Bookselling Ireland

Cookbook of the Year

Bookselling Ireland

Cookbook of the Year

About The Award

Irish food enjoys a world-class reputation. Irish celebrity chefs have become household names, and the success of their cookbooks has given the Irish publishing industry a massive boost. Long may that continue.

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The 2021 Shortlist

Trisha’s 21-Day Reset
Trisha Lewis
The Daly Dish Rides Again
Gina and Karol Daly
Soup, Broth, Bread
Rachel Allen
Learn to Cook with Neven
Neven Maguire
Darina Allen: How to Cook
Darina Allen
Everyday Cook
Donal Skehan

Cookbook of the Year 2020

Midweek Meals

By Neven Maguire

Even if you like to cook, getting dinner on the table Monday to Friday can be a daily drag. But not any longer! Neven Maguire’s fantastic book will inspire you to create real, fast and delicious family food – all ready to eat in jig time. This family-friendly, modern cookbook will inspire you every day and soon become your new best friend in the kitchen.

by Joseph O’Connor
Normal People
by Sally Rooney
Midwinter Break
by Bernard MacLaverty
Solar Bones
by Mike McCormack

Previous Winners

2020 – Midweek Meals by Neven Maguire

2019 – Cornucopia by Tony Keogh, Aoife Carrigy, the Chefs of Cornucopia, Deirdre and Dairine McCafferty

2018 – Currabinny Cookbook by James Kavanagh and William Murray

2017 – Cook Well, Eat Well by Rory O’Connell

2016 – The World of the Happy Pear by Stephen & David Flynn

2015 – The Virtuous Tart by Susan Jane White

2014 – The Nation’s Favourite Food Fast! by Neven Maguire

2013 – 30 Years of Ballymaloe by Darina Allen

2012 – Eat Like An Italian by Catherine Fulvio


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