Food Literature Book Club

“You can’t just eat good food. You’ve got to talk about it too. And you’ve got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food.” Kurt Vonnegut “Jailbird” We’ve often looked wistfully at our bookselling colleagues as they promote their book clubs. Although we are known as a cookbook shop, in truth, […]

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Meat: the ultimate companion by Anthony Puharich and Libby Travers
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Author Event: Meat: the ultimate companion by Anthony Puharich & Libby Travers

We’ve managed to squeeze one more event in before the end of the year! On Tuesday 4th December, please join us for an intimate chat with legendary butcher Anthony Puharich (Victor Churchill) and his co-author Libby Travers. About the Event Where:  Books for Cooks 115-121 Victoria St, Queen Victoria Market When: Tuesday 4th December 6.15pm […]

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Suqar: desserts & sweets from the modern Middle East by Greg & Lucy Malouf
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Suqar: desserts & sweets from the modern Middle East

Our last event 2018 promises to be one of our best! Back for a very short visit to Melbourne, acclaimed chef, author and inspiration to a generation of Melbourne chefs, Greg Malouf will be in store in conversation with us about his new book SUQAR. About the Event Where:  Books for Cooks 115-121 Victoria St, […]

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Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan published by Murdoch Books December 2017 $49.95
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Book Launch – Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan

Book Launch On Monday 5 December, Tony Tan will be joining us instore to chat about his new & first book Hong Kong Food City When: 6.30pm Monday 4 December 2017 Where: Books for Cooks Cost: $10 includes tastes, drinks and a great chat Bookings:  via Eventbrite  About the Book: Hong Kong Food City We […]

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A Timeline of Australian Food by Jan O'Connell
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Book Launch – A Timeline of Australian Food by Jan O’Connell

Book Launch On Tuesday 5 December, Jan O’Connell will be joining us instore to chat about her new book A Timeline of Australian Food: from mutton to Masterchef and explore how Australian eating and drinking habits have evolved over the last 150 years or so. When: 6.30pm Tuesday 5 December 2017 Where: Books for Cooks […]

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