My Cooking Books

Simple & Quick
1. Just Three Ingredients: 200 Fabulous Fuss-Free Recipes Using Just 1, 2 or 3 Ingredients. With 750 Step-by-Step All-Colour Photographs

2. Hamlyn All Colour Quick and Easy: Over 250 Mouth-Watering Recipes

3. Great Food for Busy Lives by Annabel Langbein

4. Appetizers, Starters & Hors d’oeuvres: The Ultimate Collection of Recipes to Start a Meal in Style

5. Bon Appetit Entertaining with Style

6. 500 Greatest-Ever Vegetarian Recipes: A Cook’S Guide To The Sensational World Of Vegetarian Cooking

French Cuisine Books

French Cuisine Books

1. Patisserie: A Step-by-step Guide to Baking French Pastries at Home by Murielle Valette
If I were to choose only one book on the French patisserie, that would be the one. Very precise and tested recipes.

2. Complete Robuchon
No photos, yet the book is a treasure of recipes, techniques and advises. Actually I prefer Robuchon’s book to Larousse Gastronomique as a source of reference.

3. Michel Roux Sauces: Revised and Updated Edition

4. Pastry: Savory & Sweet, Michel Roux

5. The Roux Brothers on Patisserie: Pastries and Desserts from 3 Star Master Chefs

6. Patisserie: Mastering the Fundamentals of French Pastry by Christophe Felder

Richly illustrated and detailed guide on French patisserie.

7. French Brasserie Cookbook: The Heart of French Home Cooking by Daniel Galmiche

8. New Larousse Gastronomique

Undying classics.

9. French Cooking: Classic Recipes and Techniques by by Hubert Delorme (Author), Vincent Boue (Author), Clay McLachlan (Photographer), Paul Bocuse (Foreword)

10. Cooking for Friends

11. By Raymond Blanc Kitchen Secrets [Hardcover]

12. Paul Bocuse: The Complete Recipes

13. Paul Bocuse’s New French Cooking

Italian Cuisine Books
1. Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking

2. The Italian Cooking Encyclopedia

3. Gastronomy of Italy

4. Ursula’s Italian Cakes and Desserts by Ferrigno Ursula

5. The Classic 1000 Italian Recipes

Spanish Cuisine Books
1. Seasonal Spanish Food: 125 Simple Recipes to Bring Home the Flavors of Spain

2. Jos Pizarro’s Spanish Flavours: Stunning Dishes Inspired by the Regional Ingredients of Spain

Desserts & Patisserie
1. World’s Best Cakes: 250 Great Cakes from Raspberry Genoise to Chocolate Kugelhopf

2. The Elements of Dessert

3. Patisserie: A Step-by-step Guide to Baking French Pastries at Home by Murielle Valette
If I were to choose only one book on the French patisserie, that would be the one. Very precise and tested recipes.

4. Pastry: Savory & Sweet, Michel Roux

5. The Roux Brothers on Patisserie: Pastries and Desserts from 3 Star Master Chefs

6. Patisserie: Mastering the Fundamentals of French Pastry by Christophe Felder

7. Ursula’s Italian Cakes and Desserts by Ferrigno Ursula

Classics
1. Who Put the Beef in Wellington?: 50 Culinary Classics, Who Invented Them, When and Why. Foreword by James Martin