The best Cookbooks to your door
Gordon Ramsay’s triumphant return to the Dubai scene is just the latest in a run of celebrity chefs to open restaurants in the city. While it continues to expand, we’re spending more and more nights out dining on food inspired by the master chefs. While we’re happy to indulge, we can’t maintain it seven nights a week, but we’re more than happy to bone up on shipping skills to get their cookery books…
All books on this page are available from Amazon.com
A simple and wholesome recipe for every day of the year from Gary Rhodes, the man behind Rhodes W1 at the Grosvenor House.
175 Home recipes with a twist
Multi-Michelin-starred chef Pierre Gagnaire is a master of modern French cuisine.
Atul’s Curries of the World
Indian food has never been as romantic as Atul Kochhar’s Rang Mahal. Try making your own.
Nobu: The Cookbook
Co-written by Robert De Niro, Nobu Matsuhisa’s cookbook has beautiful photography to match the food.
Richard Sandoval’s New Latin Flavours
For more Latin tastes à la Maya Modern Mexican Kitchen + Lounge and Toro Toro, pick up Sandoval’s cookbook.
Rasoi: New Indian Kitchen
As with his popular restaurant, Indego, Vineet Bhatia’s cookbook straddles the line between modern and classic.
Made in Sicily
Giorgio Locatelli’s book can be read without ever following a recipe, so lyrical is the writing and captivating the photography. Follow up with a trip to Ronda Locatelli.
Everyday Super food
Jamie’s Italian is the prolific chef’s first foray to the Middle East and this brand new cookery book showcases a new obsession with healthy eating.
The Yellow Chilli CookBook
Sanjeev Kapoor presents the longest-running cookery show on Indian television and his restaurant Options is a favourite.
Wild Food From Land and Sea
Marco Pierre White was the youngest chef to receive three Michelin stars – you will never cook like him. But enjoy this anyway.
Ma Cuisines FranÇaise
More than 1,000 pages of French excellence make this an ambitious tome. We’d expect nothing less from the man behind STAY by Yannick Alléno.
Wolfgang Puck Makes it Healthy
Puck has made a name for himself with excellent steak at restaurants such as CUT, but here he focuses on healthier dishes.
My Great Indian Cookbook
Vikas Khanna seems to have it all: great looks, cooking skills, and the successful Junoon restaurant. Learn his secrets with this book.
Men Love Pies, Girls Like Hummus
Quirkiest cookbook goes to Simon Rimmer, and that should come as no surprise to anybody who has visited The Scene.
Antonio Carluccio’s Pasta
Simple, understated, elegant and passionate – the description applies equally to Carluccio’s the restaurant, the man or this book.
Dubai favourite Jason Atherton’s new restaurant Marina Social will do well to serve the delicious-looking desserts on show in this pretty pudding book.
Greg Malouf’s celebrity-backed Clé has oodles of style and, we dare say, not a few of the modern Middle Eastern vegetarian dishes included here.
Passion for Seafood
We’re eager to check out Bread Street Kitchen when it opens at Atlantis The Palm. Until then, we’ll have to make do with the sweary chef’s seafood.