Ever wondered what your favourite celebrities eat and cook when the cameras are turned off? Duh, of course you have. Luckily, some of our favourite celebrities have brought out recipe books filled with the food they love to eat and cook, and because we pride ourselves on knowing everything about them, naturally we had to check them out. We’ve rounded up 13 of the best celebrity cookbooks to inspire your next kitchen adventure, from Chrissy Teigen to Meghan Markle. We can’t wait to try Chrissy’s fried chicken…
Cravings: Recipes For All The Food You Want to Eat
Our absolute favourite Twitter person ever, Chrissy Teigen, has not one but two cookbooks: Cravings and Hungry for More. Her latest book, Cravings, is filled with recipes she’s been collecting, cooking and ‘gramming for years. Recipes range from John’s famous fried chicken with spicy honey butter to her mum’s Thai classics. We can’t wait to eat them all.
Together: Our Community Cookbook, £9.99
Ok, so Meghan hasn’t technically written this all on her own, but she has launched this cookbook with a group of women affected by the Grenfell fire disaster from the Hubb Community Kitchen. Meghan is a self-confessed foodie and has provided the forward for the book which features over 50 recipes from across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the Mediterranean.
In the Kitchen with Kris: A Kollection of Kardashian-Jenner Family Favourites
Of course we had to include Kris Jenner on this list; her collection of recipes is pretty ridiculous but we love her nonetheless. The book includes family favourites such as the legendary Kardashian Christmas dinner, mac & cheese and more, as well as tips on how to lay the perfect Christmas table and host a dinner party in true Kardashian style.
Notes From My Kitchen
Health goddess Gwyneth Paltrow has built her Goop empire on the basis of leading a healthy lifestyle, so it’s no surprise that her cookbook is filled with over 150 fresh, healthy and easy recipes. Don’t worry, there’s a few indulgent recipes in there, too.
Cookin’ With Coolio: The Ghetto Gourmet
We had to add this one in just for the lols, but believe it or not rapper Coolio has a food web series, also called Cookin’ With Coolio – who knew? His cookbook features budget-friendly recipes for fusion cuisines like Blasian and Ghettalian, and recipes with names like ‘Drunk ass chicken’ and ‘Pimp my Shrimp; tbh we’re going to buy the book for the recipe names alone.
Feed Me Vegan
If you’ve ever been puzzled by vegan food, you’re not alone, but Lucy Watson’s debut cookbook makes vegan food straightforward,delicious and totally accessible. It’s got healthy dishes as well as comfort food and recipes for every occasion, from quick and easy weekday suppers to blow-out Sunday lunches. And of course, it’s all vegan.
Our favourite member of the Fab Five is already a bonafide chef – he’s just opened his first restaurant in New York – but the Queer Eye star is set to release his own book of over 100 recipes in early 2019. He’s been mocked for his simplistic recipes on Queer Eye, ‘guacamole anyone?’, but says his recipe book will include a mix of simple and more complex dishes for every skill level. We literally cannot wait.
My Life on a Plate: Favourite Recipes From Around the World
Did you know Kelis has given up her music career in favour of becoming a Cordon Bleu chef? True story. Her first cookbook is inspired by her love of food globetrotting; it includes recipes from her Puerto Rican heritage, her travels around the world and her childhood in Harlem. We guess her milkshake really did bring all the boys to the yard, then.
Food, Health and Happiness: 115 On Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life
What Oprah doesn’t know about life isn’t worth knowing. Recipes included. In true Oprah style she shares her lifelong struggles with food but also the recipes that have helped her overcome those difficulties and control her weight. With help from some of the chefs that helped over the years, Oprah shares healthy, simple pleasures like unfried chicken and turkey chilli.
Cook. Eat. Love
Who doesn’t love Fearne Cotton? Her cookbook covers literally everything from healthy delicious breakfasts to comforting dinners and even elevenses all packed with goodness. Some of the best sounding recipes include a salted caramel chocolate slice and Thai coconut soup; yum!
Whiskey in a Teacup
Southern belle Reese Witherspoon’s debut cookbook does not disappoint. It’s all about celebrating classic Southern dishes liker her Grandmother Dorothea’s recipe for fried chicken as well as Reese’s tips on traditional Southern entertainment, decorating her home, bridal showers and more.
The Tucci Table
Hands down one of our favourite actors ever, Stanley Tucci, has not one but two recipe books. His books celebrate recipes from his Italian heritage as well as those from his British wife, Felicity Blunt. Expect mouthwatering recipes such as pasta al forno as well as classic British cuisine like shepard’s pie and sausage rolls; weird mix we know, but we’re kind of into it.