9 Cookbooks for Anyone Who, Well, Loves Books
Literature lovers, this one's for you!
The Little Library Cookbook
A good writer can bring tantalizing meals to life in the minds of a reader. But The Little Library Cookbook helps you actually make them. Find beloved recipes from 100 of your favorite books, including Alice in Wonderland, Moby Dick and Sherlock Holmes.
“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in possession of this good book must be in want of a drink”—or at least that’s the tagline for this cocktail collection inspired by the work of Jane Austen. You’ll find clever recipes, bartending tips and even Jane Austen drinking games.
The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook
Potterheads, listen up. You can finally get a taste of Harry’s beloved treacle tarts, Mrs. Weasley’s classic meat pies and even Hagrid’s rock cakes. The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook will help you make magic in the kitchen for wizards and muggles alike.
The perfect gift for literature lovers, Tequila Mockingbird pairs delicious drinks with beloved novels. Find creative cocktails like ‘Romeo and Julep,’ ‘Vermouth the Bell Tolls’ and ‘The Picture of Dorian Grey Goose.’ For even more puns, check out the book’s sequel, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margarita.
Hosting book club? You need these crowd-pleasing recipes.
A Feast of Ice and Fire
Regardless of who’s sitting on the Iron Throne, food in the Seven Kingdoms always looks delicious. A Feast of Ice and Fire teaches us how to make the series’ best dishes—like King’s Landing lemon cakes (Sansa’s favorite!), meat pies from The North and Dorne’s stuffed grape leaves. Pass the wine, please!
Need recipes while you binge-watch the series again? We’ve got ’em here.
The Little House Cookbook
An oldie but goodie, The Little House Cookbook has been helping readers for decades recreate their favorite dishes from the little house in the big woods. You, too, can eat like Ma, Laura and the rest of the Ingalls clan—just make sure you have a cast-iron skillet handy.
Scone with the Wind
Promising “cakes and bakes with a literary twist”—Scone with the Wind does not disappoint. The baker in your life will enjoy tons of fun recipes, like ‘Tart of Darkness,’ ‘On the Rocky Road’ and ‘Nineteen-eighty Petit Fours.’
If you’re wondering, here’s how to make bakery-worthy scones.
An Unexpected Cookbook
Hobbits are known for their seven meals, and An Unexpected Cookbook offers recipes for all of them! Get a taste of the Shire with these tasty renditions of meat pies, sweet biscuits, cakes and, of course, taters.
The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook
The perfect book for a child (or a child at heart!), The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook charms us with beautiful photos, darling illustrations and tasty recipes from the land of Avonlea.
For more charming recipes, check out these vintage cakes.
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