“The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite.” ~ A. J. Liebling

Gourmet Junkie Favourites

Showcasing superlative writing that combines an appetite for history, thirst for travel and hunger for meaning.

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
Elizabeth Gilbert

Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things: An Impossible Journey from Kabul to Chiapas
Gary Geddes

City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi
William Dalrymple

Eating India: Exploring a Nation’s Cuisine
Chitrita Banerji

Food: A Taste of the Road (Travellers’ Tales)
Edited by Richard Sterling

Recommended Cook Books

Chef at Home
Michael Smith

Cook with Jamie: My Guide to Making You a Better Cook
Jamie Oliver

Jamie at Home: Cook Your Way to the Good Life
Jamie Oliver

Barefoot Contessa at Home: Everyday Recipes You’ll Make Over and Over Again
Ina Garten

Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredients
Ina Garten

365: No Repeats–A Year of Deliciously Different Dinners (A 30-Minute Meal Cookbook)
Rachel Ray