Just as TV didn’t kill the radio, the internet hasn’t made cookbooks, food and wine books obsolete. In many ways, it has have made them better.
Cookbooks, food and wine books have more to offer than just recipes. In many ways, they have become beautiful storybooks and autobiographies. They are showpieces that pay homage to a culture, a cuisine or a place or an ingredient. They become a keepsake that is treasured over time.
Cookbooks are no longer just cookbooks. Sure, there will always books dedicated to chicken recipes, but these days perusing the cookbook aisle at the bookstore will reveal so much more depth. You’ll uncover books that you’ll want to keep by your bedside just as much as you’ll want to bring into the kitchen.