Books for cooks
Stuck for a gift? You’re guaranteed to find something for even the most difficult person from our selection below
FOR THE SLOWCOOKER ENTHUSIAST:
Cook Slow by Dean Edwards (Hamlyn) 90 easy ideas for slowcookers – with versions for normal ovens, too.
FOR THE FRIEND WHO MISSES KASI CUISINE: The Lazy Makoti’s Guide to the Kitchen by Mogau Seshoene (Quivertree) Think kumbul’ekhaya classics, easy weekend eats and smart ideas with leftovers from the least lazy woman we know.
FOR THE ENTERTAINER:
Set A Table by Karen Dudley (Jacana) Recipes for entertaining from Woodstock restaurant The Kitchen’s charming chef.
FOR THE GLUTENINTOLERANTGUYORGAL: Gluten-Free Naturally by Caroline Byron (Octopus Books) Loved one missing pasta and cake? Give them 101 gluten-free recipes for gluten-free food that doesn’t feel like deprivation.
FOR THE BRAAI MASTER:
Red Hot by Jan Braai (Bookstorm) Because everything tastes better on a braai – even butternut soup, rice and pudding.
FOR THE PLANT-BASED PAL: Feed Me Vegan: For All Occasions by Lucy Watson (Little Brown Book Group) Because vegetable platters make us sad and vegans deserve chocolate fondants that ooze, goblets of creamy mousse and Sunday lunch roasts, too.