2 Cookbooks You Must Check Out

Delicious recipes, from simple to complex



After dining at the Los Angeles-based Gjelina last year, I became obsessed with chef Travis Lett’s eclectic, simple, and rustic style of Cal-Med cooking. His new cookbook, Gjelina, doesn’t disappoint: 125 recipes and beautiful photographs. Gjelina: Cooking from Venice, California, $21

My other favorite new cookbook is Nopi, the follow-up to Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s best-sellers Plenty and Plenty More. These recipes from his acclaimed London restaurant are more complex than Lett’s but wonderfully worth the effort. Nopi: The Cookbook, $30; Tattered Cover, Denver; The Bookworm, Edwards; Boulder Book Store, Boulder

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Browse. Buy. Eat. Discover. See what's new and trending, plus tips for great local finds. CH&L editor at large Rebecca Gart shares her favorite discoveries from around the state of Colorado. 

A former reporter for The Daily Camera in Boulder, and writer/editor for InLine magazine and Delicious Living, Rebecca has also written for Cooking Light and Natural Health. She currently writes about what’s trending in home design, food, lifestyle, beauty and shopping for CH&L. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, snowshoeing, skiing, biking and playing tennis. She and her husband Ken have three children.

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