These beautiful, well-tested, inspiring cookbooks by Western authors make wonderful presents on their own, but we’ve gone a step further. Each is paired with a related ingredient or tool, making an extra-thoughtful package
Taking us back to when fresh herbs were unknown, Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years That Changed Our Culinary Consciousness is a terrific tale of how California shaped the way America eats today. Everyone from Julia Child to Thomas Keller shows up in its funny, revealing interviews.
Gift to go with: California artichokes (pezzinifarms.com)