tasting just like your curryhouse favourites.
    $49.00 Each
  2. Sunday Cantina

    by Fi Greigs

    Food is Fi Greigs love language. After more than 15 years being a chef and running popular cafes she has decided to share her secrets with the world in her first cook book, Sunday Cantina. Made up of over 60 recipes catering to a range of different dietary requirements, Fi has a unique and signature cooking style that will keep you coming back for more. Big on texture, flavour and freshness not only will this book provide you with recipes, it will provide you the roadmap for you to create hero dishes, every time.
    $49.00 Each
  3. Fairytale Cooking

    by Alexander Hoss-Knakal

    Sixty recipes inspired by your favourite fairytales, including Little Red Riding Hood, Aladdin, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and The Snow Queen.
    $45.00 Each
  4. Lazy Baking

    by Jessica Elliott Dennison

    From the bestselling author of Tin Can Magic, Lazy Baking is a fuss-free time-saving baking cookbook for any time of the day.
    $36.95 Each
  5. Under Coconut Skies

    By Yasmin Newman

    Colourful and vibrant, Filipino food is the culmination of naturally salty, sour and sweet ingredients from the land, along with the heart-warming Filipino spirit of generosity and community, where food is always shared and imbued with meaning.
    $65.00 Each
  6. Italian Street Food

    by Paola Bacchia

    Italian Street Food takes you behind the piazzas, down the back streets and into the tiny bars and cafes to bring you traditional, local recipes that are rarely seen outside of Italy. Delve inside to discover the secret dishes from Italy’s hidden laneways and learn about the little-known recipes of this world cuisine.
    $59.00 Each
  7. Celebrate

    by Bettina Campolucci Bordi

    The perfect cookbook for every celebration and occasion – no matter if you're vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian or will eat anything!
    $45.00 Each
  8. Let's Eat

    by Nadia Lim

    Let’s eat! contains over 100 of my favourite recipes that I cook over and over again for friends and family, including everyday healthy meals and baking, and more indulgent ‘special occasion’ dishes.
    $49.95 Each
  9. One Tin Bakes

    by Edd Kimber

    Whether you want cookies or cakes, pastries or desserts, something fruity, chocolatey, spiced or nutty, baking just got a whole lot easier. From Praline Meringue Cake to Matcha Roll Cake, Peanut Butter Brookies to Tahini Babka Buns, all you need is just one standard 9 x 13in baking tin.
    $37.00 Each
  10. Good Food Every Day

    by Gary Mehigan

    The essential collection of Gary’s favourite home recipes, for down-to-earth and delicious cooking that’s achievable any day of the week.
    $49.00 Each
  11. Mahi Pēkena Māreikura

    Baking by the Good Bitches of Aotearoa

    Mahi Pēkena Māreikura is the ultimate collection of Kiwi favourites, guaranteed to deliver something sweet for everyone.
    $50.00 Each
  12. Summer At Home

    by Annabel & Rose Langbein

    With over 70 brand-new on-trend recipes, Summer at Home has everything you need for a delicious Kiwi summer full of wonderful flavours and good memories.
    $25.00 Each
  13. My Indian Kitchen

    by Ashia Ismail-Singer

    My Indian Kitchen features well-known traditional Indian dishes alongside a range of exciting, new Indian tastes and textures, all of which are easily made by the New Zealand home cook.
    $49.00 Each
  14. Saffron Swirls & Cardamom Dust

    by Ashia Ismail-Singer

    Author of My Indian Kitchen, Ashia Ismail-Singer is back with a collection of spice-infused desserts and baking, delivering homemade delights for all to share. With her characteristic creative flair and drawing inspiration from culinary traditions across the world, Ashia’s recipes are impossible to resist and guaranteed to impress.
    $49.99 Each
  15. Home

    by Stephanie Alexander

    Home is a collection of more than 200 original recipes by Stephanie Alexander. Each recipe is a finely crafted tribute to her passions and preferences for produce and flavour, and each reflects her consummate skill in communicating the fundamentals of technique.
    $65.00 Each
  16. The anticipation of Christmas and the excitement of Advent bring out the cook in everyone, whether you're making nibbles to serve with drinks for friends, planning your holiday season menu or baking heartfelt gifts for loved ones.
    $28.00 Each
  17. How To Eat Your Christmas Tree

    by Julia Georgallis

    How to Eat Your Christmas Tree is a cookbook which explores the unsung edible heroes of our forests – the humble Christmas trees and their evergreen friends.
    $19.00 Each
  18. From the best-selling author of Eat, The Kitchen Diaries and Toast comes a new book featuring everything you need for the Christmas.
    $49.95 Each
  19. Riverstone Kitchen Modern-Day Classics is a collection of over 90 of the restaurant’s most popular and most requested recipes brought together for the first time in one volume.
    $45.00 Each
  20. In Good Company

    by Sophie Hansen

    Country hospitality, deliciously do-able recipes and simple ideas for bringing people together.
    $44.00 Each
  21. Take your cooking to the next level without fuss with these fabulous delicious recipes which are easy to prepare and that your family and friends will love.
    $44.00 Each
  22. Simply Food

    by Eleanor Ozich

    80 Delicious Wholefood Recipes for Everyday Living. Stylish modern food made with just 15 minutes of hands-on time.
    $44.00 Each
  23. Over 100 vegetarian recipes, flavour-packed + gluten-free.
    $59.00 Each
  24. The Cheese Board Deck

    by Meg Quinn ***DUE TO ARRIVE MID OCTOBER***

    Elevate your next gathering with this beautiful, helpful card deck that offers 50 creative ideas for styling and presenting food platters for any occasion–no cooking skills required!
    $34.00 Each

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  25. Slow Victories

    by Katrina Meynink

    Slow Victories removes the angst from the dinner rut with creative ways to use slow cookers for surprising results.
    $39.00 Each
  26. Home Cookery Year

    by Claire Thomson

    The Home Cookery Year is the new essential kitchen bible, year-round and every day. Claire Thomson writes foolproof, imaginative recipes to please the whole family – as a professional chef and mum of three, she understands what it’s like to whip up tasty, crowd-pleasing dishes in minimal time at the end of a busy working day.
    $49.00 Each
  27. Barbecue This!

    by Luke Hines

    Barbecue This! is a fun, modern and totally irresistible cookbook for anyone who wants inspiration and ideas for simple meals to whip up on their barbie. Luke Hines shares his absolute favourite barbecue recipes, with more than 80 quick, vibrant and flavour-packed dishes for weeknights, entertaining or any time.
    $39.00 Each
  28. A Year Of Simple Family Food

    by Julia Busuttil Nishimura

    Family food is generous, unfussy and demonstrates love and care. No matter what busyness the day brings, the act of setting the table and enjoying a simple meal together is comforting and ever-reassuring.
    $39.00 Each
  29. A breathtaking account of Maori food - its traditions, ingredients and tikanga - from our brightest culinary star. Monique Fiso is a modern-day food warrior, taking Maori cuisine to the world.
    $64.00 Each
  30. Community

    by Hetty McKinnon

    Community is all about sharing good food.
    $36.00 Each
  31. Supergood

    by Chelsea Winter

    Epic plant-based food for everyone, with gluten-free options for just about everything. There’s everything to love about this much-anticipated new book from New Zealand’s favourite bestselling home cook, Chelsea Winter.
    $49.00 Each
  32. Shared Kitchen - Real Food From Scratch

    by Julie & Ilaria Biuso

    Julie Biuso shares the kitchen bench with her daughter Ilaria, and together they have created a unique collection of enticing recipes, while also giving the classics a shake up.
    $39.00 Each
  33. COOK EAT REPEAT is a delicious and delightful combination of recipes intertwined with narrative essays about food, all written in Nigella’s engaging and insightful prose. Whether talking about the evolution and meaning of the recipe in 'What is a Recipe?' – 'a recipe, much like a novel, is a living collaboration between writer and reader. And in both cases, it is the reader who keeps it alive' – or exploring the heinous notion of the guilty pleasure in 'Death to the Guilty Pleasure', Nigella is by turns characteristically informative, intelligent, thought-provoking and amusing.
    $54.00 Each
  34. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

    By Samin Nosrat

    Featuring 150 illustrations and infographics that reveal an atlas to the world of flavor by renowned illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat will be your compass in the kitchen. Destined to be a classic, it just might be the last cookbook you’ll ever need.
    $54.00 Each
  35. This is Ottolenghi, unplugged. The Ottolenghi Test Kitchen team takes you on a journey through your kitchen cupboards, creating inspired recipes using humble ingredients.
    $55.00 Each
  36. Ottolenghi FLAVOUR

    by Yotam Ottolenghi

    The third installment in Yotam’s bestselling and multi-award-winning PLENTY series (over 2 million copies sold). FLAVOUR celebrates the limitless potential of vegetables and reveals how to transform them into magical dishes.
    $59.00 Each
  37. Sweet by Ottolenghi

    Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh

    "Sweet" is a collection of award winning recipes for sweets, baked goods and confections from renowned chef Ottolenghi.
    $59.95 Each
  38. Plenty More

    by Yotam Ottolenghi

    The hotly anticipated follow-up to Yotam Ottolenghi's 2010's bestselling, award-winning Plenty.
    $65.00 Each
  39. Plenty

    by Yotam Ottolenghi

    A New York Times bestseller, this is a vegetarian recipe book for everyone.
    $65.00 Each
  40. Ottolenghi SIMPLE

    by Yotam Ottolenghi

    Bursting with colourful photography, Ottolenghi SIMPLE showcases Yotam’s standout dishes that will suit whatever type of cooking you find easy – whether that’s getting wonderful food on the table in under 30 minutes, using just one pot to make a delicious meal, or a flavoursome dish that can be prepared ahead and then served when you’re ready.
    $59.95 Each
  41. Jerusalem

    by Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi

    Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi explore the vibrant food culture of their home city, Jerusalem.
    $65.00 Each
  42. Ottolenghi

    Best Selling Classic

    Ottolenghi’s ground-breaking classic cookbook
    $59.95 Each
  43. The Curry Guy Veggie

    by Dan Toombs

    Vegetarian food is popular all over India, and people are growing to love the fresh, spicy and sweet flavours of authentic Indian cooking. Dan Toombs, The Curry Guy, has been on a quest to learn and develop the most celebrated meat-free Indian recipes, and in The Curry Guy Veggie he presents over 100 recipes that focus on taste and simplicity.
    $32.00 Each

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  44. The Curry Guy Thai

    by Dan Toombs

    The Curry Guy aka Dan Toombs is back, and this time he is taking on Thai takeout and restaurant favourites. Dan has spent over two decades working with chefs and eateries to research and create recipes that taste just like the takeaway. Thai cuisine is known for its light dishes that are packed with diverse flavors and textures, and which make the most of a fine balance of sour, sweet and salt.
    $27.00 Each
  45. The Curry Guy Easy

    by Dan Toombs

    Dan Toombs, The Curry Guy, has perfected the art of British Indian Restaurant (BIR) cooking. In his highly anticipated new book, The Curry Guy Easy, Dan shares the secrets of fuss-free curries, ones that can be made in half the time but still taste as good as the takeaway.
    $27.00 Each
  46. Dish: Fast Cookbook

    by Sarah Tuck

    Simple, elegant design paired with delicious but fast recipes, Dish: Fast will become an instant kitchen must-have.
    $45.00 Each
  47. Take One Fish

    by Josh Niland

    Forget everything you thought you knew about fish cookery with Take One Fish. There are no rules when it comes to cooking fish according to James Beard award winning chef Josh Niland, only an endless world of possibilities.
    $59.00 Each
  48. The Whole Fish Cookbook

    By Josh Niland

    We all want to eat more fish, but who wants to bother spending the time, effort and money cooking that same old salmon fillet on repeat when you could be trying something new and utterly delicious?
    $58.00 Each

    Out of stock

  49. Fire Smoke Green

    by Martin Nordin

    In Martin Nordin's second book, he brings us a host of mouthwatering, modern vegetarian recipes, using the most elemental and ancient method of cooking: fire.
    $32.00 Each
  50. An entirely new-look Neil Perry that surpasses anything previously published and is everything you need to know to cook like Neil at home.
    $69.00 Each
  51. Weber Ultimate Barbecue

    by Jamie Purviance

    Weber's Ultimate gives you all the techniques and skills you'll ever need to raise your barbecue game to genius level. Everything you need to know for barbecue greatness.
    $44.00 Each
  52. Ripe Recipes

    by Angela Redfern

    From Auckland's Ripe delicatessen comes a recipe book that aims to make the most of seasonal produce.
    $60.00 Each
  53. Ripe Recipes: A Fresh Batch

    by Angela Redfern

    Angela and the team of talented chefs and contributors at Ripe have put together an even greater selection of recipes.
    $60.00 Each
  54. Ripe Recipes - A Third Helping

    by Angela Redfern

    Back by popular demand, the ripe deli team has put together a third helping of delicious recipes, following the success of their first two cookbooks.
    $60.00 Each
  55. Homecooked

    by Lucy Corry

    Everyday recipes for every New Zealand season and every occasion, this is real food for how we really live - our ingredients, our seasons and our way of life.
    $55.00 Each
  56. Eat Better Forever

    by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

    In Eat Better Forever, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall gives you all the tools to improve your eating habits, and therefore your life - permanently. And to help it all happen, he's added his 100 healthiest recipes yet.
    $47.00 Each
  57. One Pan Perfect

    by Donna Hay

    Donna Hay returns with her new, gorgeously luxe hardcover cookbook One Pan Perfect to make life simple, easy and delicious for her millions of fans.
    $55.00 Each
  58. Australia's bestselling cookbook author and most trusted home cook, Donna Hay, returns with a beautiful new cookbook that you'll want to use every night of the week.
    $45.00 Each
  59. From Australia's bestselling and most trusted cook comes a stunning new book featuring super-fresh, super-fast recipes to help you feel nourished and energised ... and ready to savour life.
    $49.00 Each
  60. Donna Hay, Australia's bestselling, favourite and most trusted cook, brings you one of her most beautiful books yet: Modern Baking, with over 250 mouthwatering recipes for cakes,biscuits and all kinds of divinely delicious sweet treats.
    $54.00 Each
  61. Bella - My Life in Food

    by Annabel Langbein

    For the first time, Annabel Langbein, New Zealand's most popular cookbook author, writes about her remarkable life and how food has shaped it, highlighting some of the recipes that have resonated most strongly with her over the years.
    $49.00 Each

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  62. Essential Annabel Langbein

    by Annabel Langbein

    The Essential: Annabel Langbein is Annabel's 25th cookbook.
    $59.00 Each

    Out of stock

  63. In this superb new book, bestselling New Zealand cookbook author Annabel Langbein shares her best-ever versions of just about every sweet recipe you could dream of.
    $59.00 Each
  64. Starting in San Francisco and Baja California, and working his way down to the southernmost tip of Mexico, Rick Stein cooks, eats and experiences Mexican food at its very best and most diverse.
    $59.95 Each
  65. Rick Stein At Home

    by Rick Stein

    From bestselling cook and food writer Rick Stein, a stunning collection of all-time favourite recipes and essays that celebrate the rhythms and rituals of home cooking
    $59.95 Each
  66. Rick Stein's India

    by Rick Stein

    Rick Stein hunts the secret to a perfect curry, and shares the knowledge and recipes gained during his odyssey. This book has become a classic guide to Indian food because of the variety of recipes Stein discovers and shares, as well as his dedication to mixing tradition with modern techniques.
    $64.00 Each

    Out of stock

  67. Welcome family and friends back around the table with Jamie's 2021 cookbook.
    $60.00 Each
  68. Jamie Oliver is back! His new book focuses on big flavours and simple cooking, and using fewer ingredients to create better quality dishes. With chapters on everything from pork, beef and lamb dishes to pasta, salad and noodles, there is a recipe in here for everyone to enjoy.
    $59.95 Each
  69. Jamie Oliver is back with brilliantly easy, healthy, flavour-packed, accessible and affordable veg recipes.
    $59.00 Each
  70. Jamie Cooks Italy

    From the Heart of the Italian Kitchen

    Jamie Cooks Italy is a celebration of the joy of Italian food. Jamie wants to share his love of all things Italian with accessible, best-ever recipes for Classic Carbonara, Salina Chicken, Stuffed Focaccia, Baked Risotto Pie, Pot-Roasted Cauliflower and Limoncello Tiramisu. This is about bringing the pleasure and passion of the world's favourite cuisine to your kitchen at home.
    $59.95 Each
  71. Nothing Fancy

    by Alison Roman

    What is it about the word 'entertaining' that sends people into a state of panic? In Nothing Fancy, New York Times food columnist Alison Roman shows you instead how to ‘have people over’, with her signature laid-back, approachable style and visually stunning recipes.
    $49.00 Each

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  72. Every Night Of The Week

    by Lucy Tweed

    A wildly entertaining and practical cookbook filled with shortcuts and permission to do it your own way, by Donna Hay's right-hand woman.
    $40.00 Each
  73. A Cook's Book

    by Nigel Slater

    A Cook’s Book is the story of Nigel Slater’s life in the kitchen. From the first jam tart Nigel made with his mum standing on a chair trying to reach the Aga, through to what he is cooking now, this is the ultimate Nigel Slater collection brimming with over 200 recipes.
    $59.95 Each
  74. Greenfeast - Autumn, Winter

    By Nigel Slater

    The second in a pair of fast, season-led vegetable books from beloved author and cook Nigel Slater.
    $49.00 Each
  75. Greenfeast - Spring, Summer

    by Nigel Slater

    The first in a pair of fast, season-led vegetable books from beloved author and cook Nigel Slater. ‘Much of my weekday eating contains neither meat nor fish … It is simply the way my eating has grown to be over the last few years.'
    $49.00 Each
  76. An essential addition to every cook’s bookshelf, The Modern Cook’s Year will show you how to make the most of seasonal produce, using simple, hugely inventive flavours and ingredients.
    $49.95 Each
  77. A Modern Way To Eat

    by Anna Jones

    How we want to eat is changing. More and more people want to cook without meat a couple of nights a week, or are looking for interesting ideas for dishes for their vegetarian friends (whilst pushing their own vegetarian repertoire beyond a red onion and goat's cheese tart or a mushroom risotto).
    $36.00 Each
  78. A Modern Way To Cook

    by Anna Jones

    Many more of us are interested in eating healthier food on a regular basis but sometimes, when we're home late, tired after work, and don't have time to buy lots of ingredients, it can just seem too complicated.
    $36.00 Each
  79. One: Pot, Pan, Planet

    by Anna Jones

    A Greener Way to Cook for You, Your Family and the Planet. In this exciting new collection of over 200 simple recipes, Anna Jones limits the pans and simplifies the ingredients for all-in-one dinners that keep things fast and easy. These super varied every night recipes celebrate vegetables and deliver knock-out flavour but without taking time and energy.
    $45.00 Each
  80. With over 30 recipes for jams, chutneys, ferments and pickles, and 70 dishes in which to use them, The Modern Preserver's Kitchen is the ideal cookbook for those who want to make the most of each season's offerings.
    $49.95 Each
  81. Easy Vegan Bible

    by Katy Beskow

    Simple, straightforward and delicious – Easy Vegan Bible is the ultimate guide for plant-based mealtimes, bringing you 200 new recipes from bestselling author Katy Beskow.
    $49.00 Each
  82. Vegan JapanEasy

    by Tim Anderson

    With ingredients like tangy miso, savoury shiitake mushrooms and zingy ponzu, to name a few, who needs meat? So if you’re new to veganism, new to Japanese cooking, new to both, or you just want to expand your meat-free repertoire, this is the book for you!
    $44.00 Each
  83. Bosh! How to Live Vegan

    by Henry Firth & Ian Theasby

    BOSH!, the pioneers of simple, easy and delicious plant-based cooking, are here to make a sustainable and ethical lifestyle accessible to everyone.
    $22.00 Each
  84. Five Ingredient Vegan

    by Katy Beskow

    Five Ingredient Vegan showcases simple yet exciting recipes using five ingredients or fewer.
    $44.00 Each
  85. Speedy BOSH!

    by Henry Firth and Ian Theasby

    BOSH! are back with over 100 mouthwatering plant-based dishes you can get on the table in 30 minutes or less.
    $39.00 Each
  86. In Vegan With Bite, Australia’s number one vegan chef, Shannon Martinez, presents more than 80 thoughtful but easy meals (complete with shopping tips and cheffy hacks) that are guaranteed to take the meal beyond the meat-and-dairy-free predictable.
    $39.00 Each
  87. In Praise Of Veg

    by Alice Zaslavsky

    The definitive guide to making vegetables the centre of the plate.
    $69.00 Each
  88. Healthy Kelsi

    by Kelsi Boocock

    Recipe developer, surfer, diver and young entrepreneur Kelsi Boocock shares her fresh approach to a balanced, plant-based lifestyle. Known as HealthyKelsii on social media, in this, her first book, Kelsi has created a rainbow of vibrant salads, smoothie goodness and nourishing dinners, finished off with moreish treats and desserts.
    $39.00 Each
  89. The Grater Good Cookbook

    by Flip Grater ***Due Mid November***

    The Grater Good cookbook highlights food that is truly delicious and about indulgence, yet happens to be good for you and the planet. Over 60 European-inspired, adaptable dishes, ranging from Seitan sausages, cassoulets and breads to super easy spreadable cheeses, pates, crackers, delectable desserts and plant-based baking and cooking.
    $44.95 Each

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  90. The Healthy Slow Cooker

    by Ross Dobson

    The slow cooker gets a healthy makeover with 100 recipes for comforting food without sacrificing flavour.
    $39.00 Each
  91. The Healthy Kiwi Student

    by Emily and Sophie Martin (aka the Tasty Twins)

    Hey, there’s no denying it: student life can be tough. Staying on top of your classwork and passing exams is challenging enough, let alone figuring out how to cook yummy flat meals, managing your finances and keeping yourself fit and mentally healthy.
    $29.00 Each
  92. Two Raw Sisters

    By Rosa and Margo Flanagan

    It's no exaggeration to say that the Two Raw Sisters are visionaries of plant-based food in New Zealand. Rosa and Margo want to show you that plant-based food can be beautiful, creative, economical, healthy and above all, delicious.
    $39.00 Each
  93. Two Raw Sisters : All Eaters Welcome

    by Rosa and Margo Flanagan

    Following on from the phenomenal success of their first cookbook, the talented siblings Rosa and Margo Flanagan are back with a brand-new collection of accessible, delectable, inspiring plant-based recipes.
    $39.00 Each
  94. Salad - Two Raw Sisters

    by Margo and Rosa Flanagan

    Margo and Rosa firmly believe that a Two Raw Sisters salad is the perfect starting point to any meal. All eaters are welcome in this cookbook, with these recipes suitable for anyone and everyone, whether you're gluten free, dairy free, plant-based, flexitarian, FODMAP or an absolute meat lover.
    $45.00 Each
  95. Raw & Free

    by Sophie Steevens

    Sophie Steevens shares her favourite plant-based recipes and describes how she reversed a serious autoimmune disease by eating a completely plant-based diet. Four years on, she has fully recovered, her family have also embraced this lifestyle and they are all thriving.
    $44.00 Each
  96. Bitter Honey

    by Letitia Clark

    In Bitter Honey, seasoned chef Letitia Clark invites us into her home on one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean Sea – Sardinia.
    $44.00 Each
  97. Dumplings and Noodles

    by Pippa Middlehurst

    Dumplings and Noodles takes the traditional techniques for homemade dough and hand rolling and makes them relevant to modern home cooks, with step-by-step instructions, the science behind it all and options for quick and easy substitutes.
    $37.00 Each
  98. Bowls & Broths

    by Pippa Middlehurst

    Pippa Middlehurst (aka @Pippy Eats) tells the story of building a bowl from the bottom up – with seasoning and sauce, crunchy bits and fresh herbs, aromatics and toppings – and offers accessible recipes that use these building blocks to maximise the power of ingredients, texture and flavour.
    $39.00 Each
  99. Homegrown Happiness

    by Elien Lewis

    Whether you have a small urban section or a rambling, shady backyard, Homegrown Happiness will help you create the perfect garden to suit your needs. An advocate of the low-maintenance no-dig gardening method, Elien Lewis leads you through a year in your vegetable garden.
    $39.00 Each
  100. Futuresteading

    by Jade Miles

    A stunningly illustrated practical guide to growing, preserving and sharing the food that grounds us. Futuresteading is a practical and inspirational guide to living in a way that values tomorrow: a slower, simpler, steadier existence that is healthier for you, your home and the environment.
    $45.00 Each
  101. The Edible Backyard

    by Kath Irvine

    Gardening expert Kath Irvine’s guide to everything you need to know to grow organic vegetables, fruit and herbs in your own garden, all through the year.
    $50.00 Each

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  102. Red Sands

    by Caroline Eden

    Red Sands, the follow-up to Caroline Eden’s multi-award-winning Black Sea, is a reimagining of traditional travel writing using food as the jumping-off point to explore Central Asia. In a quest to better understand this vast heartland of Asia, Caroline navigates a course from the shores of the Caspian Sea to the sun-ripened orchards of the Fergana Valley.
    $54.00 Each
  103. How Wild Things Are

    by Analiese Gregory

    How Wild Things Are celebrates nature and the slow-food life on the rugged and sometimes wild island of Tasmania. When chef Analiese Gregory relocated after years of cooking in some of the world’s best restaurants, she found a new rhythm to the days she spent cooking, fishing, foraging, hunting and discovering – a girl’s own adventure at the bottom of the world.
    $49.00 Each
  104. The Forager's Treasury

    by Johanna Knox

    A New Zealand guide to the art of foraging - a comprehensive guide to finding sustainable, free and fascinating plants.
    $44.00 Each
  105. Sample the country's most tantalizing tacos paired with equally inventive tequila-inspired cocktails-from seasoned food writer and libation enthusiast Katherine Cobbs.
    $37.00 Each
  106. Michelin-starred chef Josh Emett brings together 300 of the most important classic recipes by 150 of the world's most acclaimed chefs. Taken together, this is a compendium of the crème de la crème of blue ribbon cooking from the world's top restaurants in an elegantly designed volume that will stand up to use in the kitchen but be classically beautiful to behold - sure to delight any food lover or serious home cook.
    $49.00 Each
  107. In Korean BBQ & Japanese Grills, Jonas Cramby explores the best of Korean and Japanese barbecue – the techniques, philosophy and historical roots. He shares his favourite recipes, which include, among others, yakitori, yakiniku and izakaya-style classics.
    $35.00 Each
  108. Med A Cookbook

    by Claudia Roden

    Claudia Roden is credited with revolutionising Western attitudes to Middle Eastern and Mediterranean food. Over thirty years on from her first Mediterranean cookbook, Claudia shares the sun-soaked simplicity of the Mediterranean with new recipes for effortless, everyday cooking.
    $65.00 Each
  109. Falastin - A Cookbook

    by Sami Tamimi & Tara Wigley

    A ground-breaking Middle Eastern cookbook from the co-author of Ottolenghi: The Cookbook and Jerusalem, and co-founder of the innovative Ottolenghi delis.
    $59.00 Each
  110. Stunning photos showcase recipes passed down from mother to son, alongside descriptions of Moroccan culture and family life. Abdel shares the dishes that have made his cooking classes and restaurant so popular among Moroccan food lovers in New Zealand's capital.
    $36.00 Each
  111. Comida Mexicana

    by Rosa Cienfuegos

    Mexican food might seem easy to imitate. But a taco with soul? Now that’s a different story. Many have wrestled with this ancient cuisine and its punch-in-the-face flavours. Most have failed.
    $54.00 Each
  112. Let's Eat Italy

    by By François-Régis Gaudry ***DUE TO ARRIVE EARLY OCTOBER***

    From the same team that created Let’s Eat France! comes this celebration of Italian food in the form of an oversized, obsessively complete, visual feast of a book. With a mix of gastronomy, food science, history, cultural references, legend, lore, charts, graphs, photos, and illustrations, every one of the 400 pages in Let’s Eat Italy! is an alluring and amusing journey into Italian food.
    $139.00 Each

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  113. Pasta Grannies

    by Vicky Bennison

    Inspired by the hugely popular YouTube channel of the same name, Pasta Grannies is a wonderful collection of time-perfected Italian recipes from the people who have spent a lifetime cooking for love, not a living: Italian grandmothers.
    $44.00 Each
  114. George Calombaris, Australia's favourite celebrity chef, is back with the ultimate book for delicious home cooking and impressive entertaining, full of his very best recipes, stories and a whole lot of love.
    $49.00 Each
  115. Gennaro's Pasta Perfecto!

    By Gennaro Contaldo

    In Italy, pasta is more than just a food – it is a tradition and a way of life with a long history. In most Italian homes, no meal is complete without a plate of pasta, no matter how it is enjoyed – from a quick basic spaghetti with tomato sauce, to elaborate baked dishes or a simple soup!
    $45.00 Each
  116. Beatrix Bakes

    by Natalie Paull

    For Natalie Paull, baking is a gift. It’s also a powerful elixir of pleasure, connection, generosity and joy. In Beatrix Bakes, Natalie indulges in baking’s sweetest moments with more than seventy recipes inspiring bakers of all kinds to mix and match to make recipes their own – whether it’s a Lemon curd cream crepe cake or Pecan maple cinnamon scrolls.
    $49.00 Each
  117. Enjoy the taste sensations of Magnolia Kitchen at home. Bernadette 'Bets' Gee shares her delicious recipes, clever tips and decorating inspiration.
    $39.95 Each
  118. Sourdough bread is healthy, nutritious and delicious, and surprisingly easy to bake yourself. With fifteen recipes to explore, including tear-and-share fougasse, poppy seed rolls, cheesy grissini and a crowd pleasing pizza, this book will fill your home with the mouth watering smell of oven fresh bread as you discover the rewarding experience of sourdough baking.
    $29.00 Each
  119. Magnolia Kitchen Design

    by Bernadette Gee

    The Magnolia Kitchen community requested more amazing images of her stunning creations and more how-to instructions, and Bets has delivered.
    $49.00 Each
  120. The Dessert Game

    by Reynold Poernomo

    Up your baking game with desserts that start simple through to adventure bakes, from MasterChef dessert king and founder of KOI dessert bars with over 700k followers.
    $43.00 Each
  121. Baking With Fortitude

    by Dee Rettali

    Dee Rettali is an artisan baker who, over a lifetime of baking, has honed her recipes to bring out intense flavour using forgotten craftsmanship. Dee's cakes, created for her bakery – Fortitude Bakehouse in London – are a world away from generic cakes loaded with sugar or artificial flavours.
    $42.00 Each
  122. Wild Sweetness

    by Thalia Ho

    From the creator of the award-winning food blog, Butter and Brioche, comes a unique and beautifully designed full-color cookbook that brings wild flavors to desserts as told through the seasons.
    $44.00 Each
  123. Egg & Spoon

    by Alexandra Tylee

    A scrumptious collection for anyone who loves good healthy food— and an occasional indulgence. Here are after-school snacks, breakfast on a stick, cakes, slices and dinners. Egg and Spoon is for children learning to cook independently and families to enjoy cooking together. Much of the food is naturally gluten-free or vegan.
    $39.00 Each
  124. The Coffee Book

    by Anette Moldvaer

    Go on a journey from bean to brew and explore the history of coffee, its production and how to become an expert barista at home.
    $48.00 Each
  125. Digby Law's Pickle & Chutney Cookbook deserves a place beside the Edmonds Cookery Book as a New Zealand classic.
    $29.00 Each
  126. Digby Law's recipes are loved and used in kitchens everywhere.
    $27.00 Each
  127. Mouthwatering recipes for gelati, sorbette and other Italian iced desserts.
    $34.00 Each
  128. Put on your chef's hat and roll up your sleeves. It's time to get cooking! Over 150 delicious recipes to get you and your kids in the kitchen.
    $45.00 Each
  129. A generation of Australian children have grown up with the cakes from the Australian Women's Weekly. From the duck cake with it's beak of potato chips, to the jelly-filled pool cake and cover-worthy train cake, there are decades of treasured memories between the page of the Children's Birthday Cake Book. Celebrate it's 40th anniversary with this special hardcover edition.
    $24.00 Each
  130. Moore Wilson's Recipe Collection Tin

    with over 120 recipes

    Now with even more recipes! The Moore Wilson's Recipe Collection Tin is packed full of foodie inspiration, and now includes the Chef Collection.
    $19.95 Each
  131. Become the champion-pikelet-maker, an expert-afghan-baker or an award-winning-pizza-creator. With the iconic illustrated step-by-step layout of the original Edmonds Junior Cookbook, you'll find it super easy to learn to cook these classic New Zealand recipes. From breakfast through to dessert and all the meals and snacks in between, this collection of over 90 recipes will be the beginning of a life long love of baking and cooking.
    $24.00 Each
  132. Edmonds Cookery Book

    the New Zealand classic

    New Zealand's true classic cookery book, selling over 3 million copies since it was first published in 1908.
    $24.00 Each

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For centuries, cookbooks were almost entirely about the food prepared for the upper classes; it wasn't until the 19th century, when Eliza Acton wrote "Modern Cookery for Private Families", that recipes were designed, structured and written for ordinary folks. Fast forward over a century, and recipe books are available for every possible budget, style and skill level. From books about teaching kids to cook, to Yotam Ottolenghi's restaurant-focused NOPI, there's something for everyone. Learn to bake, master the BBQ, learn charcuterie, or simply drool over beautiful photographs of dishes from the world's best chefs - every bookshelf needs a few cookbooks. They also make great gift ideas for the foodie in your life.