Molly Yeh's Favorite Cookbooks
The Girl Meets Farm star tells us why these 12 cookbooks are must-haves.
Artist Jane Mount created this illustration of Molly’s favorite books, and she could do the same for you! Check out her work at idealbookshelf.com.
Hetty’s ode to the food of my heritage is one of the most inspiring sets of recipes I’ve ever laid eyes on.
All I want in life is to eat bread for every meal, and this book validates that. It makes bread a lifestyle.
Cynthia’s recipes and stories speak strongly to me as a fellow Chinese American (and lover of black sesame!).
These recipes are fresh and colorful and packed full of Adeena’s warm personality.
Sarah is one of the most trustworthy bakers I know, and her sweets are reliable classics.
A Few More Recs!
Molly turns to Maya Meredith’s The Kitchen Review of Books for cookbook suggestions. Here, Maya talks about her latest picks:
This book — full of not just recipes but also essays, poems and eye-popping art — explores the incredible breadth and depth of Black food culture.
Who can resist the powerful sour, spicy, sweet and funky flavors of the food of the Philippines? This book includes traditional and modern recipes.
This book has me ready to use ingredients like miso, turmeric and yogurt in new ways — and break out specialized picks like black vinegar and bonito flakes more often.