6 Books for 6 Different Types of Adventurous Cooks
Most home cooks want to leave their comfort zones at some point and cook up a storm worthy of a reputable restaurant. These six cookbooks are sure to elevate your cooking to the next level.
For the beginner cook who wants to become an adventurous cook
Cooking with Curtis by Curtis Stone
Want to pull off a beef Wellington on your first try? This cookbook is great for anyone who wants to step out of their comfort zone and become an adventurous cook. Recipes are categorized as easy, everyday and adventurous ways of cooking a selection of seasonal ingredients.
For the meat-loving cook
Taming the Feast by Ben Ford
This is your manly man’s recipe book! The step-by-step approach will teach anyone to smoke, roast and cook a whole beast for large crowds as well as adapt the recipes for everyday cooking for smaller groups.
For the traditional cook
Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child
Two words: Julia Child! There is no question that this woman’s tips can turn anyone into an expert cook. Clear and concise instructions are sure to make every meal a French classic!
For the French foodie
My Paris Kitchen by David Lebovitz
A more contemporary take on French cuisine is this compilation of over 100 sweet and savory recipes. You’re sure to become a pro in no time.
For the comfort-food lover
Chuck’s Day Off by Chuck Hughes
Inspired by the Food Network television show, this recipe book will help you take some of the best comfort foods and turn them into tasty works of art.
For the Italian foodie
The Silver Spoon
This Italian cooking bible is one of the most influential cookbooks ever published. You’ll find over 2000 recipes ranging from traditional Italian staples such as pizzas and pasta sauces to more adventurous ideas such as game dishes.