Erin Pride-Swaney

Experiental cookbook shaped by travel, eateries, experiences

“How to Eat a Peach” author comes up with a menu and then decides who to invite over for dinner.

Beyond carrot cake: Baked sweets that taste of nature

The cookbook “Sticky Fingers, Green Thumb” celebrates vegetables, edible flowers and herbs in baked desserts.

Winning recipes: ‘A celebration in the face of harshness’

Chef Bonnie Frumkin Morales’ “Kachka” is the winner of Piglet 2018, Food52’s cookbook tournament.

Both Piglet contenders deserve a spot on your cookbook shelf

Day 8 of Food52’s tournament is a close match with “Kaukasis” versus “King Solomon’s Table.”

‘Bravetart’ wins Piglet bakeoff for its iconic dessert recipes

It’s just desserts: Day 7 of Food52’s cookbook competition pits ‘Bravetart’ against ‘Tartine All Day.’

‘Night + Market’ deemed the more compelling Piglet cookbook

Day 6 of Food52’s competition pitted alluring “Night + Market” against food lit “The Art of Flavor.”

It’s pho vs. alliums in battle of the cookbooks

“The Pho Cookbook” demystifies the intimidating soup, while “Onions Etcetera” is a big surprise.

Thai cookbook “Bangkok” brings it in Piglet Tournament face-off

In round three of Food52’s NCAA-like competition, “Bangkok” beats out “Auentico.”

‘Six Seasons’ cookbook wins round 2 of Piglet Tournament

Day 2 of Food52’s competition faced “Six Seasons” by Joshua McFadden against “Gather” by Gill Meller.

How far will ‘Salt, Acid, Fat, Heat’ go in Piglet Tournament?

The Herald’s cookbook reviewer takes a look at the books competing in this year’s Food52 contest.

‘Between Harlem and Heaven’ a history of Afro-American food

This cookbook from New York chefs a pretty apt choice to cook from during Black History Month.

Tiny book “Tonic” packed with with homeopathic remedies

Tanita de Ruijt’s recipes help support your body’s natural defences and heighten your state of mind.

From Halloween to New Year’s Eve: Festive dishes for the holidays

Gizzi Erskine’s new cookbook is a collection of recipes inspired by fall and winter celebrations.

Have an interest in craft chocolate? Join the revolution

“Bean to Bar: America’s Craft Chocolate Revolution” has recipes by chocolate makers and pastry chefs.

‘Sweet’ is a cookbook treat published just in time for the holidays

Narrowing down which desserts to bake from Yotam Ottolenghi’s and pastry chef Helen Goh’s new cookbook, “Sweet: Desserts from London’s Ottolenghi” seemed like a Herculean… Continue reading

Chef Tim Anderson’s new cookbook demystifies Japanese cookery

“JapanEasy” will boost your confidence and prep you for grander things like sushi knife angles.

Branch out: ‘Tasting Cider’ recipes call for hard apple cider

Top cider makers share how they like to make hush puppies, bread pudding and the pear-fect cocktail.

New cookbook is like a one-way ticket to the Tuscan coast

Midsummer days call for lighter fare, meals served out of doors and dinners that don’t require hours at a hot stove. Summer is also the… Continue reading

‘Tartine All Day’ offers gluten-free recipes for the modern cook

I’ve been waiting eagerly for Elisabeth Prueitt’s second book, “Tartine All Day: Modern Recipes for the Home Cook.” The book is full of recipes Prueitt… Continue reading

Add a new cookie to your holiday baking repertoire

The yearly holiday cookie bake is full of hand-me-down recipes and vintage classics, but I still make room for the new. I love how many… Continue reading