9 cookbooks for book lovers

PR pros have to eat just like everyone else. Here are some repositories of culinary delights for literature fiends—and their friends, too.

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Are you looking to combine your love of books and a passion for good food?

As a follow up to a previous PR Daily post on cookbooks for writers , let’s take a look at cookbooks for book lovers. In addition to challenging and novel recipes, literary cookbooks offer a glimpse into the life of the author, their characters, and the time, place and culture from which they hail.

1. “Jane Austen Cookbook” has recipes taken from the Austen family’s “Household Book.”

Would love to try: Martha’s almond cheesecakes

No thanks, I ‘ll pass: Wine-roasted gammon and pigeon Ppe

2. “Dinner with Mr. Darcy: Recipes Inspired by the Novels of Jane Austen” features authentic regency recipes adapted for modern cooks.

Would love to try: Strawberry tartlets

No thanks, I ‘ll pass: Calf’s foot jelly

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