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Cookbooks of 2018

Sheila Dillon, Chetna Makan, Tom Tivnan and Kate Young discuss the cookbooks of 2018, including books by Diana Henry, Caroline Eden, Bosh!, Yasmin Khan and Snoop Doggy Dogg.

Sheila Dillon is joined by cook and food-writer Chetna Makan, Tom Tivnan from The Bookseller’—the book industry’s bible, and Kate Young who won the Guild of Food Writers Blogger of the Year award in 2017 discuss the cookbooks of 2018. The list includes books by Diana Henry, Caroline Eden, Thom Eagle, Bosh!, Yasmin Khan and Snoop Doggy Dogg. They also discuss the inspiration for writing a book, how the books are produced, and the role social media plays in deciding who gets a book deal and how the books are produced and marketed. Rachel Roddy also gives her favourites of the year.

There are also nominations from Mitch Tonks, Olia Hercules, Russell Norman, Bee Wilson and Paula McIntyre.

Producer: Toby Field

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28 minutes

Featured books:

Chai, Chat & Chutney by Chetna Makan


Little Library Cookbook by Kate Young


Five Seasons of Jam by Lillie O'Brien


Bosh! by Henry Firth and Ian Theasby


Black Sea by Caroline Eden


First Catch by Thom Eagle


The Missing Ingredient 
by Jenny Linford


How to Eat a Peach by Diana Henry


Season by Nick Sharma


Zaitoun by Yasmin Khan


Bread and Butter' by Bread & Butter: History, Culture, Recipes by Richard Snapes and Grant Harrington


Sight Smell Touch Taste Sound: A new way to cook by Sybil Kapoor


Time by Gill Meller


From Crook to Cook by Snoop Doggy Dogg


A Long and Messy Business by Rowley Leigh


Max's Sandwich Book by Max Halley and Ben Benton

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