1. Feast, by Lindsay Anderson and Dana VanVeller, $35.
When Lindsay Anderson and Dana VanVeller set out to travel across the country and explore Canadian cuisine, they weren’t exactly sure where the road would take them. Five months and 37,000 kilometres later, they had gathered countless stories, delicious recipes and gorgeous photography from all corners of the country, the best of which are beautifully displayed in this new book. Available now.
2. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat, $37.
This book breaks cooking down to its four essential elements and how they affect flavour, teaching indispensable fundamentals, and using fun, beautiful illustration to bring the lessons to life. Available now.
3. The First Mess by Laura Wright, $35.
This debut by Canadian healthy food blogger Laura Wright brings us 135 beautiful plant-based recipes for spring. From multi-grain pancakes to almond milk, balsamic mushroom salad to a spaghetti-squash noodle bowl, there’s inspiration (and beautiful photos) on every page. Available now.
4. Pantry and Palate: Remembering and Discovering Acadian Food by Simon Thibault, $35.
Thibault’s book dives into recipes, memories and food traditions of rural Acadian communties in Nova Scotia. From brown bread to tourtière, rappie pie to seafood chowder and molasses cake, there are a host of dishes you’ll want to try at home. On sale May 30.
5. Tartine All Day: Modern Recipes for the Home Cook by Elizabeth Prueitt, $54.
With over 150 recipes to take you from breakfast to dinner (and dessert), this book from the co-founder of San Francisco’s famed Tartine Bakery is packed with inspiration, gorgeous photography and (bonus!) an assortment of Prueitt’s gluten-free stand-bys. A great book for any home cook to add to their library. Available now.
6. Vegan: The Cookbook by Jean-Christian Jury, $56.
A new bible for plant-based eating, this hefty tome contains 450 recipes — all vegan, all inspired by different global flavours, from France, Italy, India, Papua New Guinea, and beyond. On sale May 1.
7. Nopalito by Gonzalo Guzman and Stacy Adimando, $40.
A gorgeous tour through classic regional Mexican cuisines, with an extensive selection of traditional dishes hailing from Mexico City to the Yucatán and beyond. On sale April 11.
8. Fortnum and Mason: The Cookbook by Tom Parker Bowles, $40.
The first-ever cookbook from the renowned British grocer-to-royalty. Packed with recipes, beautiful illustrations and tidbits of fascinating history (plus an extensive lesson on tea), it’s the perfect book for any Anglophile. On sale May 2.
9. Dinner: Changing the Game by Melissa Clark, $47.
Battling weeknight dinner ennui? No more. This book takes on the evening meal with a rush of simple recipes that are innovative enough to inspire, and easy enough to keep you relaxed after a full day. Available now.
10. All About Eggs by Rachel Khong and the editors of Lucky Peach, $35.
A volume devoted to the egg! Filled with tips, tricks, recipes and more, this book will make you an total eggs-pert in the kitchen. On sale now.