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What’s Cookin? The Art of Cookbook Design

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Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and naturally, we’re consumed by thoughts of delectable cuisine. This got us pondering the fascinating world of cookbook design. We have a deep appreciation for the art of book design, and what better occasion to explore the vibrant landscape of cookbook aesthetics? With so many options to choose from, narrowing down our favorites wasn’t an easy task. Nevertheless, here’s a selection of cookbooks that have left a lasting impression on us.


Nothing Fancy

Alison Roman

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The cover of “Nothing Fancy” immediately captivates with its clean design and vibrant colors. Embracing the essence of its title, the design follows a minimalist approach, setting it apart from the rest. At Flux, we understand that achieving simplicity can be surprisingly challenging.


Ottolenghi FLAVOUR

Yotam Ottolenghi

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Ottolenghi FLAVOUR beckons with its vibrant simplicity, exuding an air of fine artistry. This book seamlessly melds color, striking photography, and captivating illustrations to create a visual delight.



Black Food: Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora [A Cookbook]

Bryant Terry


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This cover undeniably wields a powerful visual punch. Its bold use of color and typography demands your attention. This cookbook is truly one-of-a-kind, weaving together narratives and historical insights to present a diverse collection of recipes from across the globe.Do yourself a flavor and get this book.




Cook This Book

Molly Baz

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It’s the inner pages of this treasure that truly make a lasting impression. Through its skillful use of color and typography, it weaves a layout masterpiece that leaves you yearning for more. “Cook This Book” is not just a repository of favorite recipes; it’s a comprehensive teaching tool. This book is a visual delight.


Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen
Yasmin Kahn

Elegantly embellished, with the illusion of tactile texture, this book is a sensory delight. Its cover and the pages within foretell a journey of vibrant, bold flavors in the dishes it offers. The author takes you on a culinary voyage, sharing recipes gathered from her travels to diverse kitchens and infuses each page with a heartfelt touch.


Which is your favorite? We’d love to know. 



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