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Cookbook Library

Are you a fan of cookbooks? Interested in vintage recipes and food history? Explore the library of vintage cookbooks, cultural cookbooks, retailers, and free resources. Your next favorite recipe may very well be found here. :) Feel free to take a tour here every now and then. I just started collecting everything here in January 2021 and I’ll be updating the page on a quarterly basis. Is there a book I should get to know and add to the list? Please do share!

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Cookbooks focusing on the culinary heritage of Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden).

The Nordic Cookbook by Magnus Nilsson [2015]*

Fire and Ice: Classic Nordic Cooking by Darra Goldstein [2016]*

The Nordic Baking Book by Magnus Nilsson [2018]*

Dining With Jean Sibelius by Ritva Lehmusoksa & Risto Lehmusoksa [2015]*


How To Eat: Vintage Classics Anniversary [2018] by Nigella*

Food in England: A Complete Guide to the Food That Makes Us Who We are [2009 edition]*


Margaret Fulton’s Encyclopedia Of Food & Cookery: The Complete Kitchen Companion From A To Z [2006 Edition]*



The Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. I’ve found so many great cookbooks here, the vintage marshmallow recipe is just one delicious example of my journeys here. The database includes American, Canadian, and UK libraries.


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