This year, perhaps by default, was something of a vintage one for home cooking. As many people were forced to spend much more time in their kitchens, they took to cooking like never before – from breads and cakes to comfort foods and elaborate dishes.
Cookery books were right there with us. Many people revisited old classics, but there were some stellar new releases, too. Here at Telegraph Food, we loved Nigella Lawson’s latest tome, Cook Eat Repeat (who didn’t?). Falastin by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley wowed us, as did Regula Ysewijn’s Oats in the North, Wheat from the South, a wonderful look at the history of British baking.
Thankfully, the 2021 line-up looks set to be just as tasty, with some particularly exciting new releases, including a celebration of refugee and immigrant cooking, a volume centring on grandmothers’ recipes, and a new