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The Global Cookbook Collection


These big and bold culinary bibles celebrate the world's most popular cuisines.


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Price: USD$958.95 USD$670.00


These big and bold culinary bibles celebrate the world's most popular cuisines. Packed with hundreds of authentic home cooking recipes, these books are beautifully packaged and filled with evocative narratives, step-by-step instructions, and inspiration for cooks at any skill level. This 22 book collection starts with the iconic Silver Spoon and continues the cookbook tour through Mexico, Peru, India, Spain, China, the Nordic countries, and Thailand. Also included are beautiful volumes on popular subjects such as tapas, grains, vegetables and other favourites such as contemporary Italian cuisine.

Travel the world with this unparalleled selection of cookbooks from the world's premier publisher Phaidon. With over 7,000 recipes, and richly illustrated with over 2,000 beautiful photographed dishes, this collection is a stunning, creative, and elegant way to delight foodies and home cooks.

Here are just a few things the critics have to say:

"[A] hefty and vital resource... This is a book dedicated to practicality... The majority of the book's recipes are succinct and easy to shop for... Indispensable." —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review * on China: The Cookbook

"A lush, beautifully organized volume, one of the loveliest of the season thanks in no small part of Nilsson's own idiosyncratic authorial voice." —Eater on The Nordic Cookbook

"Extraordinary ... sensational rural Lebanese cooking." —The Times on The Lebanese Kitchen

"Beautiful .. 1,000 family recipes that have been collected from all over the subcontinent." —The Independent on India Cookbook

"The most successful Italian cookbook of all time." —The Financial Times on The Silver Spoon

"If you want to give your taste buds a gustatory tour of Mexico, then Margarita Carrillo is ready to be your guide with Mexico: The Cookbook, her new, encyclopedic take on her country’s cuisine." —NPR Morning Edition on Mexico: The Cookbook<

"A tome of Peruvian food, by its most acclaimed ambassador." —Good Things on Peru: The Cookbook

"Jean-Pierre Gabriel’s beautiful and ambitious Thailand: The Cookbook extracts 500 recipes from the country’s most seasoned home cooks. Your coffee table will thank you." —Bon Appetit on Thailand: The Cookbook

"This is an historic book, for those who like to feed the soul as well as the stomach." —Ferran Adria, Guardian  on Spain: The Cookbook

"Vibrant... Proves just how exciting veggie food can be. Heavenly." —Independent on The Middle Eastern Vegetarian Cookbook

"I've rarely been so excited by meat-free recipes" —Bloomberg.com on Raw

"Luckily, the new cookbook The Kitchen Shelf will help to cure all of your cook’s block woes for good." —Vogue.com on The Kitchen Shelf

"Fresh Italian twists." —Vanity Fair on Eataly: Contemporary Italian Cooking

"Reveals the secrets of creating the best and most authentic Spanish tapas ... easy-to-follow recipes for suitable for every occasion ... cleverly concocted by some of the world's best chefs." —The Sunday Express on The Book of Tapas

"Makes cooking a doddle." —Sunday Times on What to Cook and How to Cook It

"The recipes are terrific, full of feasible ideas you wouldn’t necessarily think of when faced with a trug of English veg." —Daily Telegraph on Vegetables from an Italian Garden

"Over-the-top luscious" —as featured on Oprah.com on Toast

"Everything you ever wanted to know and more about the beloved taco." —TODAY Show on Tacopedia

"An excellent glossary and useful advice on foraging for mushrooms."—Shooting times & Country Magazine on Recipes from the Woods

"Grains are having a culinary moment. But the question is, can grain-based dishes actually be enjoyable?... [Nik Williamson] has produced a spirited response with this cookbook, featuring 90 recipes, sweet and savoury, for all times of day." —The Lady on The Grain Bowl

"A perfect marriage between French style and sensible English cooking."—The Independent on Breakfast, Lunch, Tea

"Cookbook Book is total foodie porn."—Goop on Cookbook Book

This collection includes:

China: the Cookbook: Featuring more than 650 recipes for delicious and authentic Chinese dishes for the home kitchen, this impressive and authoritative book showcases the culinary diversity of the world’s richest and oldest cuisines with recipes from the 33 regions and sub-regions.

The Nordic Cookbook: Leading international chef Magnus Nilsson’s take on home cooking. Features 700 simple and authentic recipes from Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, all of which can be easily recreated at home.

Mexico: The Cookbook: The definitive bible of Mexican home cooking and features more than 650 authentic recipes that can be easily recreated at home.

Peru: The Cookbook: Features 500 traditional home cooking recipes from the country’s most acclaimed and popular chef, Gastón Acurio.

The Silver Spoon: The most influential and successful Italian cookbook of the last 50 years, is now available in a brand new revised edition.

Spain: The Cookbook: The bestselling book on traditional and authentic Spanish home cooking. (Previously published as 1080 Recipes).

India Cookbook: Doing for India what The Silver Spoon did for Italy. India contains 1,000 easy-to-follow, authentic recipes covering the length and breadth of the country.

The Lebanese Kitchen: Brings together more than 500 recipes, ranging from light, tempting mezes to rich and hearty main courses.

Thailand The Cookbook: Containing 500 recipes ranging from simple snacks and drinks to curries, stir-fries, and elaborate desserts, Thailand: The Cookbook shares the familiar - Massaman Curry, Phat Thai - as well as the less familiar - Pandan Pudding, Dragon Fruit Frappe - dishes of this vibrant and diverse country.

Breakfast, Lunch, Tea: Breakfast staples, light lunches and afternoon treats from Rose Bakery in Paris.

Cookbook Book: Compiled by a panel of experts and featuring 125 seminal cookbooks from the last 100 years, Cookbook Book is a celebration of the world’s most beautiful, influential and informative cookbooks.

The Grain Bowl: A delicious take on the latest superfood meal, with innovative grain, seed, and rice recipes ideal for everyday healthy eating.

Recipes from The Woods: 100 delicious recipes featuring game and foraged ingredients showcase the pleasure of cooking from the woods.

Tacopedia: Everything you need to know about the taco. Includes 100 authentic recipes adapted from the Mexican best-seller from fillings and tortillas to salsas and sauces.

Toast: 50 seasonal recipes that reimagine the "bread and butter" of cuisine with simple ingredients in surprising ways.

Vegetables from an Italian Garden: Over 350 delicious vegetable recipes to cook throughout the year.

What to Cook and How to Cook It: The ultimate cookbook for beginners, showing how to cook easy, delicious meals for every day of the week.

The Book of Tapas: Over 250 tapas dishes from the authors of Spain: The Cookbook.

Eataly: Contemporary Italian Cooking: This beautiful cookbook, created in collaboration with Eataly, one of the greatest Italian food brands, features 300 landmark recipes highlighting the best of contemporary Italian home cooking.

The Kitchen Shelf: From a handful of ingredients from your kitchen shelf and a couple of fresh ones from the store, you can create 100 amazing recipes.

Raw: A modern and fresh take on vegetarian, vegan and raw food from celebrated Icelandic chef Solla Eiriksdottir.

The Middle Eastern Vegetarian Cookbook: A collection of vegetarian and vegan dishes influenced by Middle Eastern flavors, from Salma Hage, author of the bestselling The Lebanese Kitchen.

China: The Cookbook

"[A] hefty and vital resource... This is a book dedicated to practicality... The majority of the book's recipes are succinct and easy to shop for... Indispensable." —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review *

"If Guinness World Records 2017 were to have a section on the largest number of recipes collected, written and tested in a year, married writing partners Kei Lum Chan and Diora Fong Chan might step up for the prize... As well as being a definitive reference book, China: The Cookbook is intended as a manual for the home cook." —Newsweek online

"Discover the breadth of China's cuisine... Suitable for novices as well experts." —The Sunday Times

The Nordic Cookbook

"A lush, beautifully organized volume, one of the loveliest of the season thanks in no small part of Nilsson's own idiosyncratic authorial voice." —Eater

"An epic tome, which somehow manages to include what seems to be the whole of traditional and modern cooking from Finland to Greenland." —New York Times

"The definitive guide to Nordic cooking... A hefty volume of 768 pages that's surprisingly accessible [and] illustrates the diversity of [the] region's cuisine." —Bloomberg.com

The Lebanese Kitchen

"Extraordinary ... sensational rural Lebanese cooking." —The Times

"Uncompromising in its fidelity to the way things are done in the Lebanese Kitchen ... you can't fault the comprehensiveness of this book." —Evening Standard

"Hage's food is solid and satisfying." —The Washington Post

India Cookbook

"beautifully-designed... indispensable information on ingredients and equipment... manages to make even the most exotic and esoteric regional recipes accessible with straightforward methods and plain language." —Good Things

"Part of Phaidon's ridiculously popular culinary-bible series, it could mean you'll never need a takeaway again." —Sunday Times

"Beautiful .. 1,000 family recipes that have been collected from all over the subcontinent." —The Independent

The Silver Spoon

"A seriously comprehensive guide that shows that Italian food is about for more than just pasta and pizza." —The Times

"The most successful Italian cookbook of all time." —The Financial Times

"It's not so much one more Italian cookbook as the one-volume encyclopedia of Italian home cookery." —The Wall Street Journal

Mexico: The Cookbook

"If you want to give your taste buds a gustatory tour of Mexico, then Margarita Carrillo is ready to be your guide with Mexico: The Cookbook, her new, encyclopedic take on her country’s cuisine." —NPR Morning Edition

"Mexico: The Cookbook does for Mexican food what Julia Child did for French cuisine." —Vogue.com

"A showstopper. The recipes are as approachable as they are plentiful. Consider it a necessity." —VanityFair.com

Peru: The Cookbook

"A tome of Peruvian food, by its most acclaimed ambassador." —Good Things

Thailand: The Cookbook

"Jean-Pierre Gabriel’s beautiful and ambitious Thailand: The Cookbook extracts 500 recipes from the country’s most seasoned home cooks. Your coffee table will thank you." —Bon Appetit

"Gabriel's luscious photos capture the beauty of Thailand’s people, food, and landscape and rounds out this stellar compilation. Armchair travelers and cooks at all levels will welcome this remarkable book. . . a beautiful collection." —Publishers Weekly

Spain: The Cookbook

"This is an historic book, for those who like to feed the soul as well as the stomach." —Ferran Adria, Guardian 

The Middle Eastern Vegetarian Cookbook

"Vibrant... Proves just how exciting veggie food can be. Heavenly." —Independent

"At last! A compendium of Middle Eastern dishes written especially for vegetarian cooks." —Vegetarian Times

"A vegetarian take on the exciting flavours of the Middle East." —The Sunday Times

Raw

"A fresh take on vegetarian and raw food." —Velocity

"A beautiful book that makes you want to pack up all your belongings and jump on a plane to Reykjavik." —OliveMagazine.com

"I've rarely been so excited by meat-free recipes" —Bloomberg.com

The Kitchen Shelf

"Luckily, the new cookbook The Kitchen Shelf will help to cure all of your cook’s block woes for good." —Vogue.com

"The Kitchen Shelf... promises to end those takeout and delivery dinners once and for all." —Tastebook

"This book comes to the rescue when you haven't had a chance to go shopping. Incredibly, all 100 recipes are based on just 10 cupboard ingredients … From stews and soups to pasta dishes, this is no-frills everyday cooking at its best." —BBC Good Food Magazine

Eataly: Contemporary Italian Cooking

"Fresh Italian twists." —Vanity Fair

"Eataly is the latest in Phaidon's famously elegant line of cookbooks, but we're loving it for more than its simple aesthetic and inviting textured cover... [The visual glossary] is arguably the most useful 40 pages ever published in a cookbook." —Tasting Table

The Book of Tapas

"Reveals the secrets of creating the best and most authentic Spanish tapas ... easy-to-follow recipes for suitable for every occasion ... cleverly concocted by some of the world's best chefs." —The Sunday Express

"It's time to cook up some of Spain's best-loved dishes yourself. ... Brush up on your español at the same time and really impress your dinner guests." —The Sunday Express

What to Cook and How to Cook It

"Makes cooking a doddle." —Sunday Times

"One of the most heavily illustrated cookbooks of all time - Nothing's left to chance and everything is beautifully explained - It could just be the best book for novice cooks ever." —Westside

Vegetables from an Italian Garden

"The recipes are terrific, full of feasible ideas you wouldn’t necessarily think of when faced with a trug of English veg." —Daily Telegraph

"Allotment owners, vegetarians, omnivores and those with a renewed passion for veggie growing, be enticed." —Metro

Toast

"Over-the-top luscious" —as featured on Oprah.com

"Raquel Pelzel's ode to things on bread" —Bon Appétit

"there's a recipe in here for every carb fan out there" —Fine Cooking

Tacopedia

"Everything you ever wanted to know and more about the beloved taco." —TODAY Show

"Que Rico! The where, what and how of a Mexican staple." —Travel & Leisure

"Contains the secrets and origins of popular Mexican foods." —BBC News

Recipes from the Woods

"An excellent glossary and useful advice on foraging for mushrooms."—Shooting times & Country Magazine

"Your mouth will be watering from the first page."—Horse & Countryside

"Deliciously evocative... An indulgent, very Gallic take on the wild-food movement."—The Lady

The Grain Bowl

"Grains are having a culinary moment. But the question is, can grain-based dishes actually be enjoyable?... [Nik Williamson] has produced a spirited response with this cookbook, featuring 90 recipes, sweet and savoury, for all times of day. Oats and rye with baked plums, cherries and pickled hazelnuts dispelled my misgivings. Hearty combinations such as farro with goat's curd, fava beans and pancetta are perfect winter warmers. And [...] there's a handy illustrated grain guide." —The Lady

"Coming from the man behind the now-closed Porridge Café, this has 90 recipes split into Healthy, Meat, Vegetable and Indulgent sections. Most involve about five minutes of preparation and 30 minutes cooking time. The buckwheat, cherry, coconut yogurt and macadamia nut bowl I made was surprisingly filling, and the instructions were easy to follow." —Square Meal Magazine online

Breakfast, Lunch, Tea

"A perfect marriage between French style and sensible English cooking."—The Independent

"Manages to convey the sense that baking a good cake and placing it on a counter, still warm, is a wonderful way to show love and make people happy."—The Guardian

"There's so much here you actually want to cook. Which is what food writing is all about."—Evening Standard

Cookbook Book

"Cookbook Book is total foodie porn."—Goop


China: The Cookbook

"Discover the breadth of China's cuisine... Suitable for novices as well experts." —The Sunday Times

The Nordic Cookbook

"An epic tome, which somehow manages to include what seems to be the whole of traditional and modern cooking from Finland to Greenland." —New York Times

The Lebanese Kitchen

"Uncompromising in its fidelity to the way things are done in the Lebanese Kitchen ... you can't fault the comprehensiveness of this book." —Evening Standard

India Cookbook

"Part of Phaidon's ridiculously popular culinary-bible series, it could mean you'll never need a takeaway again." —Sunday Times

The Silver Spoon

"It's not so much one more Italian cookbook as the one-volume encyclopedia of Italian home cookery." —The Wall Street Journal

Mexico: The Cookbook

"Mexico: The Cookbook does for Mexican food what Julia Child did for French cuisine." —Vogue.com

Thailand: The Cookbook

"Gabriel's luscious photos capture the beauty of Thailand’s people, food, and landscape and rounds out this stellar compilation. Armchair travelers and cooks at all levels will welcome this remarkable book. . . a beautiful collection." —Publishers Weekly

Spain: The Cookbook

"This is an historic book, for those who like to feed the soul as well as the stomach." —Ferran Adria, Guardian 

The Middle Eastern Vegetarian Cookbook

"A vegetarian take on the exciting flavours of the Middle East." —The Sunday Times

Raw

"A fresh take on vegetarian and raw food." —Velocity

The Kitchen Shelf

"The Kitchen Shelf... promises to end those takeout and delivery dinners once and for all." —Tastebook

Eataly: Contemporary Italian Cooking

"Eataly is the latest in Phaidon's famously elegant line of cookbooks, but we're loving it for more than its simple aesthetic and inviting textured cover... [The visual glossary] is arguably the most useful 40 pages ever published in a cookbook." —Tasting Table


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