Hey Brittle Paper Fam! If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to cook more, we’ve crafted the perfect list for you. This short list highlights some of our favorite cookbooks written by authors from around all over the continent. From famous social media creators, professional chefs, and even a Great British Baking Show quarterfinalist, this list is sure to add something unique and special to your menus.

Bonus: Here are some upcoming cookbook titles for 2022 to add to your list wishlist!

My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi

Sankofa by Eric Adjepong

A Good Day to Bake: Simple Baking Recipes for Every Mood by Benjamina Ebuehi 

Hosting with Lazy Makoti: A Celebration of Food by Mogau Seshoene

My Everyday Lagos Kitchen: Nigerian Cooking at Home and in the Diaspora by Yewande Komolafe