8 Lists that make gift giving simpler

Need some help choosing a gift from someone who loves food and drink? Here are our suggestions for eight different types of serious cooks, readers, or those who are both.

ADVENTUROUS HOME COOKS
BITTER by Jennifer McLagan
MAXIMUM FLAVOR by Aki Kamozawa and H. Alexander Talbot
MY PORTUGAL by George Mendes
PLENTY MORE by Yotam Ottolenghi
PRUNE by Gabrielle Hamilton
SUGAR RUSH by Johnny Iuzzini

AVID READERS
COOKBOOK BOOK by Annahita Kamali & Florian Böhm
THE LANGUAGE OF FOOD by Dan Jurafsky
PROVENCE, 1970 by Luke Barr
THE THIRD PLATE by Dan Barber

BEGINNING COOKS
HOW TO COOK EVERYTHING FAST by Mark Bittman
MAKE IT AHEAD by Ina Garten
RUHLMAN’S HOW TO ROAST by Michael Ruhlman
TWELVE RECIPES by Cal Peternell

THAT PERSON WHO HAS EVERYTHING
99 INSPIRATIONAL CHEFS
EL BULLI 2005-2011 by Ferran Adrià
A HISTORY OF CHAMPAGNE by Henry Vizitelly
NOTES FROM A KITCHEN, Vol 3, Pt. 1 by Jeff Scott
SPOON by Alain Ducasse

PROFESSIONAL BAKERS
BREAD REVOLUTION by Peter Reinhart
DOMINIQUE ANSEL’S SECRET RECIPES by Dominque Ansel
EVOLUTION by Jordi Puigvert
PATISSERIE by William and Susan Curley
SO GOOD #12

PROFESSIONAL COOKS
HERITAGE by Sean Brock
RELAE by Christian Puglisi
THE PROFESSIONAL CHARCUTERIE SERIES
Volume 1
Volume 2
TOO MANY CHIEFS, ONLY ONE INDIAN by Sat Bains
THE WIZARD’S COOKBOOK by Ronny Emborg

WHEN YOU NEED SOMETHING SMALL AND FUN
THE CHEF SAYS by Nach Waxman and Matt Sartwell
LADURÉE CHOCOLATE
THE SHORT STACK COLLECTION
#1 Eggs
#2 Tomatoes
#3 Strawberries
#4 Buttermilk
#5 Grits
#6 Sweet Potatoes
#7 Broccoli
#8 Honey
#9 Plums
#10 Corn
#11 Apples

WINE AND SPIRITS LOVERS
BEST WHITE WINE IN THE WORLD by Stuart Pigott
DEATH & CO. by David Kaplan, Nick Fauchald, and Alex Day
JURA WINE by Wink Lorch
LIQUID INTELLIGENCE by Dave Arnold
SHERRY by Talia Baiochi