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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

Last on

Mon 3 Dec 2018 15:30

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


  • Sun 2 Dec 2018 12:32
  • Mon 3 Dec 2018 15:30

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