The Greatest Cookbooks Of All Time

Looking for the perfect Christmas present for the food lover in your life? Cookbooks are a wonderful gift, so why not peruse this list of the 25 greatest cookbooks of all time - chosen by top chefs, cookery authors, food editors, critics and bloggers - for inspiration.

The list was created by 1000 Cookbooks, an app which allows users to discover and explore the best cookbooks in the world, the judging panel included over 400 industry professionals who ranked each book taking into consideration how often it is used and how influential it is. 

Here are the books they have judged to be the top 25 greatest cookbooks of all time.

1 Nose To Tail Eating by Fergus Henderson
2 Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child
3 Roast Chicken and Other Stories by Simon Hopkinson
4 French Provincial Cooking  by Elizabeth David
5 White Heat by Marco Pierre White

6 The French Laundry Cookbook by Thomas Keller
7 New Larousse Gastronomique by Prosper Montagne
8 Zuni Café Cookbook by Judy Rodgers
9 Thai Food by David Thompson
10 The Joy of Cooking by Irma Starkhoff and Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker
11 Essentials of Classic Cooking Italian by Marcella Hazan
12 Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi
13 Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi
14 The Kitchen Diaries by Nigel Slater

15 Japanese Cooking – A Simple Art by Shizuo Tsuji
16 The Cook’s Companion by Stephanie Alexander
17 How To Eat by Nigella Lawson
18 The Classic Italian Cook Book by Marcella Hazan
19 The River Café Cookbook by Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers

20 Momofuku by David Chang
21 Moro: The Cookbook by Sam & Sam Clarke
22 Le Guide Culinaire by Auguste Escoffier
23 Ottolenghi:  The Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi
24 The New Book of Middle Eastern Food by Claudia Roden
25 A Book of Middle Eastern Food by Claudia Roden


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