Ever wondered how food writer Grace Dent made it from a childhood of beige food to a career critiquing some of the best restaurants in the world? Or how David Chang became the mastermind behind much-loved noodle bar Momofuku? Want to get your hands on the Thai recipes that Chrissy Teigen grew up with? Or to find out what the ultimate diet is according to a New York Times investigative journalist? Find all this and more in our pick of the food books to get your teeth into this season.
1. Eat a Peach by David Chang
From serving up ramen and pork buns at Momofuku Noodle Bar in Manhattan’s East Village, David Chang went on to become one of the most influential chefs of his time. But his journey wasn’t without its challenges—and this memoir lays everything bare, from his struggles with mental health to his flops and frustrations.