2024 promises to be a brilliant year of book releases for every kind of cook – whether you’re in need of easy midweek dinners, comfort food favourites, plant-based dishes, or something to satiate your sweet tooth.
From slow cooker and air fryer recipes to vegan cookbooks to baking bibles, we’ve rounded up some of the best new releases to look forward to this coming year.
Comfort food gets the Ottolenghi treatment in this beautifully photographed new cookbook. Featuring over 100 inventive new recipes, combined with personal reflections and anecdotes from the authors, COMFORT is a deeply personal love letter to the nostalgic power of food.
Whether you’re vegan, flexitarian, or simply looking to eat more vegetables and less meat, this new cookbook from Rukmini Iyer, the hugely popular author of The Roasting Tin series, is for you. Find everything from 15-minute “quick carb” recipes, to 30-minute dinners the whole family will enjoy, to meal plans, batch-cooking inspiration, and menu ideas to help you pull off an effortless dinner party spread.
Roxy Pope and Ben Pook, the duo behind the popular So Vegan platform, are back with another collection of fuss-free recipes that show the rich, delicious variety of plant-based cooking. Expect 100 recipes for mouth-watering dishes including Barbecued Mushroom Tacos, Creamy Pesto Rosso Gnocchi, Lemongrass + Coconut Curry, and Gooey Chocolate Brownies.
Fans of Nathan Anthony’s Bored of Lunch series already know what a life-saver his easy slow cooker and air fryer recipes are. Now, slow cooker users can look forward to a new batch of mouth-watering recipes that are even simpler to make, including Chicken Noodle Soup, Vegetarian Enchiladas, Tomato and Mascarpone Risotto with Sticky Halloumi, and Carrot Cake Overnight Oats.
Want to enjoy indulgent homemade treats without switching the oven on? Eloise Head, the food creator also known as Fitwaffle, has you covered. Find 100 no-bake recipes suck as Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake, White Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake, Very Berry Cream Pie, Speculoos Millionaire’s Bars, and Peanut Caramel Fudge.
Pastry chef Nicola Lamb breaks down everything you need to know about baking, along with over 100 gorgeous sweet and savoury recipes to practice your newfound knowledge.
Nathan Anthony is back with yet another collection of super simple, super fast recipes to help you get the most out of your air fryer – whether you’re in need of a speedy fakeaway, an easy midweek meal, a showstopper brunch dish, or moreish sides.
Food blogger Anisa Karolia wowed everyone with The Ramadan Cookbook in 2023, which featured brilliant recipes for those observing the holy month of Ramadan and celebrating Eid al-Fitr. Now, she’s back with 80 more family-friendly recipes, with chapters covering one-pot dishes, healthier options, 15-minute snacks, and more.
Recipe developer, presenter, podcast host and former Mob food lead Sophie Wyburd has created the ultimate comfort food bible packed with 100 simple, fuss-free recipes. Expect hearty dishes like Burst Chipotle Tomatoes with White Beans and Feta, Chicken Butter and Pancetta Tagliatelle, and Celeriac Schnitzel with Charred Pepper Salsa.
Proving that plant-based cooking needn’t be complicated or boring, chef and @RebelRecipes food blogger Niki Webster’s latest book has 70 vegan recipes that can all be cooked in an air fryer in 30 minutes or less. Whether you’re the proud owner of an air fryer or keen to incorporate more plant-based options into your meal plan, this is the cookbook for you.
Suzanne Mulholland, better known as @thebatchlady, has amassed hundreds of thousands of followers thanks to her easy prep-ahead recipes and shopping tips. In this book, she shares over 100 recipes that take no more than 15 minutes to prepare and can be planned around the weekly food shop.