ED’s curated list of cookbooks make for perfect Rakhi gifts
It’s that time of the year again! Are you wondering what to gift your sibling for Raksha Bandhan? How about something that benefits both of you? You could gift them a cookbook and slyly hint at them to pick up some cooking skills! #EDcurates a list of cookbooks from Instagram influencers we’ve grown to love over the years as they fill our feeds with food and hearts with joy.
The Flavor Equation by Nik Sharma
Amazon - Paperback ₹2,227
Author, photographer, and columnist for The Guardian, Serious Eats, and Food52—Nik Sharma’s book The Flavour Equation approaches food with a scientific approach.With 100 recipes in the book, the author tries to decode each ingredient and how it influences the elemental taste of the dish.
The Family Table by Aysha Tanya
Join Paper Planes - Paperback ₹950
Co-founder of the food media company Goya Media, Aysha Tanya turns brings us a collection of 47 heirloom recipes from the archives of the Arinhal Karuvantevalappil family of Kerala through The Family Table. The book was compiled with the support of her mother, Kathija Hashim, cousin, Shabreen Hashir and other members of the family, who cooked and tested each recipe.
My Genius Lunch Box by Uma Raghuraman
Amazon - Kindle Edition ₹188.33 / Paperback ₹223.00
Fondly known as ‘Masterchef Mom’, Uma Raghuraman is a food blogger and popular Instagrammer. Her book ‘My Genius Lunch Box’, has over fifty easy vegetarian recipes that can be packed for lunch boxes. Although intended for children, can anyone deny tasty, on-the-go snacks?
The Parsi Kitchen by Anahita Dhondy
Amazon - Kindle Edition ₹399 / Paperback ₹807
Who doesn’t like a good story? Especially when it comes with a record of culture, memories.. and recipes! Raised in a Parsi household, Anahita Dhondy is out with her book inspired by her upbringing. For her, the food of a place speaks volumes about it’s people. There’s a story for every dish, and there’s a dish for every story.