WHAT WE’RE READING…
Get inspired with fresh flavours for your table this festive season
by Yotam Ottolenghi (Appetite, $42) When your holiday schedule is jam-packed with activities, you don’t want to be spending hours in the kitchen. In this book, famed chef Yotam Ottolenghi presents
130 recipes that can be made in a single pot in advance, in 30 minutes or less, with 10 or fewer ingredients or using staples you already have.
by Lisa Dawn Bolton (Appetite, $25) At any cocktail party, you’ll likely find a crowd huddled around a charcuterie board. It’s become the foolproof party staple. But there are ways to set your board apart. Bolton shares 50 different ideas that showcase the best of different cuisines, seasons and occasions, plus 52 recipes for flavour-packed additions.
by Matt Basile and Kyla Zanardi (Penguin Canada, $30) Nothing’s more indulgent than sitting around the table for a decadent mid-morning meal — and during the Christmas break, you actually have time to do it. Pour yourself a mimosa and flip through the pages of this book to plan your brunch, with upgrades to breakfast basics (Mascarpone Soft Scramble) and recipes that completely reinvent your morning meal (Coconut