November cookbooks include the latest from Nigella, the first book from a YouTube phenom, and a cookbook from the man behind Mission Chinese.
Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food by Nigella Lawson (Flatiron), Nov. 3
In her first title with Flatiron Books, the British writer, chef, and television personality returns with a book of “uncomplicated” and “relaxed” recipes.
The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook: Sweet Treats for the Geek in All of Us by Rosanna Pansino (Atria), Nov. 3
The debut cookbook from YouTube sensation Pansino, first announced in July. Pansino, who now boasts more than 4 million YouTube subscribers, builds off the dishes featured on her Internet show, which are inspired by her love of video games, science fiction, math, comics, and lots of other things considered "nerdy," said Atria.
Spuntino: Comfort Food (New York Style) by Russell Norman (Bloomsbury USA), Nov. 3
Norman, owner of Spuntino in London’s Soho, offers up a British chef’s spin on American classics in this new book inspired by his jaunts to New York City. The 120 recipes include burgers, buttermilk fried chicken, and mac and cheese.
The Mission Chinese Food Cookbook by Danny Bowien and Chris Ying (Anthony Bourdain/Ecco), Nov. 10
Bowien, co-owner of the hugely popular Mission Chinese Food restaurant (with San Francisco and New York locations), tracks his meteoric rise as a James Beard Award-winning chef, alongside the recipes that embody his remix of Chinese and American dishes.
The Mediterranean Family Table: 125 Simple, Everyday Recipes Made with the Most Delicious and Healthiest Food on Earth by Angelo Acquista, M.D. (William Morrow), Nov. 10
According to our review, Acquista, a Sicilian-born physician now living in the U.S., “combines the culinary wisdom of his upbringing with his medical knowledge in this wholehearted collection of recipes.”