Presents for Keen Cooks to Use in the Kitchen

When people visit Five Books, it’s often to read about academic subjects like history, philosophy or science. But we also have an absolutely fantastic collection of cookbook recommendations, from Nigel Slater, Yotam Ottolenghi, Ruth Rogers, Ruth Reichl and even Mary Berry, to name just a few. We really have had some of the best-known food writers in the English-speaking world recommend books for us. BUT what to give to the enthusiastic cook in your life who insists on something other than a book? Our suggestions are below:

Family Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season: History

It’s the holiday season, that time of year when you spend endless hours sitting around with your family. What to do when you’re not either preparing or eating a meal?