Bakers will love these celebrity cookbooks filled with tons of yummy recipes

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Tangy Tart Hot and Sweet by Padma Lakshmi

We all know Padma Lakshmi as the host of Bravo’s Top Chef,and that’s probably the main reason why her cookbook is so popular. But, it definitely lives up to its expectations. Tangy Tart Hot and Sweet: A World of Recipes for Every Day was released in 2007 and is still selling steadily.

The cookbook is focused on international dishes that are easy and accessible. So, yes they look sophisticated, but you won’t be stressing out in the kitchen 10 minutes before your guests arrive. It allows the average cook to introduce new, exotic flavors into their homes and celebrate every spice.

Lakshmi shares with her readers over 200 dishes that will make your mouth water. Some of the prize recipes in here are her Roasted Citrus Chicken, Tangy Jicama Salad, Honeycomb Ice Cream (which pairs perfectly with any baked good or can be eaten on its own), and the Red Snapper with Green Apple and Mint Chutney.

For the bakers of the world, Lakshmi delivers her original take on the churro, calling them Sugar and Cinnamon Crisps. These delicious little devils are easy to make and will surely cure any sweet tooth. Pair them with her Honey Comb and Fig Ice Cream for a yummy dessert worthy of any table.

The title is no exaggeration. Lakshmi really does provide her fans with tangy, tart, hot, and sweet foods. So no matter what your palate is craving, you will certainly be satisfied with one or two of the dishes in this flavorful book.

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We hope these cookbooks will inspire the baker in you to get baking. Which cookbook are you ready to crack open first? Let us know in the comments!